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Santa's Melksham Christmas Fruit Machine

Refresh the page to spin the wheels - December 2018

   
Score - 12 (2 the same next to each other)

• Tickets from the ticket machine • Free Parking for Rail Users • Free Parking for Rail Users •


Scoring
50 - 3 Santas
20 - 3 the same
15 - 2 Santas
12 - 2 the same next to each other
10 - 2 the same with something else in between
4 - A volunteer or volunteer group
3 - A Santa
2 - 2 Greyhounds
Bonus point - Community, Council and Rail Operator all working together

 


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About the Melksham Rail User Group

Formerly the Melksham Rail Development Group Founded 1995

 

New and Upcoming ....

Timetables changing shortly
Bus times [First D3] (from 10.11.19) - [here]
Current train times (to 14.12.19) - [here]
Future train times (from 15.12.19) - [here]

MRUG public business, volunteers, planning 2020 meeting, 27th November 2019 - see [here]

15th December 2019 - Santa will be on the train from Melksham just after 15:00 (3 p.m.) to Swindon and back. Further details [here]

Report on reduction of station dwell time – three specific ideas for Melksham proposed by the Melksham Rail User Group in reply to request for suggestions from Mark Hopwood on 18th July 2019 for input by 24th July 2019 - [[here]]

Report on summer 2019 promotion - carnivals, and fetes - see [[here]]. Thank you to everyone who's helped - and enjoy your summer trips. Pictures from Imber on 17th August - here

Tribute to class 153 trains - the single carriages which provided the vital stepping stone from no useful service to what we now have, 2013-2018 on the line, now retiring from GWR

New "Great West Way Discover" tickets launched - travel as much as you like on selected routes, two of the tickets include Melksham - great for a Staycation or for visitors to the UK who are staying with you for a while. There are now 10 different rangers and rovers that include Melksham - see [here] for a list including maps and prices.



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* How is it doing? - a couple of passenger counts