|Santa Claus at Melksham Station
To Swindon on the 13:35 from Melksham - a two car set that was pretty full of people headed for an afternoon's shopping and to see Santa on the return train. A fair sprinkling of other people on board too, and there were already about a dozen regular passengers waiting to get on the return train there - which wasn't even due to set off for another quarter of an hour.
The return train was - well - like rush hour. People standing all over the place, people having to push to get to the door at Chippenham and other having to step off the train to let them off before reboarding. Good to see the train this busy.
Santa didn't have time to make his full rounds, so he graciously got off at Melksham and we arranged to take him on to Westbury when he had seen all the children. All had a good time - THANK YOU SANTA, and thank you Gordon, and Wessex trains, and everyone else who helped to make it possible.
Further pictures on my own web site via this link. Would put them here, but I'm set up on the "wellho" site to throw up a lot of pictures very quickly. Please let me know if you would like a complete image of any pictures that show your son / daughter / mum / dad with Santa!
Written 2005-12-10 19:54:29
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