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Melksham Rail User Group

The MRUG lockdown quiz

Melksham Rail User Group - promoting public transport in, to, from and through Melksham

Routes operating: • Train to Swindon via Chippenham • Train to Westbury via Trowbridge • Town Bus (14)
Bus to Chippenham via Lacock (x34) • Bus to Frome via Trowbridge (x34) • Bus to Bath via Box (273) •
Bus to Devizes (273) • Bus to Corsham (68/69) • Bus to Bradford-on-Avon via Holt (68/69)
Current TimetablesOur home page (with lots of other links)


 
Trains at Melksham

Have you been stuck in Melksham?

How many of these places do you recognise?

Please look at each of these picture and select where it was taken.
Each time you take this test you'll get a selection of 15 different pictures!

Discussion! on the answers
 
Back of Cornwall Crecent
Back of Somerset Crecent
Back of Primrose Drive
Back of Wiltshire Crecent

 
Cooper Tires large vehicle tyre testing area / skidpan
Kiss and Ride area at Station
Melksham Coach and Bus park
Town Centre Public Transport Hub

 
Orchard Gardens
Dorset Crescent
Berkshire Green
Ruskin Avenue

 
St Michaels Street
St Margarets Gardens
Chapel Road
St Andrews Road

 
Bream Close
Short Street
Foundry Close
Blackbird Close

 
Spa Road
Milton Avenue
Waverley Gardens
Murray Walk

 
Between Brabazon Way and Giles Wood
Between Western Way and Herman Miller
Between Cereal Partners and the Kennet and Avon Canal
Between ASDA and Shaw

 
Building off Pathfinder Way
Former site of Countrywide Farmers
Building of Hunter's Wood
Old Melksham Town football ground where Campus will be built

 
Station Square
Market Place
Church Street
Canon Square

 
Bath Road
The Spa
Dunch Lane
Sandridge Road

 
Melksham Narrow Lock
Melksham Gate
Melksham Broad Lock
Semington Upper Lock

 
Oakfields
Cricket Field behind Melksham House
Shurnhold Fields
King George V field

 
Bowerhill recreation field
Cricket Field behind Melksham House
King George V Park
Behind the church in Beanacre

 
Melksham old Graveyard
Melksham Cemetery
Melksham Churchyard
Friends meeting house graveyard

 
Rosemary Way
Quantock Close
Cranesbill Road
Blueberry Road

When done ... to see how you have done.

 


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About the Melksham Rail User Group

Formerly the Melksham Rail Development Group Founded 1995

The Melksham Rail User Group supports the promotion of our public transport facilities in the town, and their further development. Please follow links on the top of this page for lots more information including timetables and fares, and please come along to our next meeting too.

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Essential travel only!
Stay local if you can!

** Updated as at 5.1.21 **
Detailed advise

News and Upcoming ....
download printable timetable to May 2021

Notes for 13.1.21 ((here)), minutes ((here))
Next MRUG meeting - 17 March 2021.

Input to bypass consultation - ((here))
4 Sept 20 / Car park - pay cash or phone in to RingGo 0203 046 0060 / location code 21575. ((details))

Current timetables and advice
Bus and Train Timetables - from Dec 2020
download printable version

Melksham Public Transport - Newsletters
* September 20 Newsletter - ((here))
* August 20 Newsletter - ((here))
* July 20 Newsletter - ((here))
* June 20 Newsletter - ((here))
* May 20 Newsletter - ((here))
* April 20 Newsletter - ((here))

TransWilts publications
2019/20 Annual Report (28.4.2020)
Knorr Bremse press release (27.4.2020)

New:
Bus updatesResources

35 Years Young - 13th May 2020
Online celebration - details
Picture are online ((here))

Passenger number predictions
How many passengers will be using Melksham Station in 2026 and in 2036? Neighbourhood plan input. See ((here)) for the web page or ((here)) for a printable version. Written 24.2.2020

Report on 2019 and plans for 2020 - Pick up a copy of our report at area board or council meetings or email to ask for a printed copy. Also available for download here


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Forum latest new topics

* Marylebone rail workers 'held lockdown baby shower' at closed station patisserie

* Modern Railways

* If you feel there's something wrong with what you read on the forum ...

* Have members any suggestions for new names for GWR stations?

* A cuppa on Blue Monday - what's your tipple?

* Tuesday Club - 9th Feb 2021 (now 2nd Tuesday of each month)

* TravelWatch Southwest - Webinar 6 of 6 - Friday 19th February 2021