Line News & Events

  • 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

    23rd January 2018

    Frodsham is Cheshire's Best Kept Station 2017 ....

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  • Halton Curve Project

    18th November 2017

    Work is continuing on the Halton Curve Project ....

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  • Waiting for the Workers, Winter 1936

    6th September 2017

    Helsby and Alvanley railway station has been brought back to life by Nick Harling ....

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  • John Hobbs

    7th September 2017

    It is with great sadness that the North Cheshire Rail Users Group must report the death of John Hobbs ....

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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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