There is engineering work on the Mid Cheshire Line during February and on 1st March 2018 ….
From Tuesday 6th February to Thursday 8th February 2018 (inclusive):
The 22.48 train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly is replaced by a bus throughout.
An additional bus will run at 23.30 from Knutsford to Manchester Piccadilly.
On Sunday 25th February 2018:
Buses will replace trains between Stockport and Northwich.
Trains will run between Chester and Northwich and also between Stockport and Manchester Piccadilly and beyond.
From Monday 26th February to Thursday 1st March 2018 (inclusive):
The 22.48 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly train will terminate at Northwich. A replacement bus will run between Northwich and Manchester Piccadilly.
Also the 23.17 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester train will only run between Northwich and Chester. A replacement bus will run between Stockport and Chester. Passengers travelling from Manchester Piccadilly should use alternative trains between Piccadilly and Stockport to connect with the bus.
Planning your Journey
For full details of these changes along with revised bus and train times for these days, please refer to the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner