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Schedule of upcoming meetings and events for the rest of 2019

Wednesday 27 November 2019 - (regular meeting) - (at Melksham United Reformed Church)
Thursday 12 December 2019 - (Santa's elves wrapping party)
Sunday 15th December - Santa on the train

Provisional schedule of meetings for 2020


All at Melksham United Reformed Church, at 19:30

Wednesday 22nd January 2020 - concentrating on fares
Wednesday 18th March 2020
Wednesday 20th May 2020
Wednesday 22nd July 2020
Wednesday 16th September 2020
Wednesday 18th November 2020

Minutes of previous meetings

16 October 2019 24 July 2019 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

 

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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Forum latest new topics

* Where was Red Squirrel 16/11/2019

* Transport policies - who would you vote for on transport policy alone?

* Stonehouse (Bristol Road) - re-opening of station?

* How is it doing? - Making use of the train to get to a meeting 35 miles away

* If only I were fitter

* Woman fined for putting one foot into first class on packed train

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