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« on: July 28, 2019, 01:46:45 pm »

The Melksham Rail User Group with support from GWR is pleased to announce that Santa Claus will be travelling on the train on Sunday, 15th December 2019.  New timetables starting that day mean that MRUG can't yet confirm the train time, and there's still an element of chance that engineering works might interfere, but we have Santa on board once again!
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« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2019, 03:32:25 pm »

The Melksham Rail User Group with support from GWR is pleased to announce that Santa Claus will be travelling on the train on Sunday, 15th December 2019.  New timetables starting that day mean that MRUG can't yet confirm the train time, and there's still an element of chance that engineering works might interfere, but we have Santa on board once again!

Provisional timing - 15:06 from Melksham, back at 16:11.
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« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2019, 07:30:41 am »

Santa also on the TransWilts line the previous Sunday - from Westbury to Swindon. See ((here)). To be organised by Westbury Lions and TransWilts CIC and marketed (I believe) in Westbury.  Posting here to clarify the two events.

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« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2019, 07:29:33 am »

Tickets on sale at the Melksham TIC as from this morning.   http://www.mrug.org.uk/santa.html

A big THANK YOU to MRUG members (some of who are members here) offering to help in various - err - capacities on the day. So much appreciated.

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« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2019, 10:27:59 am »

From Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/MelkshamRUG/posts/444789856165800

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The Santa train from Melksham is running for the 23rd time - in its 24th year. Until 2013, there were very few trains available and the day, time and destination varied depending on what could be done - one year there was no out and back service that could be used at all. These days, we have much more choice but demand still exceeds supply - so we don't do all that much publicity, which is why it may be new to many people. And of course we didn't use Facebook tolLet people know 20 years ago!
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« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2019, 11:08:18 am »

Melksham Independent News - http://melkshamnews.com

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