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Why are people using the TransWilts?

Although the TransWilts train service just runs (at present) from Swindon to Westbury, with a few extensions to Salisbury, people are making use of the line to connect far and wide. Here's a map showing start and end stations from the surveys (over 3 days) in October 2014:



There were over 100 different answers to the "where are you starting" and "where are you ending up" questions, as mapped above - here's the data in tabular form, excluding those stations which were only mentioned on a single form (for data privacy reasons!)

SWI - 249 - Swindon
CPM - 180 - Chippenham
TRO - 169 - Trowbridge
MKM - 136 - Melksham
WSB - 117 - Westbury
PAD - 52 - Paddington
WMN - 15 - Warminster
FRO - 14 - Frome
WEY - 11 - Weymouth
SAL - 11 - Salisbury
GCR - 11 - Gloucester
OXF - 10 - Oxford
TAU - 10 - Taunton
SOU - 8 - Southampton Central
EXD - 8 - Exeter St. David's
BTH - 8 - Bath Spa
CNM - 7 - Cheltenham Spa
BMH - 7 - Bournemouth
STD - 7 - Stroud
CDF - 7 - Cardiff Central
BRI - 6 - Bristol Temple Meads
CLC - 6 - Castle Cary
DCW - 5 - Dorchester West
SWA - 5 - Swansea
KEM - 4 - Kemble
SHU - 3 - Stonehouse
BHM - 3 - Birmingham New Street
BOA - 3 - Bradford-On-Avon
PLY - 3 - Plymouth
PMS - 3 - Portsmouth & Southsea
RDG - 3 - Reading
PEW - 2 - Pewsey
YVP - 2 - Yeovil Pen Mill
NTA - 2 - Newton Abbot
CHI - 2 - Chingford
SAU - 2 - St.Austell
DID - 2 - Didcot Parkway
FRM - 2 - Fareham
BTN - 2 - Brighton
PMH - 2 - Portsmouth Harbour
ECR - 2 - East Croydon
LDS - 2 - Leeds
FTN - 2 - Fratton
SHF - 2 - Sheffield
ESL - 2 - Eastleigh
HAV - 2 - Havant


Please note - that's number of forms completed, not number of passengers - one form was filled in per group - and ranges from one person up to 8 or 9 in a party.
(written 2014-12-29)

 
Associated topics are indexed as below, or enter http://melksh.am/nnnn for individual articles
Z406 - TransWilts Community Rail Partnership
  [4739] A year of changes for Lisa and Graham Ellis, and Well House - (2017-05-27)
  [4726] TransWilts Partner Update for Melksham Area Board - (2016-11-07)
  [4706] Melksham trial train service is to be made permanent - (2016-10-02)
  [4704] Three months in community rail pictures - (2016-08-27)
  [4695] Melksham Rail Development Group becoming Melksham Rail Users Group - (2016-06-21)
  [4688] Melksham Station - as at May 2016 - Part 5 (services and prices) - (2016-05-30)
  [4647] On the problems of a printed train timetable - (2016-02-15)
  [4638] TransWilts Community Interest Company AGM - 13 Feb 2016, Swindon - (2016-02-05)
  [4612] TransWilts - robust these days - no longer the first service to be cancelled - (2016-01-03)
  [4601] Management view - TransWilts and transport at the end of 2015 - (2015-12-25)
  [4568] Moderation - and the tendency to over-moderate - (2015-11-02)
  [4513] Yesterday, Weymouth - (2015-08-02)
  [4512] The Weymouth Wizard - Saturdays in August from Wiltshire - (2015-07-31)
  [4510] Learning from the others - Community Rail - (2015-07-12)
  [4500] The TransWilts Community Intergrated Transport Corridor - (2015-05-29)
  [4497] Around the world from Melksham - (2015-05-25)
  [4494] Monday to Friday / TransWilts train times from 18 May to 11th December 2015 - (2015-05-17)
  [4467] Neighbourhood Plan - travel and transport thoughts - (2015-03-29)
  [4463] Rail Conference, Nottingham - (2015-03-16)
  [4435] Images of our rail promotion campaign - (2015-02-21)
  [4424] Looking Forward - TransWilts Community Rail Partnership and TransWilts CIC - (2015-02-12)
  [4397] TransWilts / Press and Publicity report for AGM / 30th January 2015 - (2015-01-17)
  [4362] What a difference a year makes - (2014-12-23)
  [4353] Celebration pictures, year 1 - (2014-12-15)
  [4351] A little thing can make a big difference - (2014-12-13)
  [4343] Politics and the railway the connects Wiltshire - (2014-12-06)
  [4328] Folk music train, Westbury to Swindon round trip, 14th December 2014 - (2014-11-24)
  [4313] Moving community rail support from amateur to professional - (2014-11-16)
  [4309] Even in the dark of night, the train comes bearing passengers - (2014-09-28)
  [4291] Train Online article - ACoRP / TransWilts introduction - (2014-07-25)
  [4288] Some questions on how our Community Rail Partnership works - (2014-07-13)
  [4287] TransWilts CRP - walking in Melksham Carnival - (2014-07-13)
  [4284] Talk and walk to promote train service - Melksham Carnival - (2014-07-11)
  [4243] Taking Greyhounds and Lurchers to London for the day - (2014-02-23)
  [4229] Thin end of the wedge - plan to be thicker in 2014 - (2013-12-26)
  [4225] Melksham Resident? Commuter? Save yourself 2000 pounds and 100 hours in 2014, and have a better journey! - (2013-12-20)
  [4219] TransWilts train services - up from 2 to 8 per day - (2013-12-09)
  [4218] A THANK YOU to those who have brought the new train service to fruition - (2013-12-06)
  [4198] New trains for 2014 - Swindon to Westbury. Meetings Melksham, Swindon, Trowbridge, Chippenham and Westbury - (2013-10-24)
  [4196] Official - Trowbridge and Melksham to London train improvements - (2013-10-22)
  [4194] TransWilts Link - meeting notes from 19th October - (2013-10-20)
  [4191] Getting people to and from Melksham Station - not 20 but 700 times a day - (2013-10-12)
  [4163] TransWilts Community Rail Partnership - formally constituted - (2013-09-01)
  [4160] Bank Holiday Monday - pictures of a great train trip to Weymouth - (2013-08-27)
  [4148] Special General Meeting, Adoption of Constitution for TransWilts Community Rail Partnership - (2013-08-01)
  [4142] Passenger survey at Chippenham - report and pictures - (2013-07-24)
  [3986] Rail services in Wiltshire - up in the air? We need to say what is best required. - (2013-01-20)
  [3881] Wiltshire Public Transport User Group co-ordination - (2012-10-05)


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