Save the Melksham Train
This is an archived page.
Please see [here] if you're looking for the current "Save the Train" home page.
Please see [here] for the TransWilts site.
Friday, 26th March 2010. Launch of TransWilts Community Rail Partnership. Bridge House, Trowbridge, from 19:30
An exciting new step forward to rejeuvenation of the line, its service and its use
BUSY, EXCELLENT MEETING ... see [here] for initial report
Train service remains dire - southbound from Swindon at 06:15 and 18:45, northbound from Westbury at 07:02 and 19:35. Please pledge your support if you would like to see an increase to six trains a day -
arriving Swindon at 07:48 08:53 11:50 14:50 17:36 and 20:19,
returning at 06:18 09:02 12:02 15:02 17:55 and 18:45.


Keynote for 2010

Forum archive ... Blog archive

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As well as updates on this site, Graham Ellis also writes about the campaign from time to time on his daily "Horse's Mouth" where the latest article curently is GW franchise - my response

This site is dedicated to the support of the train service along the Swindon - Chippenham - Melksham - Trowbridge - Westbury corridor, presently with some onward service to Warminster, Salisbury, Romsey and Southampton. The service is currently threatened with severe curtailment.

A little about Melksham (melksham.html)
What YOU say ... (yousay.html.html)
TransWilts Community Rail Partnership (community.html)
Major new railway business (reason4.html)
Swindon to Southanpton via Melksham by train (sofar.html)
The history of the train service to Melksham (history.html)
Summary of situation - Westbury - Melksham - Swindon public transport (early.html)
Masked Ball in aid of Cancer Research, Cerebral Palsy and MacMillan Nurses (maskedball.html)
Bidders for the new franchise (bidders.html)
Update - October 2005 (octupdate.html)
Recent Correspondence (letters.html)
Swindon and Chippenham to Salisbuy and Southanpton (scss.html)
Minutes - meeting of 27th September 2005 (minutes20050927.html)
Melksham - main line trains (diverts.html)
Flawed statistics from last year? (reason6.html)
Save the train - Melksham (oldindex.html)
Trains Swindon - Chippenham - Melksham - Trowbridge - Westbury (index.html)
TransWilts Timetable (itw.html)
First Great Western Coffee Shop (coffeeshop.html)
Bristol Trains - Appropriate service petition (restore.html)
Better signposted is improving traffic levels (reason2.html)
London (Central and Heathrow) to West Wilts and Weymouth (whatif.html)
Maps showing Melksham and its rail connections (maps.html)
Support us in saving daytime trains to Melksham (support.html)
Trains Swindon - Chippenham - Melksham - Trowbridge - Westbury (index.html.old)
Melksham train - tourism (reason11.html)
New residential Development in Melksham (reason1.html)
Letter from Alison Forster of First (fulltext1.html)
Christmas Card, 2005 (xmascard.html)
Melksham train - no suitable alternative (reason9.html)
DfT letter - October 2005 (octletter.html)
Newsletter / update - 3rd September 2005 (upd20050903.html)
Melksham train - environmentally friendly (reason10.html)
Melksham train - it's NOT too late (o2index.html)
An appropriate TransWilts Train service (pabout.html)
TransWilts Timetable (tp.html)
Sitemap of http://www.savethetrain.org.uk (sitemap.html)
Trains Swindon - Melksham - Westbury - SLASHED by the DfT and First (index_to_mar_10.html)
Train timekeeping records - Melksham (fulltime.html)
Save the train - About this site and author (about.html)
Melksham Train - meetings, 20th and 27th September 2005 (meeting.html)
Rail Franchise map - 2005 (franchmap.html)
To Alison Forster, First Great(er) Western (openletter.html)
Recent usage Statistics (stats.html)
Train service from Melksham - how to make it appropriate and profitable (fulltext2.html)
Top Banner pictures (aboutpix.html)
train or bus - Chippenham to Melksham, Trowbridge and Westbury (chippenham.html)
Melksham Station Approach (approach.html)
Current train services (service.html)
Buses replace trains - weekend rail engineering works (bustitution.html)
Melksham to London by train or coach (london.html)
Trains Swindon - Chippenham - Melksham - Trowbridge - Westbury (index.tojuly12.html)
Timetable from December 2006 (newtimes.html)
Around the railway in Melksham - old pictures (oldpics2.html)
train or bus - Swindon to Melksham, Trowbridge and Westbury (swindon.html)
TransWilts Timetable (tx.html)
Signatories to petition (signers.html)
Melksham train use is increasing (reason7.html)
Train / bus - London connections from 12.2006 (loncombined.html)
Travel by train from Southampton to Chippenham and Swindon (southampton.html)
TransWilts Timetable (hnewstudy.html)
TransWilts/ Party in Park 12th July 2008 (pipx.html)
What YOU say ... (yousay.html)
Save the Melksham Train - latest news (latest.html)
Travel by train from Salisbury to Chippenham and Swindon (salisbury.html)
Decision Makers (dmaker.html)
Some Useful links and pictures (sitnames.html)
Case study - Melksham train usage (casestudy.html)
YOU can still influence the future (addresses.html)
A Question for First about their sincerity (whytrust.html)
%title% (mine.html)
Recent extra capacity as Swindon helps reliability. (reason8.html)
Old Pictures of Melksham Station (oldpics1.html)
Flyer - December 2005 (flydec.html)
TransWilts/ Party in Park 12th July 2008 (pip.html)
TransWilts update - 28th February 2008 (boa.html)
Melksham Station facilities (facilities.html)
TransWilts train service - help restore the cuts (help.html)
Railway stations in the Devizes Constituency (devizes.html)
Support for an appropriate TransWilts Train service (sf.html)
March 5th, 19:30 - TransWilts Rail Meeting (marmtg.html)
A poor mechanism to choose the service (reason5.html)
Minutes - meeting of 20th September 2005 (minutes20050920.html)
Swindon to Westbury, Salisbury and Southampton - December 2006 and beyond (swptuf.html)
TransWilts Rail Service - Appropriate service for 2010! (keynote_2010.html)
Trains Swindon - Chippenham - Melksham - Trowbridge - Westbury (index.tofeb17.html)
Save the Melksham train (save.html)
Open Access Proposal (open.html)
Pledge your Support for an appropriate TransWilts Train service (pledge.html)
Street and station improvements at Melksham (reason3.html)
Dilton Marsh and Warminster - train service cuts from 12/07? (diltonmarsh.html)


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