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  1. Cheshire Rover

    5T06 - Widnes to Chester

    An interesting run today. 5T06 which is showing on RTT as a Class 390 operating from Widnes TT to Chester DMU depot. I assume this would have been a drag all the way from Widnes?
  2. Cheshire Rover

    Hooton to Liverpool on the Halton Curve

    I have just found this on the Helsby Parish Council minutes for March .  Liverpool Airport – to mark 80 years of the opening, a special train would be laid on from Hooton – Liverpool Parkway known as the ‘Halton Curve’. This would either be 29th June or 6th July and would coincide with...
  3. Cheshire Rover

    Voyager at Helsby

    Sat at Helsby tonight at about 1745 and what looked like a Voyager passed by heading towards Warrington. It had no TOC livery, just a pleasant red and grey/black paint job and Bombardier emblazoned down the side. There were people on board and the train did not stop. Was it a diversion due to...
  4. Cheshire Rover

    ATW stock used today Chester to Manchester

    On the commute today we had a Class 158 to Manchester and a 2 car Class 175 on the peak return that was mobbed. I saw a 2 car Class 150 whilst waiting at Newton Le Willows on my way home. Does anyone know wht ATW have been using such old stock or reduced capacity 175's today on this route where...
  5. Cheshire Rover

    Llandudno to Chester today

    Does anyone know why Arriva were running so many two car sets between Llandudno and Chester and on to Manchester today? Travel today has been cramped to say the least. :evil:
  6. Cheshire Rover

    Halton Curve Parly - Extended again!

    It looks like that on Saturday June 4th 2011, Northern Rail will be repeating last years group journey on the Chester to Runcorn Parliamentary service. More details to follow.