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  • Winter Newsletter

    The North Cheshire Rail Users Group have published their Winter Newsletter ....

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  • Halton Curve Campaign

    29th February 2020

    The North Cheshire Rail Users Group was last night officially recognised for 30 years hard work ....

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  • Frodsham Footbridge Project

    8th December 2019

    A temporary scaffold footbridge will now NOT be provided at Frodsham ....

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  • Castle Park Semaphore Signal Unveiling

    1st June 2019

    30 years of campaigning officially came to an end today on Saturday 1st June as two semaphore signals were unveiled in Castle Park .....

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  • The Halton Curve

    19th May 2019

    The Halton curve finally opened on 19th May 2019 ....

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  • The Early Days of NCRUG

    23rd May 2019

    A look back at the early days NCRUG and its first chairman ....

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Cheshire Best Kept Stations

10th January 2017

Frodsham and Chester Railway Stations have scooped awards at Cheshire Best Kept Stations Awards Evening ....

Frodsham again won an award at the Cheshire Best Kept Station Awards Evening held at the Grange Theatre, Hartford on 10th January 2017.

The event, which was attended by dignitaries from across the County, many senior railway industry officials and Cheshire Station adopters was an outstanding success.

It was attended by 140 representatives from the "Community Railway Family".

Frodsham Station looked after by a team led by Janet and Philip Briggs won an award for twelve years in a row and is a tribute to the hard work undertaken by the team.  The Station forms a splendid "Gateway" to this Cheshire Market Town.

Geraint Morgan, Community Affairs Manager for Arriva Trains Wales (ATW), the Train Operating Company at Frodsham and Margaret Benson, Station Manager, were present when the Award was announced.

Arriva Train Wales have supported the work at Frodsham and the NCRUG enthusiasticallyl.

Janet has only recently stepped down as Chairman of the NCRUG.

An award was also made to Chester Station where the "Queen's 90th Birthday" had been celebrated with stalls and displays on the station concourse by the Chester Samaritans, the Ffestiniog Railway, Chester Model Railway Club, Mersey Morris Men and the NCRUG. with facilities provided by ATW and facilitated by the Manager on the day Mark Messham.

The event in June was organised by Sally Buttifant of Cheshire West and Chester Council and the Mid Cheshire Community Rail Partnership.

Mark, supported by NCRUG, received the Award on Behalf of ATW and it will be displayed at the Customer Service office at Chester Station.

Deputy Mayor of Cheshire West and Chester Council, Cllr. Razia Danials joined in the celebrations with the recipient's of both awards. 

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