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Melksham Transport User Group

The MRUG lockdown quiz

Melksham Rail User Group - promoting public transport in, to, from and through Melksham

Routes operating: • Train to Swindon via Chippenham • Train to Westbury via Trowbridge • Town Bus (14)
Bus to Chippenham via Lacock (x34) • Bus to Frome via Trowbridge (x34) • Bus to Bath via Box (273) •
Bus to Devizes (273) • Bus to Corsham (68/69) • Bus to Bradford-on-Avon via Holt (68/69)
Current TimetablesOur home page (with lots of other links)

Trains at Melksham

Have you been stuck in Melksham?

How many of these places do you recognise?

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
River Avon at the Pack Horse Bridge
River Avon by Conigre Mead Nature Reserve
Kennet and Avon Canal near Seend Park Farm
River Avon above Melksham Gate

Coburg Square, Spa Road
The Spa
Market Place
Cooper Tires, Bath Road

Williams Close
Shelley Gardens
Ferris Grove
Byron Close

Newtown Farm
Halfway Farm
Snarleton Farm
Semington Road Farm

Conigre Mead
Just south of Brabazon Way
Shurnhold Fields
Behind The Spa

Place Road
Forest Road
Spa Road

Southbrook outflow
Clackers Brook
Semington Brook
Melksham Weir and Gate

New Broughton Road / Bath Road corner
Market Place
High Pavement
Church Street

Orchard Gardens
Burnet Close
Blueberry Road
King George V Park, old paddling pool

Near New Inn on Semington Road
Spa Road by old Canal Bridge
Outside Melksham Hospital
Coronation Road

Behind Bath Road near Shaw
Bowehill Industrial Area
Newton Farm
Site of old Seend Station

Sandridge Hill Thicket
Melksham Forest
Giles Wood
Beanacre Wood

Hazelwood Road
Coronation Road
Kenilworth Gardens
Methuen Avenue

Public footpath from Melksham towards Newton Farm - this behind Kenilworth Gardens
Public footpath from Melksham towards pack horse bridge - this beside Melksham House.
Public footpath from Melksham towards Shaw Hill - this beside ASDA
Longleaze Farm

Melksham Hospital
Melksham House
Melksham Town Council Offices
Melksham School of Ballet and Dance

When done ... to see how you have done.


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About the Melksham Tranport User Group

Formerly the Melksham Rail User Group. Prior to that 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.

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At our AGM on 27th May, we became the Melksham TRANSPORT User Group - still very much your rail group but adding in bus and other sustainable transport to our portfolio

As of 17th May 2021, there are further relaxations in what you can do at destination. But please make your early journeys local ones if you can. Social distancing and mask rules still apply on trains.

Download train timetable May to December 2021

News and Upcoming ....
Trains now (on 23rd Jun 2021)
Buses Back Better - June 2021
Next MTUG meeting - 14th July 2021.

AGM Minutes from 27.5.21 - ((here))
Meeting Minutes from 27.5.21 - ((here))
AGM and meeting slides 27.5.21 - ((here))
Car park - pay cash or phone in to RingGo 0203 046 0060 / location code 21575. ((details))

Melksham Public Transport - Newsletters
* September 20 Newsletter - ((here))
* August 20 Newsletter - ((here))
* July 20 Newsletter - ((here))
* June 20 Newsletter - ((here))
* May 20 Newsletter - ((here))
* April 20 Newsletter - ((here))

TransWilts publications
2019/20 Annual Report (28.4.2020)
Knorr Bremse press release (27.4.2020)

Bus updatesResources

35 Years Young - 13th May 2020
Online celebration - details
Picture are online ((here))

Passenger number predictions
How many passengers will be using Melksham Station in 2026 and in 2036? Neighbourhood plan input. See ((here)) for the web page or ((here)) for a printable version. Written 24.2.2020

Report on 2019 and plans for 2020 - Pick up a copy of our report at area board or council meetings or email to ask for a printed copy. Also available for download here

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Forum latest new topics

* Great Western Railway to name a train in honour of Tulbahadur Pun

* No more painted cycle lanes?


* Fares - including FlexiSeasons - price comparison, Chippenham to London

* Day out in London

* Flexi Season tickets. Melksham to Swindon example

* Flexible seasons - practicalities and questions