Thomas is a regular visitor to Didcot Railway Centre where he is welcomed by his friends the Great Western engines.
Why not book in advance online? (Booking Fees apply). Bookings now open for March and October 2017.
Meet Thomas and his friends and The Fat Controller, who will be keeping an eye on everything today. Enjoy rides all day and as often as you wish. Thomas the Tank Engine is running on his Branch Line and his friends are running on the Main Line.
During the day, colourful ‘Professor Crump’ will be clowning around the Centre and ‘Twistina and Twistopher’ will be balloon modelling. Thomas story readings will be held hourly from 11am in the Imagination Station.
Don't forget to collect your souvenir ‘Day Out With Thomas’ Certificate signed by The Fat Controller.
A wide range of souvenirs is available in the ‘Thomas’ shop. There is a Refreshment Room serving lunches, snacks and drinks and also a picnic area where you can sit and watch the trains go by. Whilst at Didcot, remember to take a walk round the Engine Shed to see more of Thomas’ friends.
10:30 - Steve’s Magic Show in the Marquee
11.15 - Diesel tries to keep the Troublesome Trucks under control – In front of the Refreshment Rooms
12.00 - Meet Rusty & Dusty, The Fat Controller’s mischievous sidekicks, in the Picnic Area
12:30 - Steve’s Magic Show in the Marquee
13:00 - Rusty & Dusty’s train dilemma
14.00 - Steve’s Magic Show in the Marquee
14.30 - Diesel tries again to keep the Troublesome Trucks under control – In front of the Refreshment Rooms
15.30 - Meet Rusty & Dusty, The Fat Controller’s mischievous sidekicks, in the Picnic Area
‘Day Out With Thomas™’ events in 2017 will be on:
The event operates continuously from 10am to 5pm.
Don't forget, we also run Day Out With Thomas and meet Father Christmas events.
Admission prices, which include rides on the trains and other activities are:
Special admission offers including child free, money off, 2 for 1 and Tesco Clubcard vouchers may not be used for 'Day Out With Thomas' events.
Great Western Society Members will be charged:
for entry to Day Out With Thomas events. Family membership cannot be purchased in lieu of admission fee on Day Out With Thomas days.
Sorry, but we do not have space to accommodate prams or buggies on our trains, or in our restaurant. Buggy Parks are provided by the entrance to the both train rides and outside the restaurant. You should also be aware that there is an unavoidable flight of 18 steps at the entrance to the Railway Centre.
Admission tickets are on sale on the day but you can book in advance online (Booking Fees apply). Bookings now open for March and October 2017.
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Home of Thomas and Friends™ toys.
Day Out With Thomas™
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