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Great Days Out

Page last updated:
23-Jun-2016
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Our 2016 Programme Leaflet, detailing all events and running days, is now available to download - (2Mb .pdf file).

Key to Calendar
1 Railway Centre Closed
2 Exhibition Only Day
3 Steam Days
4 Heritage Diesel Day
5 Gala Day
6 Themed Event
7 Day Out With Thomas
8 Thomas and Father Christmas

For more information, click on your chosen date on the Calendar. Alternatively, click on a month on the left hand side of the Calendar to see our 2016 month by month event guide.

Visitors are admitted from 10:30, with the last admission time at 3:30pm. There is no late entry discount.

You can also download a printer-friendly version of this calendar (51kb .pdf file)

Coach and group visits are welcome on any day of the year (except at Christmas) but arrangements must be made in advance for visits when Didcot Railway Centre is not otherwise open, and is advisable on other occasions.

 

Gala Days and Themed Events - 2016

50th Anniversary of the End of Steam on British Railways January 3
Easter Steamings March 25-28
Steam Gala - 175th Anniversary of the opening of the GWR April 30 - May 2
Diesel Gala and Real Ale Festival May 28-30
Transport Rally June 5
Father's Day June 19
Teddy Bears' Picnic and Family Funday July 10
August Bank Holiday Steamings August 27-29
All in a Day's Work September 24-25
Remembrance Day November 13

 

 

 

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