Melksham Station. Where is it? Which line is it on?

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Above - Where is Melsham Station in the town?
Below - Where can I go by train from Melksham?

From your home or business in Melksham

Melksham Station is situated on Station Approach - just off the A365 Bath Road to the north of the town, a few yards from where it splits from the A350 Beanacre and Chippenham Road.

If you drive your car to the station, there is car parking (currently free) in a dedicated car park for rail users on the right hand side of the approach road.

If you cycle to the station, take the old Bath Road from the town centre and use the underpass under the A350 to get to the station clear of trunk road traffic. Covered cycle parking is available on the platform, or you can take your cycle on the train at no extra charge.

The station is a 10 minute walk from the Town Centre - follow the old Bath Road past Cooper Tires, go through the underpass under the Chippenham Road, and fork right down to the station

Buses on routes D3, x72, 68 and 69 pass the top of Station Approach, stopping about 100 yards beyond the station at Roundponds

Taxis can be taken to the station, and if you get a lift there is plenty of drop-off space. If you are returning to Melksham and want a taxi, we advise you to prebook.


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See above for getting to from Melksham station from within the town

By train to other stations across the network

Direct trains run to Chippenham and Swindon and to Trowbridge and Westbury every day.

For Didcot, Reading and London (Paddington) take any train to Swindon and change there.

For Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads take any train and change at either Chippenham or Trowbridge. On your return, please check with station staff at Bath or Bristol to see if the next connection is at Chippenham or Trowbridge.

For Warminster, Salisbury and Southampton also for Frome, Yeovil, Dorchester and Weymouth and for Taunton, Exeter and Plymouth change at Westbury.

For South Wales and also for Stroud, Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa change at Swindon

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News and Upcoming ....

Results from 5.2.2019 car park survey added (on 16.02.2019) [here]. See (here) for pictures

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

Wednesday 20th March - next meeting of Melksham Rail User Group. 19:30, Town Hall, all welcome


News on the line ...

Engineering works (and meeting) calendar - click on image for larger scale / detail


Other sites to visit


Forum latest new topics

* Engineering works through Melksham (and meetings), Feb to May 2019

* Rail Delivery Group's Fair Fare consultation - outcome

* Hungerford to Westbury - Great West Way and a great opportunity next Saturday

* Transport Minister says Bristol's public transport system 'absolutely fantastic'

* Paddington to Heathrow (& back) via Tfl Rail

* Greater Anglia new rules on bikes - discriminatory?

* Prices at station shops