Save the Melksham Train
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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

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TransWilts train - what YOU can do to help
Please let people know you want the service back. Let them know it will continue to grow. Let them know how much it matters to YOU. Let them know that it was growing and will do again.

Who are the key players? A key and complex question - there are a very large number of players involved, and people point at each other. But here are the people who have influence and should be lobbied!

The Department for Transport
Tom Harris, Minister responsible for railways.
Andrew Nock - responsible for negotiations on the ground

First Great Western
Alison Forster, their MD
Andrew Griffiths, Regional Manager covering the line

Wiltshire County Council.
George Batten, Director of environmental services
Fleur de Rhe-Philipe - elected representative responsible for transport.

And please contact Your MP and your county concillor too.

Please also visit our forum and keep in touch with the opertors of this web site!

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