Didcot Railway Centre
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Didcot Railway Centre
Home of the Great Western Society
Link to: Railway Experience Days
Link to: Thomas
Link to: Archie Leaflet

Didcot Railway Centre, Oxfordshire OX11 7NJ
Tel: 01235 817200
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The next in the series of Little Engineers' Workshops, aimed at children between three and six years old, will be held on Sunday 28 January.

In a new two-part documentary, partly filmed at Didcot Railway Centre, Rob Bell tells the story of Isambard Kingdom Brunel

New Peppercorn ‘A1’ steam locomotive No. 60163 ‘Tornado’, will be visiting Didcot Railway Centre from 16 October to 25 November ...

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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 entrance to Didcot Railway Centre is through the ticket hall and subway of Didcot Parkway Station.

The Railway Centre is open at weekends throughout the year and every day from 10-18 February.

2017 Thomas Prices held until 1 February!
If you book advance tickets for our March or October Day Out With Thomas events before midnight on 1 February, these will be at 2017 prices.
After that time Adult and Senior tickets will increase by £1 each.

Next Running Days

To see all the events and open days for 2018 have a look at the 2018 Calendar. You can also check which locomotives are scheduled to be in steam using the Locomotive Roster. On Running Days admission includes unlimited train rides on our two Demonstration Lines as well as access to the Engine Shed, Carriage Display, Science Learning & Railways Exhibition and Air Raid Shelter.

Our 2018 Programme Leaflet, detailing all events and running days, is now available to download - (8.4Mb .pdf file).



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Recreating the golden age of the Great Western Railway