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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
Beanacre Road
Spa Road
Semington Road

Well House Consultants
Cooper Tires
Sound Marketing
Knorr Bremse

Melksham Spa

War Memorial
Avon Place
Railway Station
Market Place

Town Hall
Spencers Sport and Social
Knorr Bremse (formerly Westinghouse)
Cooper Tire (formrly Avon Tyres)

Melksham Station
Holt Junction
Christie Miller, Bowerhill

On the footpath from Thyme Road to Redstocks
Behind Whitley Golf Club
Near Freddie's wood, toward the Kennet an Avon Canal

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

Outside the Post Office on Church Street
Market Place
Bell Court
Weaver's Croft

Awdry Avenue
Bank Street and the High Pavement
Church Street
High Street

Bradford-on-Avon Station
Chippenham Station
Gainsbrough Central
Melksham Station

Ruskin Avenue
Byron Close
Behind Waitrose
Behind Sainsbury's

Spa Road Roundabout
Snowberry Lane Roundabout
County Roundabout
Melksham Hospital Roundabout

Place Road
Market Place
King Street

Names of public signatories for Melksham Campus to be situated in Melksham
Names of public signatories for a Well commemoration in the Market Place
Names of public signatories for an improved train service, 2006
Entrants for the Devizes to Westminster Canoe Race, 2010

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 ....

New: • Emergency contactsResources

Nest MRUG public meeting
18th March 2020 - see [here]

Sundays in January 2020 - due to engineering works, buses replace trains. Timetable here

Current timetables - January 2020
Train times [here]
Most bus times Faresaver
Bus times [First D3] - [here]
Other bus times Swindon's Bus Co.
Other bus times Town Bus
Long distance coach National Express
No changes expected in February or March

Rail fare pages - updated for 2020
Local fares [here]
London fares [here]
Bristol and Bath fares [here]
Day out and rover tickets - 2020 prices awaited

Report on 2019 and plans for 2020 - Pick up a copy of our report at area board, council and MRUG meetings in January or email to ask for a printed copy. Also availabe for download 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]]

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.

Other sites to visit

Forum latest new topics

* End of large discount on season ticket by TFWales

* Problems at Bedminster and Parson Street on 23/01/20

* GWR to cease involvement with easitNETWORK, 31.3.2020

* Another curiosity for a Tilehurst rail user!

* 1B26 (17:17 London Paddington to Cardiff Central) - Wed 22/01/2020

* Alarming rise in use of on-train alarm systems

* Where does my pound go?