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Train Information

Above is emergency weekday timetable fro 23rd March to 27th March

Timetable from 15th December 2019 to 16th May 2020 (suspended):

and FAQ for new users

An app is available showing live train status for the next few hours at TransWilts App . The App can also be downloaded to a Smart phone/tablet from the Apple Store or Google Play.

Off peak fares are valid all day Saturday and Sunday, and after 09:29 Monday to Friday (08:29 on some journeys).

Children aged 5 to 15 travel at half the adult fare. Children under 5, dogs, bicycles (limited capacity) at no charge. Railcard discounts for holders of senior, disabled, two together, 16-25, and friend and family. Terms vary according to card; typically 34% discount.

Groupsave (for groups of 3 or more adults) also offers a 34% discount. Season tickets offering unlimited journeys between specified points (and intermediate stations) are available for periods ranging from 7 days to 1 year.

Tickets also available from Warminster, Frome, Dilton Marsh and Bradford-on-Avon to Swindon via Melksham at Westbury price. Tickets from Westbury and Trowbridge to Chippenham and Swindon are also avaialble via Bath Spa, but at higher prices. However there are some concessions during times of disruption to the Melksham services for engineering work, and travel via Bath may be possible at via Melksham prices

Tickets should be purchased prior to joining the train. Ticket machines are now available at all stations on the line, and all stations except Melksham also have staffed ticket offices. Some ticket machines do not accept cash; if there is no opportunity for you to purchase your ticket before you join, you may buy your ticket from the train manager.

 


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About the Melksham Rail User Group

Formerly the Melksham Rail Development Group Founded 1995

 

News and Upcoming ....

Melksham Public Transport - Coronavirus
Public transport timetables and advise - ((here))

CoronaVirus - Our meeting on 18th March 2020, was cancelled due to the COVID-19 virus situation. We will circulate a newsletter at the end of March.

17.3.2020 - Bath Bus Update
(New Timetable)

New: • Emergency contactsBus updatesResources
Current timetables - Winter to Spring 2020
See Coronavirus page for current services; all timetables have changed and the speed and shape of their return to normallity would be pure guesswork.
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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