Didcot Railway Centre
Home of the Great Western Society
Didcot Railway Centre, Oxfordshire OX11 7NJ
Tel: 01235 817200
Didcot Railway Centre is celebrating Volunteers’ week with a New Volunteers Day on Saturday 6 June 2015 - 10:30 am to 5 pm. All kinds of volunteer opportunities are available.
For the weekend of 6/7 June Didcot Railway Centre is delighted to host the Star Tugs.
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.
Sun 12 July — Teddy Bears Picnic
Steam and Diesel Trains in Operation
Free admission for Children with Teddy Bears
Teddy Bear displays
Children’s Activities and Crafts in the Picnic Area
Railway themed Teddy Trail
Competitions for Bears!
M4 /A34 Chieveley Junction Restrictions
Due to repair work on the bridges on the roundabout, there may be closures of parts of the roundabout at certain weekends until early August. These generally stop you making a right turn (eg. from M4 Westbound onto A34 Northbound or from A34 Southbound onto M4 Westbound). Diversions are in place but may add 20-30 minutes to your journey. Weekends notified at present are: 11/12 July, 18/19 July, 1/2 August and 8/9 August. For more information see Highways England
Recreating the golden age of the Great Western Railway