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An appropriate TransWilts Train service ...

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Link - new 2009 pledge

"I support the return of a more appropriate train service linking the five largest population centres in Wiltshire, as shown in (or similar to) draft timetables from December 2008" (show draft)
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Salisbury - Warminster - Dilton Marsh - Westbury - Trowbridge - Melksham - Chippenham - Swindon

505 signatures so far - see here

CURRENT SERVICE - twice a day
Swindon depart 06:18 and 18:45
Swindon arrive 07:48 and 20:19

PROPOSED SERVICE - six times a day
Swindon d: 06:18 09:02 12:02 15:02 17:55 18:45
Swindon a: 07:48 08:53 11:50 14:50 17:36 20:19

This is a practical service improvement that can be provided if the profile is raised high enough in the next 2 months, and YOU can help.

Bus - Trowbridge to Swindon - 95 minutes.
Car - Trowbridge to Swindon - 52 minutes (AA)
Train - Trowbridge to Swindon - 35 minutes.

Bus - Chippenham to Salisbury - over 120 minutes.
Car - Chippenham to Salisbury - 64 minutes (AA)
Train - Chippenham to Salisbury - 54 minutes.

Greener too! (See Transport Direct)
Comparative CO2 emissions - Trowbridge to Swindon
Car 7.4 - 14.9kg, Coach 5.1 kg, Train 3.9kg.

Want to Learn More?

* About the TransWilts Line
* What is the current train service?
* Why is an improvement needed?
* Timeline to an improved service

* For West Wilts to Chippenham and Swindon passengers
* For travellers from Frome?
* From Salisbury to West Wilts, Chippenham and Swindon
* For West Wilts to Bath passengers
* For customers travelling to or from Melksham

* How does this site work?
* Who is behind this site?
* What about privacy?

* Discussion Forum - All Wiltshire (and FGW) Services
* Discussion Forum - TransWilts Services
The campaign for an appropriate service is supported by many groups including West Wiltshire Rail Users Group, Melksham Railway Development Group, Campaign Against New Beeching Report, TravelWatch SouthWest, More Train Less Strain, Friends of Suburban Bristol Railways, Railfuture, Severn Tunnel Action Group, Campaign for Better Transport, Save the Train, The First Great Western Coffeeshop and others. We are in good contact with First Great Western, Wiltshire County Council, the Department for Transport, Network Rail, local MPs and candidates, Local District, Town and Parish Councils, Chambers of Commerce, Federation of Small Businesses, and many others to ensure that this practical option is adopted with everyone's agreement

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