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Thingley Jct. [Chippenham] - Bradford South Jct. [Trowbridge]

Date Closed to Passenger Services

4 Sep 1971

Mileage Closed

8m 29c

Stations Closed

Lacock Halt (18/04/1966); Beanacre Halt (07/02/1955); Melksham (18/04/1966); Broughton Gifford Halt (07/02/1955); Holt Junction (18/04/1966); Staverton Halt (18/04/1966)

Services Operated

Chippenham/Melksham - Bristol/Westbury/Weymouth

Timetable Reference

BR (WR) 14 Jun 65 - 17 Apr 66 T29

Cobb Atlas Reference

120 90 70 - 95 85 59

Map

RCH West of England 1924

Further Notes

OCD - 18/04/1966 - DRS; RPSGB.

RO 06/05/1968 and used by Summer Saturday services until LTR Sat 04/09/1971 - PNMBLN 195 p17.

Thingley Jct. [Chippenham] - Bradford North Jct. [Trowbridge] (- Bradford West Jct) RO 24/05/1975 - BLN 275 p89.

Ditto RO 03/05/1976 previously seasonal, now all year round - BLN 298 p85.

RO 13/05/1985 (including Melksham station) initially on an experimental basis, later made permanent.