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

On Sunday 19 November Didcot Railway Centre will be running a Little Engineers' Workshop, for children aged 3-6 years.

From Saturday 26 to Wednesday 30 August we will be featuring two world famous locomotives - 60103 ‘Flying Scotsman’, and Gresley A4 class Pacific 60009 ‘Union of South Africa’, a sister locomotive to ‘Mallard’, the fastest ever steam locomotive - together with some GWR locomotives of course!

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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 21-29 October.

Next Running Days

To see all the events and open days for 2017 have a look at the 2017 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 2017 Programme Leaflet, detailing all events and running days, is available to download - (1.1Mb .pdf file).



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