Post Tagged with: "railway"

Steam train programme maker to stage Crewe Lyceum talk

Steam train programme maker to stage Crewe Lyceum talk

Self-confessed Crewe train spotter and TV programme maker David Parker returns to the town this month to give an illustrated talk on his new programme, “Flying Scotsman and the Golden Age of Steam”.

And on stage at Crewe Lyceum with David will be special guest Bryan Skellon, a retired Crewe Works railway engineer whose book of memories Inside Crewe Works is published in September.

Railway embankment blaze disrupts train services between Crewe and Chester

Railway embankment blaze disrupts train services between Crewe and Chester

A rapidly spreading blaze on a railway embankment in Crewe has caused delays to local services.

Firefighters have been battling the blaze off Dunwoody Way in Crewe since it started at around 1.20pm today (June 29).

June 29, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich children warned as pupils risk lives using railway as short cut

Nantwich children warned as pupils risk lives using railway as short cut

A headteacher has warned Nantwich parents after school pupils were pictured walking down the main railway line as a short-cut to and from Brine Leas School.

These images show youngsters walking along the main Shrewsbury to Manchester line close to Stapeley Terrace in Nantwich.

Nantwich to feature in Great British Railway Journeys BBC show

Nantwich to feature in Great British Railway Journeys BBC show

Michael Portillo’s visit to Nantwich as part of the popular Great British Railway Journeys BBC TV series will be screened this week.

The production team filming the current series, which is set in the Edwardian period, was persuaded to take a detour to Nantwich by museum volunteer Bill Pearson.

January 15, 2018 1 comment Human Interest, News
Nantwich firm Direct Access lands Virgin Trains deal

Nantwich firm Direct Access lands Virgin Trains deal

Nantwich disability access company Direct Access has landed a deal to work with Virgin Trains.

The company, based at Regent Centre on London Road, will be auditing 16 major railway stations on the West Coast Mainline.

October 14, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Railway Hotel champions as Betley FC win Division One Cup Final

Railway Hotel champions as Betley FC win Division One Cup Final

Betley FC won an excellent Division One Cup Final beating Talbot 3-2 after extra time.

The sides were level at 2-2 after 90 minutes but an unfortunate own goal gave victory to Betley.

May 1, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport
Railway Hotel to face Betley in Presidents Cup final

Railway Hotel to face Betley in Presidents Cup final

The final of the Presidents Cup will be between Division One Betley FC and Premier Division Railway Hotel.

Betley FC secured their place with a 6-2 win over Bank Corner.

April 9, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport
Railway Hotel need point to lift Premier Division title for fifth successive season

Railway Hotel need point to lift Premier Division title for fifth successive season

Railway Hotel’s fifth successive league title has been put on hold – but the Nantwich side only need a point to clinch it.

Players and staff thought the 5-1 victory at Willaston WS was enough to secure the Crewe Regional Sunday Premier League.

April 3, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport
Railway Hotel and AFC Leopard move into FA Sunday semi-finals

Railway Hotel and AFC Leopard move into FA Sunday semi-finals

Railway Hotel and AFC Leopard progressed to the semi-finals in the Crewe FA Sunday Cup.

Railway won 3-2 at Crewe Ath with goals from Tom Finch, Karl Gibbs and Danny Lavalette.

February 13, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport
Leaders Railway Hotel held 0-0 by NHB FC in Premier clash

Leaders Railway Hotel held 0-0 by NHB FC in Premier clash

Premier Division leaders Railway Hotel failed to score for the second week running in the Crewe Regional Sunday League.

The Nantwich side, who remain three points clear at the top, were held to a goalless draw by NHB FC.

January 30, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport
South Cheshire Model Engineering Society Open Day

South Cheshire Model Engineering Society Open Day

The South Cheshire Model Engineering Society 2015 Open Day will be held on Saturday September 5.

The event, which draws big crowds, will run from 11am until 5pm at the society’s tracksite behind The Peacock Hotel, on Crewe Road, Willaston.

Nantwich Signal Box given lifeline by Nantwich Marina

Nantwich Signal Box given lifeline by Nantwich Marina

A campaign to save and relocate Nantwich Signal Box has been boosted by a potential new site.

Bosses at Nantwich Marina have now come forward with a proposal to move the structure to their site near Nantwich Aqueduct, off the A534 Acton Road.

June 25, 2015 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Top two in Crewe Regional Sunday Premier both win

Top two in Crewe Regional Sunday Premier both win

The top two in the Crewe Regional Sunday Premier League warmed up for their clash next week with victories.

Leaders Railway Hotel won 6-0 at Talbot with a brace from Lee Mellor 2, and goals from Jez Tagg, Matt Cope, Tom Finch and Wes Newton.

January 19, 2015 0 comments Football, Sport