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  • Runcorn East Celebrations

    3rd October 2018

    Runcorn East Railway Station marks the station's 35th Opening Anniversary and an end of an era with ATW ....

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  • Latest NCRUG News

    1st October 2018

    Read the latest News from North Cheshire Rail Users Group ....

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  • Liverpool Here We Come

    10th June 2018

    Sunday 10th June was a significant milestone in the history of the North Cheshire Rail Users Group .... 

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  • Helsby Footbridge

    13th June 2018

    Helsby Footbridge works have started and two temporary footbridges are now in place ....

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  • Winter Newsletter

    7th February 2018

    NCRUG have published their latest newsletter for Winter 2018 ....

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  • Halton Curve Upgrade

    2nd February 2018

    The next stage of the Halton Curve upgrade gets underway .....

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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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