Santa Train Success - 9 December 2018

A wonderful time was had by all on Sunday 9 December as Santa came to visit Melksham station. He even had time for a quick trip to Swindon and back and got to meet some wonderful people.

Santa train 2018 Paul Santa and one of his little helpersSanta Train 2018 Horace Some happy travellers together with Santa's helpful Elf Horace

 
 
 
There was a fabulous turnout and everyone left very happy and full of Christmas spirit.
 
Thank you to the Melksham Rail Users Group for organising the event. It was a great success!
 
TransWilts is looking forward to holding future trips in 2019. Lots of fun ahead and exciting times to come connecting with our local communities. Watch this space :)
 

Westbury Station Christmas Closure

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As part of the ongoing GWR improvements for 2019, Network Rail is carrying out several projects this Christmas. One of which will involve the closure of Westbury Station. We encourage you to keep updated via the GWR Website.

If you are planning to get away for Christmas, we recommend you do so by Saturday 22 December. Please feel free to ask any of the station staff for further information.

Please see our TransWilts Christmas Timetable for further information. The information on this leaflet refers to the timetable which comes in to affect on 1 January 2019. The Westbury station closure over Christmas will be from Sunday 23 December 2018 until Thursday 3 January 2019.

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