|Schedule||expected||platform||coaches||no. stops  ||Operated by||train destination|
|0902||On time||1||3||9||GWR||Newport (South Wales)|
|0952||On time||2||3||10||GWR||Portsmouth Harbour|
|0952||On time||1||3||9||GWR||Newport (South Wales)|
|1051||On time||2||5||9||GWR||Portsmouth Harbour|
|1105||On time||1||3||7||GWR||Newport (South Wales)|
|1130||On time||1||-||4||SWR||Bristol Temple Meads|
Trains from Melksham run though the day and into the early evening to Chippenham and Swindon, and to Trowbridge and Westbury. Where you can change for a wide variety of other destinations. But which platform will your connection be leaving from, what destination do you need to look out for, and will your train be running on time?
This page provides you with departures from Melksham, and also connections at some of the major interchange stations that you may find yourself at - arrive at Bristol Temple Meads and look for your onward train to Lawrence Hill, for examples - is the next Bristol Parkway train calling there, or do you need to find a train for Severn Beach or perhaps for Avonmouth? And which platform will it be leaving from ...?
Saturday 22nd June 13:00-16:00 - Melksham Rail User Group has a stand at Shaw fete. Do call by and say hello. Shaw playing field, Beeches Green, Shaw, Melksham.
Wednesday 24th July - next meeting of Melksham Rail User Group. 19:30, Town Hall, all welcome - see [here]. Please come along and make your inputs heard
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.
* Where were Finn and I today, 15th June 2019?
* Local trains not running? Semifast IETs can now call at all stations.
* Heads you lose and tails you don't win
* Paddington to Maidenhead - two fast trains instead of one?
* Unmanned gatelines
* Does anyone know of a bus station that they actually like?
* Virgin's rail involvement after their franchises end