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Melksham quiz

How many of these places do you recognise? - Graham

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
Melksham Without Sports field, Bowerhill
Cricket Pavilion, Melksham House
Forest Centre
In grounds of Melksham Oak School

Spa Road
Magister Road
Old Broughton Road

Christie Miller, Bowerhill
Melksham Station
Holt Junction

Pack Hourse Bridge, Melksham
Maude Heath's Causeway
River Bliss above Trowbridge

The Spa
Semington Road
Blackmore Road
opposite Foundry Close

Well House Manor
Assembly Hall
Conigre Farmhouse
King's Arms

Church Street
Awdry Avenue
Bank Street and the High Pavement
High Street

Spa Road Roundabout
County Roundabout
Melksham Hospital Roundabout
Snowberry Lane Roundabout

Spa Road
Scotland Road
Forest Road
Church Walk

Melksham Spa

Market Place southbound
Market Place northbound
Lower Broughton Road
Lowbourne, outside Bud's Bar


To the football and rugby clubs
Off Woodrow Road on the way to Lacock
Just south of the police station on the way to Semington
Bowerhill Lane

Gloucester Square
The City
Canon Square
Brook Close

Bathampton Junction
Thingley Junction
Heywood Road Junction
Bradford East Junction

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


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About the Melksham Rail User Group

Formerly the 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.


New and Upcoming ....

Timetables changing shortly
Bus times [First D3] (from 10.11.19) - [here]
Current train times (to 14.12.19) - [here]
Future train times (from 15.12.19) - [here]

MRUG public business, volunteers, planning 2020 meeting, 27th November 2019 - see [here]

15th December 2019 - Santa will be on the train from Melksham just after 15:00 (3 p.m.) to Swindon and back. Further details [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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