Didcot Railway Centre
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Didcot Railway Centre
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Didcot Railway Centre, Oxfordshire OX11 7NJ
Tel: 01235 817200
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Our Steam Gala over the May Day weekend celebrates the 175th Anniversary of the opening of the Great Western Railway with some visiting locomotives joining our home fleet, as well as some special activities.

There is currently an exhibition of paintings of Didcot Railway Centre by local artist Andrew Manson at the Cornerstone Gallery, Didcot.

Our Diesel Gala and Real Ale Festival over the Spring Bank Holiday is starting to take shape.

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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 at weekends and daily from 28 May to 11 September 2016.

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To see all the events and open days for 2016 have a look at the 2016 Calendar. You can also check which locomotives are scheduled to be in steam using the Locomotive Roster.

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





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Recreating the golden age of the Great Western Railway