There is engineering work which affects the Mid Cheshire Line during February 2016 ….
From Monday 22nd to Thursday 25th February 2016 (inclusive):
The 22.48 train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly is replaced by a bus throughout.
Note the additional bus at 23.30 from Knutsford to Piccadilly.
Planning your Journey
For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey with Northern Rail and other operators, please refer to the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner