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Great Days Out

Page last updated:
25-Aug-2017
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Our 2017 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 Event or 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 2017 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 (666kb .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 - 2017

50 Years of Didcot Railway Centre April 14 - May 1
Transport Rally June 4
Father's Day June 18
Star Tugs Weekend June 24-25
Teddy Bears' Picnic July 9
Rails on the Western Front August 19-20
Flying Scotsman Visit August 26-28
Static Day - Special Photographic Opportunity August 29
Union of South Africa Visit August 30
Anything Goes Weekend September 23-24

 

 

 

Recreating the golden age of the Great Western Railway