Three weekends of complete closure in April and May. Numerous days where overnight works take place until the end of June; we are unclear as to which of those dates if any will result in a change of train service http://www.passenger.chat/21077 for latest updates.
Friday 22nd March - Safety briefing at Melksham Station. Details at / by 20th March (meeting above), or message us on FaceBook or contact via contact pages
Saturday April 13th - Join the Great British Spring Clean at Melksham Station. Details at event page
Wednesday 22nd May - next meeting of Melksham Rail User Group. 19:30, Town Hall, all welcome - see [here]. This will be our AGM but other issues will be covered as normal. Please come along and make your inputs heard
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.
Did you know John Money - our stalwart supporter and treasurer for many years? Care to join us on 28th April on a trip to his beloved Seaton Tramway where a memorial plaque for the work he did for them and us will be dedicated on his favourite car (No. 8), and we'll be scattering his ashes before heading home.
* Longest distance to walk between platforms in a station
* Moving Victoria - not to Royal Oak but to somewhere else?
* The Coventry 100.
* Where does my time go - 24 minutes moving but 68 minute journey
* Images in your posts - Links to how to use attachments, and image host services
* Car parking - picking up from a late running train
* Where were Finn and I, 23rd March 2019?