There is engineering work on the Mid Cheshire Line during October 2018 ....

From Monday 26 November to Thursday 29 November 2018 (inclusive) ....

The 22:46 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by buses throughout.
A bus will run from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly.  An additional bus runs at 23.33 from Knutsford to Manchester Piccadilly. 

The 23:41 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service will be replaced by buses throughout.
A bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester.  An additional bus will run at 00.23 from Knutsford to Chester. 

The Chester-Piccadilly bus is “set down only” at stations from Knutsford onwards and the Piccadilly-Chester bus is also “set down only” at stations from Knutsford onwards.

Planning your Journey

For further details of these changes along with revised bus and train times for these days, please refer to the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner


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