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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
Eastern Relief Road
Broughton Gifford Common
Conigre Mead Nature Reserve
Semington, garden of Somerset Arms

Cooper Tires
Knorr Bremse

Melksham House
George Ward
King George V playing fields

Melksham Oak
Sandridge School
Melksham Campus, larger meeting room
Bowerhill Village Hall

Broughton Gifford

Church Walk
Spa Road
Scotland Road
Forest Road

Holt - between the village and the old station site
near Atworth on way to Stonar
Walk from Bowerill to the canal
Beside A350 Western Bypass

Cooper Tire (formrly Avon Tyres)
Knorr Bremse (formerly Westinghouse)
Town Hall
Spencers Sport and Social

by Clackers Brook
Conigre Mead Nature Reserve
Sandridge Ponds
Semington Brook

The City
Brook Close
Canon Square
Gloucester Square

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

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

Reconstuction of Market Place
Construction of Cowslip Mews
Building of Lidl Supermarket
Extending car parking at Westbury

Served at The Bear
Served at The Water Meadow
Served at The Milk Churn
Served at The Parsons Nose

Spa Road
Union Street
Bath Road, Atworth

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.


News and Upcoming ....

Melksham Summer/Autumn Timetable available in the Town Hall, Library and Tourist Information Centre. Download from

Next diary date - MRUG business meeting, 16th October.

Initial data (provisional) for train times from December 2019 – see [[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.

Other sites to visit

Forum latest new topics

* Service collapse, Reading-Didcot stopping trains, evening of 19-9-19

* New Club 50

* Travelogue observations - 17th September 2019 - switching

* Sheffield station info required

* Travelogue observations - 16th September 2019 - lessons from lifts

* Travelogue observations - 15th September 2019 - making little of a city

* Where was Red Squirrel 14/9/2019