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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
Between Giles Wood and Brabazon Way
Behind Blenheim Houses (Off the Bath Road)
Between The Oak School and Eastern Way
Between Western Way and Shails Lane

Cranesbill Road
Thyme Road
Foundry Close, view out to the A350 Beanacre Road
Hornchuch Road

Wimpy and Foundry Close
McDonalds and Larch Close
Burger King and Foundry Close
McDonalds and Foundry Close

Church Walk
Union Street
Coburg Square
The Spa

Kennet and Avon Canal near Semington
Wilts and Berks canal between Melksham and Lacock
Kennet and Avon Canal by Giles Wood
Kennet and Avon Canal at Seend Cleeve

Friends meeting house graveyard
Melksham old Graveyard
Melksham Cemetery
Melksham Churchyard

Railway line between Melksham and Devizes
Railway line between Melksham and Chippenham
Railway branch into Cooper Tires
Railway line between Melksham and Trowbridge

St Andrews Church
Wall of St Michael's Church
Masonic Hall
Church Walk

Mitchell Drive
Hawthorn Road
Hurricane Road
Skylark Road

Pack Horse Bridge
Bypass Bridge
Town Bridge
Murray Walk Bridge

Spa Road
Halifax Road
Forest Road
Sandridge Road

Cooper Tires Private Platform
Melksham North Station
Shurnhold Halt
Melksham Station

Knorr Brense
Cooper Tires, Bath Road
Spencer Engineering
Herman Miller

St Georges
St Margarets
St Michaels
St Andrews

Bath Road
Spa Road
Semington Road
Sandridge 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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As of 29th March 2021, you may make none-essential journeys by bus and train as well as essential ones. But please make your early journeys local ones; can't do much at the far end, anyway, yet but lots of lovely country walks. Social distaning and mask rules still apply.

download train timetable to May 2021

News and Upcoming ....
Trains now (on 11th Apr 2021)
Buses Back Better - 29th March 2021
Next MRUG meeting - 19th May 2021 - AGM.

Minutes from 17.3.21 - ((here))
Car park - pay cash or phone in to RingGo 0203 046 0060 / location code 21575. ((details))

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)

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

* Work Booths

* Duke of Edinburgh's tragic death: TFW's statement:

* The Duke of Edinburgh - statement from GWR

* Campaign to open a north - south rail link within Wales

* Old underground posters

* delays bath to westbury

* Advertising early purchase tickets - why LNER but not GWR?