Post Tagged with: "rail"

Rail firm helps Wistaston Scouts stay on right track

Rail firm helps Wistaston Scouts stay on right track

Crewe-based Train Bits & More (TBM) has donated bathroom equipment and expertise to help the Wistaston 35th Scout Troop complete their new scout
centre and community facility.

The new-build, located off Elm Close in Wistaston, has been constructed to replace the old building that became outdated and unsafe.

November 1, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Storm Brian to hit rail Crewe and Nantwich rail services

Storm Brian to hit rail Crewe and Nantwich rail services

Rail travellers in Crewe and Nantwich could be delayed by Storm Brian this weekend, operators have warned.

Arriva Trains Wales and Network Rail say the severe weather forecast means emergency speed restrictions will be in place on the Nantwich-Crewe line between Wales and Manchester.

October 20, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Cheshire East leaders welcome latest Government HS2 report

Cheshire East leaders welcome latest Government HS2 report

Council leaders in Cheshire East have welcomed a Government report which revealed more details about Phase Two of high-speed rail project HS2.

The report from the Secretary of State confirms the intended route known as 2b through Cheshire East and on to Manchester Airport and Manchester.

November 15, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Rail fans enjoy Model Engineering Society day in Willaston

Rail fans enjoy Model Engineering Society day in Willaston

By Jonathan White
Rail fans were kept on track at the South Cheshire Model Engineering Society annual open day.

The free event took place at the society’s premises behind the Peacock Hotel, on Crewe Road, Willaston.

September 17, 2016 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Rail strike action to hit Nantwich Arriva Trains Wales services

Rail strike action to hit Nantwich Arriva Trains Wales services

Nantwich commuters face rail travel disruption when they return to work on Monday – with all Arriva Trains Wales services cancelled due to strike action.

A planned 24-hour strike by Arriva Trains Wales drivers, as part of a dispute over pay and conditions, looks set to go ahead.

January 2, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News
Week-long rail service disruption hits hundreds of Nantwich passengers

Week-long rail service disruption hits hundreds of Nantwich passengers

Rail passengers in Nantwich have been left high and dry for a week with all services between Crewe and Shrewsbury cancelled for engineering work.

Services stopped on Saturday (November 28) and will not be back on until Monday December 7.

December 1, 2015 5 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich rail passengers face Arriva Trains Wales timetable changes

Nantwich rail passengers face Arriva Trains Wales timetable changes

Rail users in Nantwich and surrounding villages are being warned of timetable changes by Arriva Trains Wales next month.

ATW says the changes, from May 17 onwards, will improve service and frequency “for many passengers”.

Stunned rail passengers watch train staff rowing on Nantwich platform

Stunned rail passengers watch train staff rowing on Nantwich platform

Furious rail passengers were left seething when their train was delayed – after the driver appeared to leave his conductor stranded at Nantwich station.

Passengers say the 4.17pm service from Nantwich to Whitchurch had to reverse back to Nantwich station.

January 28, 2015 1 comment Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich residents urged to air views on HS2 rail link plans

Nantwich residents urged to air views on HS2 rail link plans

Crewe and Nantwich residents can have their say on the planned high-speed HS2 rail link for South Cheshire. The Government announced its preferred route last month, which includes a high-speed service from Crewe to London in 58 minutes.

February 20, 2013 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Warning over HS2 impact for South Cheshire local rail lines

Warning over HS2 impact for South Cheshire local rail lines

A link to the planned HS2 railway has been welcomed by a South Cheshire rail passenger group boss. But John Coult, acting chair of the Crewe and Shrewsbury Passenger Association (CASPA), also warned against it overshadowing local rail improvements.

February 4, 2013 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News