Melksham Station. Where is it? Which line is it on?

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Above - Where is Melksham Station in the town?
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From your home or business in Melksham

Melksham Station is situated on Station Approach - just off the A365 Bath Road to the north of the town, a few yards from where it splits from the A350 Beanacre and Chippenham Road.

If you drive your car to the station, there is car parking (currently free) in a dedicated car park for rail users on the right hand side of the approach road.

If you cycle to the station, take the old Bath Road from the town centre and use the underpass under the A350 to get to the station clear of trunk road traffic. Covered cycle parking is available on the platform, or you can take your cycle on the train at no extra charge.

The station is a 10 minute walk from the Town Centre - follow the old Bath Road past Cooper Tires, go through the underpass under the Chippenham Road, and fork right down to the station

Buses on routes D3, x72, 68 and 69 pass the top of Station Approach, stopping about 100 yards beyond the station at Roundponds

Taxis can be taken to the station, and if you get a lift there is plenty of drop-off space. If you are returning to Melksham and want a taxi, we advise you to prebook.


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See above for getting to from Melksham station from within the town

By train to other stations across the network

Direct trains run to Chippenham and Swindon and to Trowbridge and Westbury every day.

For Didcot, Reading and London (Paddington) take any train to Swindon and change there.

For Bath Spa and Bristol Temple Meads take any train and change at either Chippenham or Trowbridge. On your return, please check with station staff at Bath or Bristol to see if the next connection is at Chippenham or Trowbridge.

For Warminster, Salisbury and Southampton also for Frome, Yeovil, Dorchester and Weymouth and for Taunton, Exeter and Plymouth change at Westbury.

For South Wales and also for Stroud, Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa change at Swindon

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