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By Steven Dickens

The direction lined through this booklet dates from 1849 onwards. It ran from Manchester to Altrincham, employing the infrastructure of the Manchester South Junction and Altrincham Railway, then to Knutsford by means of 1862, with extensions to Northwich and Mouldsworth, and a brand new terminus at Chester Northgate by means of 1874. Operated through the Cheshire strains Committee, trains from Chester through Altrincham terminated at Manchester significant until eventually its closure in 1969, with Northgate final later within the comparable yr. for a few years the road had the attractiveness of being one of many busiest within the state and this present day serves many small rural groups in Cheshire.

The Mid Cheshire Line is basically one in every of contrasts. From its starting within the ancient Roman urban of Chester, this ebook info these modifications: the farmland and villages of Mid Cheshire and the rest commercial remnants of the salt and chemical industries round Northwich; the prosperous outer suburbs of larger Manchester; and the culturally and economically different urban centre, with its wealthy history of Victorian railway infrastructure.

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