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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
Cooper Tires (Avon Rubber at the time)
Cricket Pavillion, Melksham House
on the Kennet and Avon Canal

Liberal Club
Conservative Club
Labour Club
Monster Raving Loony Club

Well House Collection
Bowerhill Industrial Area
Riverside Park
Grounds of Melksham House

Walk from Bowerill to the canal
Holt - between the village and the old station site
near Atworth on way to Stonar
Beside A350 Western Bypass

Station Approach
Pegasus Way
Swift Way
Avro Way

Underpass under Bath Road
Underpass under Devizes Road
Underpass under Semington Bypass
Underpass under Beanacre Road

Queensway Methodist Church Hall
Melksham Hospital
Fire Station Community Room

Sells Green

The City
West End
King Street
Church Street

Birch Grove
Church Walk
Strattons Walk
Epping Walk

Bowerhill Village Hall
Forest Community Centre
Shaw Village Hall
Berryfield Village Hall

Littleworth Lane
Devizes Road
Bath Road
Old Broughton Road

Bud's Bar
Henry's (formerly Oxfam Shop)
Art House Cafe (formerly fire station)
LA Diner (formerly Cornerstone Cafe)

Conigre Mead Nature Reserve
Semington Brook
by Clackers Brook
Sandridge Ponds

Greenwood Road
Foundry Close
Cranesbill Road
Portal 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.


Current timetables - from May 2020
See Coronavirus page for advice
See Timetable page for current timetables.
Updated 22.5.2020 - expect 6 weeks validity

News and Upcoming ....
Next meeting - online, 10th June 2020
... but please get in touch before if you wish!

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

Melksham Public Transport - Coronavirus
* 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

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

* New bid to reopen St Annes Park Station

* Independent owned and managed local railways? Paul Salvesen refloats the idea

* Even out the peak - better public transport through spreading the load

* Swindonbus to start restoring services from 31 May 20

* 2nd June 2020 - Coffee Shop zoom meeting. All members welcome.

* 2nd June 2020 - Link to Zoom "Tuesday Club"

* Gloucester to Hereford via Ross on Wye