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Melksham Rail User Group Contacts

Contacts

Train service and station operation

Information and contact for current train times and fares at Great Western Railway - our train operator
Line / lineside emergency - call Network Rail on 03457 11 41 41
Reporting an incident such as vandalism - call British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 (Emergency - call 999)
Strategic line and service development via TransWilts Community Rail Partnership - our CRP

Officers of Melksham Rail User Group

Chair - Peter Blackburn
Vice-Chair - Graham Ellis
Secretary - John Hamley
Treasurer - Judith Gradwell

Email - info@mrug.org.uk
Discussion and detail - on the Coffee Shop forum (contact grahame there)

 


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News and Upcoming ....

Melksham Summer/Autumn Timetable available in the Town Hall, Library and Tourist Information Centre. Download from www.mrug.org.uk/Summer2019brochure.pdf

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.



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