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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
Water Meadow
The Pilot
Milk Churn
West End

Entrance to Giles Wood off Kennet and Avon Canal
Between St Michael's Church and Sainsburys
Lost Canal walk off Murray Walk
Entrance to Shurnhold Fields

Riverside Walk - Murray Walk
Riverside Walk - by Sainsburys
Riverside Walk - King George V Park
Riverside Walk - Conigre Mead

Scotland Road
Wessex Water by Farmers Roundabout
BRAG Picnic Area by Kennet and Avon Canal
Riverside Walk

Looking across to Primrose Drive
Looking across to Cornflower Way
Looking across to Kittyhawk Close
Looking across to Grasmere

Bypass Bridge
Town Bridge
Murray Walk Bridge
Pack Horse Bridge

Clackers Brook
Kennet and Avon Canal
Riverside Walk

Spa Court
New Lawns
Rope Walk
Wharf Court

Conigre Mead nature reserve
Between ASDA and Shaw
Between Western Way and Herman Miller
Between Cereal Partners and the Kennet and Avon Canal

Railway Station - Trains every hour to Swindon and to Salisbury
Railway Station - 4 trains a day call here
Railway Station - served only on summer Sundays
Railway Station - 16 trains a day call here

Downstream from the Town Bridge
Upstream from the bypass Bridge
Downstream from the bypass Bridge
Upstream from the Town Bridge

Kings Road
Old Broughton Road
Sandridge Road
Spa Road

Halifax Road
Forest Chapel bus stop
Mallory Place bus stop
Coronation Road bus stop

Arden Close
Short Street
Foundry Close
Blackbird Close

King Street
Spa Road
Bank Street
Church Walk

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.


1.7.20 News on the Melksham Hub
1.7.20 New Melksham Hub site

7.7.20 - Trains now running 7 days a week TIMES
31.5.2020 Around Melksham Quiz
June 20 Newsletter - ((here))
Link to - Home Page

Current timetables - for July 2020
See Coronavirus page for advice
See Timetable page for current timetables.
Updated 7.7.2020 (Sunday trains and x76 back)
Updated 9.7.2020 (Buses fully back from 13.7)

News and Upcoming ....
Newletter - to be published w/c 13th July
Next meeting - online, August 2020
... but please get in touch before if you wish!

Melksham Public Transport - Coronavirus
* June 20 Newsletter - ((here))
* May 20 Newsletter - ((here))
* April 20 Newsletter - ((here))
* Train/bus times/advise - ((here))
* Any questions - please ask

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

Emergency contactsBus 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

Other sites to visit

Forum latest new topics

* First Group - Over 100 million loss!

* Return of public transport - how is YOUR town doing?

* Getting a grip on GRIP.

* Four new stations...

* Is it OK to snack on a train?

* Getting up hills: The CycloCable

* Boris Johnson: TfL driverless trains 'should be funding condition' - BBC