Didcot Railway Centre
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Didcot Railway Centre
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Didcot Railway Centre, Oxfordshire OX11 7NJ
Tel: 01235 817200
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The project to build a new 4-6-0 County class locomotive - 1014 ‘County of Glamorgan’ took a big step forward on Thursday 20 August with the return of the frames from Tyseley Locomotive Works.

David Maidment, the author of a new book entitled ‘Great Western Eight Coupled Heavy Freight Locomotives’ will be at Didcot Railway Centre from mid-day on Saturday 29 August.

Didcot Railway Centre has again teamed up with Pendon Museum, Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway, Cholsey and Wallingford Railway, Steam (the Museum of the Great Western Railway) and the Swindon & Cricklade Railway, to offer visitors discounts on future visits.

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Welcome to Didcot Railway Centre

See our unique collection of Great Western Railway steam engines, coaches, wagons, buildings and small relics; and a recreation of Brunel's broad gauge railway. Join us in our rural setting based around the original 1930s engine shed.

The Railway Centre is now open daily until 13 September 2015.

Next Running Days

To see all the events and open days for 2015 have a look at the 2015 Calendar. You can also check which locomotives are scheduled to be in steam using the Locomotive Roster.





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Recreating the golden age of the Great Western Railway