Didcot Railway Centre
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Didcot Railway Centre
Home of the Great Western Society
Link to: Railway Experience Days
Link to: Thomas
Link to: Archie Leaflet

Didcot Railway Centre, Oxfordshire OX11 7NJ
Tel: 01235 817200
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This August Bank Holiday weekend visitors are invited to experience the atmosphere and sights of a working steam engine shed in and around Didcot Railway Centre's original 1930s Engine Shed.

If you are new to the Great Western Society, please come along to our New Members’ Evening on Saturday 1 September 2018 at Didcot Railway Centre.

To mark the launch of our new ‘nature guide’ we will be holding a nature day at Didcot Railway Centre.

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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. No need to book (other than for Thomas days) - Just pay at the entrance.

The entrance to Didcot Railway Centre is through the ticket hall and subway of Didcot Parkway Station.

The Railway Centre is open at weekends throughout the year and every day from 3 March - 6 October.

Next Running Days

To see all the events and open days for 2018 have a look at the 2018 Calendar. On Running Days admission includes unlimited train rides on our two Demonstration Lines as well as access to the Engine Shed, Carriage Display, Science Learning & Railways Exhibition and Air Raid Shelter.

Our 2018 Programme Leaflet, detailing all events and running days, is now available to download - (8.4Mb .pdf file).


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Recreating the golden age of the Great Western Railway