There is engineering work which affects the Mid Cheshire Line during May 2016 ….
From Monday 16th May to Thursday 19th May 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 Manchester Piccadilly.
Planning your Journey
For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey with Northern and other operators, please refer to the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner