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Schedule of meetings and events for the rest of 2019

Saturday 22nd June - MRUG stand at Shaw fete
Sunday 7th July - day trip to Weymouth by train
Wednesday 24 July 2019 (regular meeting)
Sunday 15th September - train to Trowbridge and guided walk back to Melksham
Wednesday 27 November 2019 (regular meeting)
Thursday 12 December 2019 (Santa's elves wrapping party)
Sunday 15th December - Santa on the train
Some of these events meetings are provisional as at 21 March 2109

Other dates which may be of interest in early 2019

Saturday 29th June - Melksham Carnival
Sunday 17th August - Imber open day

Minutes of previous meetings

22 May 2019 22 May 2019 AGM 20 March 2019 23 January 2019
28 November 2018 4 July 2018 25 April 2018 25 April 2018 AGM
28 February 2018 10 January 2018
3 December 2017 (newsletter) 29 November 2017 29 September 2017 12 May 2017
12 May 2017 AGM 17 February 2017
6 December 2016 5 October 2016 24 June 2016 29 April 2016 AGM
29 April 2016 26 February 2016


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About the Melksham Rail User Group

Formerly the Melksham Rail Development Group Founded 1995


News and Upcoming ....

Melksham Summer & Autumn Train Timetable now available in the Town Hall, Library and Tourist Information Centre. Or Download from

Saturday 22nd June 13:00-16:00 - Melksham Rail User Group has a stand at Shaw fete. Do call by and say hello. Shaw playing field, Beeches Green, Shaw, Melksham.

Wednesday 24th July - next meeting of Melksham Rail User Group. 19:30, Town Hall, all welcome - see [here]. Please come along and make your inputs heard

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.

Other sites to visit

Forum latest new topics

* Adding doggy tails together

* Reading Buses Open Day 2019

* The rail replacement bus that did not operate

* Extra Stop at STJ

* Tim Bowles on radio bristol

* An interesting day out - learning at a bit of an outpost

* Where was bobm - 22 Jun 19