North West

Name:  Blackpool and Fylde Rail Users’ Association

Line Covered: Blackpool South Line & Poulton to Blackpool North

Website: (Has Facebook page) https://www.facebook.com/BAFRUA

Contact: Can message via Facebook page

Name: Bolton Rail Users’ Group

Line Covered: Services from Bolton station

Newsletter: Regular

Annual Subscription: Free (donations welcomed)

Website: https://boltonrailusersgroup.godaddysites.com

Contact: Can message via Facebook page

 

Name: Chinley & Buxworth Transport Group

Line Covered: Chinley station and surrounding area

Meetings: Regular

Newsletter: No, but regular email updates

Website: http://www.chinleybuxworthtg.co.uk

Contact: chinleybuxworthtransportgroup@gmail.com

 

Name: Furness Line Action Group (FLAG)

Line Covered: Lancaster to Barrow in Furness

Newsletter: Colour newsletter three times per year

Annual Subscription: £7 (individual), £10 (corporate)

Website: https://www.furnesslineactiongroup.co.uk

Contact: Info@furnessslineactiongroup.co.uk

 

Name: Goyt Valley Rail Users’ Association (Stockport)

Line Covered: Manchester Piccadilly to Marple, New Mills and Rose Hill lines

Meetings: 2 per year

Newsletter: Regular

Annual Subscription: £2 (individual), £3 (household), £10 (corporate)

Website: http://www.marple-uk.com/community/railusers.htm

Contact: Address and telephone numbers on website

 

Name: Hope Valley Railway Users’ Group

Line Covered: Hope Valley rail line, covering stations between Chinley and Dore

Website: http://hopevalleyrailway.org.uk

Contact: Use contact box on website

 

Name: Lakes Line Rail User Group

Line Covered: Oxenholme to Windermere

Annual Subscription: £5 (individual), £7 (family), £13 (corporate)

Website: http://www.llrug.co.uk

Contact: secretary@llrug.co.uk

Name: (Friends of) Littleborough Stations

Station Covered: Littleborough and Smithy Bridge Stations (on Caldervale Line)

Meetings: Quarterly

Annual Subscription: £3

Website:  https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/sites/friends-of-littleborough-stations

Contact: Use ‘Contact Us’ box on website

 

Name: Mid-Cheshire Rail Users Association (MCRUA)

Line Covered: Manchester-Stockport-Altrincham-Knutsford-Northwich-Chester line

Newsletter: 3 or 4 per year

Annual Subscription: £8 (21 years plus), £2 (under 21), £11 (family), (£20 (voluntary body), £100 (corporate)

Website: https://www.mcrua.org.uk

Contact: Use contact box on website

 

Name: North Cheshire Rail Users’ Group (NCRUG)

Line Covered: (i) Chester - Manchester via Warrington Bank Quay (ii) Ellesmere Port - Helsby - Warrington Bank Quay - Liverpool Lime St (iii) Chester - Runcorn main line via Frodsham

Newsletter: 3 per year

Annual Subscription: £5 (individual), £10 (corporate)

Website: http://www.ncrug.org.uk

Contact: Chairman@ncrug.org.uk

 

Name: Ormskirk, Preston & Southport Travellers’ Association (OPSTA)

Line Covered: (i) Liverpool and Preston via Ormskirk, (ii) Southport and Kirkby to Manchester via Wigan

Newsletter: 4 per year

Annual Subscription: £10

Website: https://opsta.chessck.co.uk

Contact: Use contact box on website

 

Name: (Friends of) Reddish South Station (FORSS)

Station Covered: Reddish South and Denton

Annual Subscription: Nil

Website: https://friendsofreddishsouthstation.co.uk/

Contact:  forss1@ntlworld.com

Name: Ribble Valley Rail

Line Covered: Blackburn to Clitheroe and Hellifield

Newsletter: 2 per year

Annual Subscription: £7.50 (individual), £11 (family/corporate)

Website: https://www.ribblevalleyrail.co.uk

Contact: Use contact box on website

 

Name: (Friends of) Rose Hill Station (FORHS)

Station Covered: Rose Hill Station

Annual Subscription: Nil

Website: http://www.forhs.org.uk/

Contact: forhs142@gmail.com

Name: (Friends of) St. Anne's Stations

Station Covered: St Anne's on the Sea Station (on Blackpool South - Preston line)

Annual Subscription: Nil

Facebook: www.facebook.com/friendsofstannesstation

Contact: tonyford19@gmail.com

Name: (Friends of the) Settle - Carlisle Line

Line Covered: Settle Junction to Carlisle

Newsletter: Colour Magazine (40 pages) issued quarterly

Annual Subscription: £7 (individual), £9.50 (family), £3 (junior) £37 (corporate)

Website: https://www.foscl.org.uk

Contact: Use contact box on website

 

Name: Shrewsbury-Chester Rail Users’ Association (SCRUA)

Line Covered: Shrewsbury to Chester

Website: (Has Facebook page) https://www.facebook.com/ShrewsburyChester

Contact: Use contact box on website

Name: Support the Oldham Rochdale Manchester line (STORM)

Line Covered: Lines in the Oldham and Rochdale areas, including Metrolink from Rochdale to East Didsbury, via Oldham and Manchester

Meetings: Monthly

Website: http://www.stormrail.info

Contact: Use contact box on website

 

Name: Wirral Transport Users’ Association

Line Covered: Wirral, Merseyside and West Cheshire area

Newsletter: 1 or 2 per year

Annual Subscription: £8 (individual), £10 (couple), £15 (representative body), £25 (corporate)

Website: http://www.wirraltua.org.uk

Contact: wirraltua@gmail.com

 

Name: Wrexham-Bidston Rail Users’ Association

Line Covered: Wrexham and Bidston, and improved interchange at Bidston, Shotton and Wrexham

Newsletter: Periodic

Annual Subscription: £7 (individual), £9 (family), £5 (youth), £25 (small corporate), £50 (large corporate)

Website: https://www.wbrua.org

Contact: Admin@WBRUA.org