With schools closed across Britain, many parents and guardians may be looking for extra educational resources for children.

We have put together some links to online rail-related activities for children.



Learn about rail safety, history and careers.


GWR Young Great Westerners

GWR EnterTrainment

London Transport Museum

Network Rail – Activity Pack & At School

Old Tracks New Tricks

You Vs Train

Peter’s Railway

Hitachi Rail – Learning Resources


South Western Railway

STEAM – Swindon

Royal Mail


If you would like some free additional resources, Community Rail Lancashire have some fabulous materials online. Please visit their website Down the Line – CRL 

In addition to train related resources, Puffin Books have released some free YouTube videos – Puffin Storytime 

Young Melksham – on Tuesday 12 May Young Melksham are launching a new online youth club. Join them online and join in with our online activities, live chats and fun on Facebook 

GWR COVID-19 Latest Travel Advice

It is important to look after your mental health in times of uncertainty and change, when most people will be working from home this can be isolating or become more stressful due to childcare for example. For some useful resources, please go to Work-Wiltshire

For more information about how to stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, please go to GOV-UK

Useful links associated with COVID-19 guidance

o Social Distancing signage
o Workplace Sanitisation

The UK Government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy – 11 May 2020

NEW TRAVEL GUIDANCE – To ensure transport network is safe for those you need to use it – 11 May

If you would like to be involved in our future community projects, please contact Sophie (sophie@transwilts.org).