Line News & Events

  • Beyond Ellesmere Port

    3rd June 2024

    A long-term vision for a ‘metro’ styled service around the Mersey Basin …

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  • Summer 2023 Newsletter

    The North Cheshire Rail Users Group have published their Summer  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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Jubilee Class Steam Locomotive

24th July 2016

The Jubilee Class Locomotive 45690 "Leander" could be seen at Frodsham on Sunday 24th July when it stopped to take water from 11.01 to 11.21.

The train originated at Liverpool Lime Street and travelled over the historic Liverpool and Manchester Railway via Huyton to Warrington before proceeding on to Llandudno and Holyhead.

The train returned from there at 17.45 and "Leander" worked the train to Chester the return to Liverpool again via Warrington was with a Class 37 diesel.

The locomotive was booked to work through Frodsham light engine at 22.30.

There is steam at Frodsham again on 26th July when 46115 is booked to call at 07.36 and depart at 08.10, the train is booked to Blaenau Ffestiniog which will be a first!!!!!

The return journey sees the train calling again and departs at 19.26.

This train is operated by the Railway Touring Company

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