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Statement from TransWilts on current service issues

Trains at Melksham

Melksham quiz

How many of these places do you recognise? - Graham

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
Sandridge Road
Semington Road
Spa Road
Beanacre Road

Whaddon Church
Forest Chapel
United Reform Church
Beanacre Church

Sandridge Ponds
by Clackers Brook
Conigre Mead Nature Reserve
Semington Brook

Barnes Wallis Close
Meadow Road
Kingfisher Drive
Goldfinch Road

Semington Brook
Melksham Gate
Gastard Reservoir

Lacock Abbey
St Michael's
United Reform Church
St Andrew's

Station Approach
Hampton West

Oldfield Park

Kentucky Fried Chicken
Melksham Town Hall
Wiltshire Council Offices
Headquarters of Cooper Tires

George Ward
Melksham House
King George V playing fields

Union Street Car Park
Town Centre Car Park
Melksham House Car Park

Cricket Pavilion, Melksham House
Forest Centre
Melksham Without Sports field, Bowerhill
In grounds of Melksham Oak School

King George V Field
Melksham House

Epping Walk
Birch Grove
Strattons Walk
Church Walk

Kenilworth Gardens
Corfe Close
Ingram Road
Granville 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.


News and Upcoming ....

Melksham Summer/Autumn Timetable available in the Town Hall, Library and Tourist Information Centre. Download from

Next diary date - 31st August / food and river festival. MRUG business meeting, 16th October. Social, 19th October.

Initial data (provisional) for train times from December 2019 – see [[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]] (updated 28th July). 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 23/8/2019

* What are YOU doing this bank holiday weekend?

* Mistakes to avoid on the underground

* Is the service between Oxford and Swindon really practical?

* Sunday 8th December 2019

* Hitchhiker's Guide to the Wales

* Cancellations - effect on connections