2018 Running Days and Events

January 2018  
Mon 1 New Year Steam Day

Didcot Railway Centre is open at weekends during January and on 1January.


February 2018  
Wed 14 Half-Term Steam Day
Sat 17 to Sun 18 Steam Days

Didcot Railway Centre is open at weekends during February, and daily from 10 to 18 February.


March 2018  
Sat 17 to Sun 18 Days Out with Thomas
with Thomas the Tank Engine & his friends
Rides behind “Thomas”
Meet The Fat Controller
Children’s entertainment
Fri 30 - Sat 31 Easter Steam Days

Didcot Railway Centre is open daily from 3 March.


April 2018  
Sun 1 to Mon 2 Easter Steamings
Sat 7 to Sun 8 Steam Days
Sat 14 to Sun 15 Heritage Diesel Days
Board the Diesel Railcar for a 1940s ride
Sat 21 to Sun 22 Heritage Diesel Days
Board the Diesel Railcar for a 1940s ride
Sat 28 to Sun 29 Heritage Diesel Days
Board the Diesel Railcar for a 1940s ride

Didcot Railway Centre is open daily in April.


May 2018  
Sat 5 to Mon 7 Steam Days
Sat 12 to Sun 13 Heritage Diesel Days
Board the Diesel Railcar for a 1940s ride
Sat 19 to Sun 20 Heritage Diesel Days
Board the Diesel Railcar for a 1940s ride
Sat 26 to Mon 28 Rails on the Western Front

Didcot Railway Centre is open daily in May.


June 2018  
Sat 2 to Sun 3 Steam Days
Sat 9 to Sun 10 Steam Days
Sat 16 Steam Day
Sun 17 Fathers' Day
Steam train rides on the Main Demonstration Line
Sat 23 to Sun 24 Opening of The Signalling Centre
Trains in Operation
Sat 30 Steam Day

Didcot Railway Centre is open daily in June.


July 2018  
Sun 1 Steam Day
Sat 7 Steam Day
Sun 8 Teddy Bears' Picnic and Family Funday
Steam and Diesel Trains in Operation
Free admission for Children with Teddy Bears
Teddy Bear displays
Children’s Activities and Crafts in the Picnic Area
Badge Making
Railway themed Teddy Trail
Competitions for Bears!
Sat 14 to Sun 15 Star Tugs Weekend
Steam Trains in Operation
Sat 21 to Sun 22 Steam Days
Wed 25 Steam Day
Sat 28 to Sun 29 Steam Days

Didcot Railway Centre is open daily in July.


August 2018  
Wed 1 Steam Day
Sat 4 to Sun 5 Steam Days
Wed 8 Steam Day
Sat 11 to Sun 12 Steam Days
Wed 15 Steam Day
Sat 18 to Sun 19 Steam Days
Wed 22 Steam Day
Sat 25 to Mon 27 Steam Days
Wed 29 Steam Day

Didcot Railway Centre is open daily in August.


September 2018  
Sat 1 to Sun 2 Steam Days
Sat 8to Sun 9 Heritage Diesel Days
Board the Diesel Railcar for a 1940s ride
Sat 15 to Sun 16 Heritage Diesel Days
Board the Diesel Railcar for a 1940s ride
Sat 22 to Sun 23 Delivering the Goods
Steam and Diesel Trains in Operation

Didcot Railway Centre is open daily in September.


October 2018  
Sat 6 to Sun 7 Days Out With Thomas
with Thomas the Tank Engine & his friends
Rides behind “Thomas”
Meet The Fat Controller
Children’s entertainment
Sat 20 to Sun 21 Steam Days
Wed 24 Half-Term Steam Day
Sat 27 to Sun 28 Steam Days

Didcot Railway Centre is open at weekends in October, daily until 7 and from 20 to 28 October.


November 2018  

Didcot Railway Centre is open at weekends in November.


December 2018  
Sat 1 to Sun 2 Day Out With Thomas to visit Father Christmas
with Thomas the Tank Engine & his friends
Rides behind “Thomas”
Meet The Fat Controller
Children’s entertainment
Visit Father Christmas in his Grotto
Presents for the children
Sat 8 to Sun 9 Day Out With Thomas to visit Father Christmas
with Thomas the Tank Engine & his friends
Rides behind “Thomas”
Meet The Fat Controller
Children’s entertainment
Visit Father Christmas in his Grotto
Presents for the children
Sat 15 to Sun 16 Day Out With Thomas to visit Father Christmas
with Thomas the Tank Engine & his friends
Rides behind “Thomas”
Meet The Fat Controller
Children’s entertainment
Visit Father Christmas in his Grotto
Presents for the children
Sat 22 to Sun 23 Day Out With Thomas to visit Father Christmas
with Thomas the Tank Engine & his friends
Rides behind “Thomas”
Meet The Fat Controller
Children’s entertainment
Visit Father Christmas in his Grotto
Presents for the children

Didcot Railway Centre is open at weekends in December and daily from 27 December.


 

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