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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
Town Bridge
Foundry Close
Metheun Avenue
King Street

Hurricane Road
Carisbrooke Road
Longford Road

Mitchell Drive
Campion Drive
Lime Avenue
Radnor Place

Bank Street bus stops
Broughton Road bus stops
Lowbourne bus stops
Market Place bus stops

Eastern Relief Road
Broughton Gifford Common
Conigre Mead Nature Reserve
Semington, garden of Somerset Arms

Building of Lidl Supermarket
Construction of Cowslip Mews
Extending car parking at Westbury
Reconstuction of Market Place

Broughton Gifford

Sherwood Avenue
Savernake Avenue
Cornwall Crescent
Dorset Crescent

Maude Heath's Causeway
Pack Hourse Bridge, Melksham
River Bliss above Trowbridge

Patney and Chirton

course of old railway at Brabazon Way
near the Pack Horse Bridge
off Westland's Lane, Beanacre
Conigre Mead Nature Reserve

opposite Foundry Close
The Spa
Blackmore Road
Semington Road

Union Street
Spa Road
Bath Road, Atworth

Conigre Mead Nature Reserve
Queen Mary Gardens
The Pond at Melksham House
Well House Manor

Beanacre, behind the church
Behind Christie Miller
Behind The Spa
Freddie's Wood

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 - MRUG business meeting, 16th 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]]. 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.

Other sites to visit

Forum latest new topics

* Bristol Underground System. Still on the cards?

* WECA Future Mobility Zone

* Harassment on London underground / problem around the world?

* How many stations remain no-go zones for wheelchairs?

* MOVED: November Amendments to First Discover Services

* Helping (?) people in wheelchairs

* Swindon to Esher