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Next main event - Melksham Rail User Group Meeting

Wednesday 20 March 2019 - 19:30 Melksham Town Hall - All Welcome

The agenda for the 20th March 2019 meeting will be listed here a few days prior to the meeting.

Schedule of meetings and events for the rest of 2019

Wednesday 20 March 2019 (regular meeting)
Sunday 28th April - day trip, Melksham to Seaton Tramway
Wednesday 22 May 2019 (regular meeting plus AGM)
Sunday 7th July - day trip to Weymouth by train
Wednesday 24 July 2019 (regular meeting)
Sunday 15th September - train to Trowbridge and guided walk back to Melksham
Wednesday 18 September 2019 (regular meeting)
Wednesday 27 November 2019 (regular meeting)
Thursday 12 December 2019 (Santa's elves wrapping party)
Sunday 15th December - Santa on the train
Some of these events meetings are provisional as at 28Jan2019

Other dates which may be of interest in early 2019

Saturday 9th February - Coffee Shop Forum meeting at Westbury
Saturday 6th April - RailFuture meeting at Dilton Marsh
Saturday 27th April - TransWilts CIC AGM in Trowbridge
Wednesday 15th May - Community Rail in the City - Coffee Shop and others at Reading
Saturday 29th June - Melksham Carnival

Minutes of previous meetings

23 January 2019 28 November 2018
4 July 2018 25 April 2018 25 April 2018 AGM
28 February 2018 10 January 2018 3 December 2017 (newsletter)
29 November 2017 29 September 2017 23 June 2017
12 May 2017 12 May 2017 AGM 17 February 2017
6 December 2016 5 October 2016 24 June 2016
29 April 2016 AGM 29 April 2016 26 February 2016


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About the Melksham Rail User Group

Formerly the Melksham Rail Development Group Founded 1995


News and Upcoming ....

Direct trains to Bath? - Unlikely in the near future - see [here]. But there are up to 4 buses an hour, and 18 opportunities by train with a change at Chippenham or Trowbridge. See [here] for fare details to Bath and Bristol.

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

Wednesday 20th March - next meeting of Melksham Rail User Group. 19:30, Town Hall, all welcome

News on the line ...

Engineering works (and meeting) calendar - click on image for larger scale / detail

Other sites to visit

Forum latest new topics

* Liking the same post more than once

* Bradford North Curve / Direct services Melksham to Bath and Bristol

* Cucumbers

* Melksham Walking Trail - as it was 100 years ago

* Railway Spotting Site

* Intriguing Reason for Cancellation

* Dr Simon Norton