Living Museum of the Great Western Railway

Welcome to Didcot Railway Centre

See our unique collection of Great Western Railway steam engines, coaches, wagons, buildings and small relics based around the original 1930s engine shed

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New - Saint Driving and Firing Experience - August 2019

An opportunity to drive and fire our new Saint class locomotive - Lady of Legend.

Job Vacancy - Marketing and Events Manager

An exciting opportunity to join the team at Didcot Railway Centre.

New Book Just Published

The story of the Lady of Legend by L A Summers - The book you have been waiting for.

Full of history for the GWR buff or anyone who loves steam trains and railways - My husband and I were part of a group that visited the Centre for half a day and we thought that that was not long enough. So at the next available opportunity we revisited the Centre to "finish" our tour. The Centre was very quiet on the day of our second visit but the staff were friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. An excellent day. Thank you, Didcot Railway Centre.

- Jillonadayout - Bedford - July 2019

What's on today - Friday 19th Jul 2019

Exhibition Only Day

What's on this weekend

Saturday 20th July:
Steam Day
Star Tugs Weekend
Swindon Panel Demonstrations
Sunday 21st July:
Steam Day
Star Tugs Weekend

Important - Please Read

The entrance to Didcot Railway Centre is through the ticket hall & subway of Didcot Parkway railway station - Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 7NJ. Information about Parking.

There is an unavoidable flight of 18 steps at our only entrance. See our Accessibility Guide for details.

What's Next

Plan Your Visit

Opening times. admission charges, how to get here, loco roster and accessibility information.

Parking

Important Parking Information

Centre Guide

to our historic buildings, locomotives, rolling stock and the exciting things to see and do.

Support Us

Help us maintain and run the railway, join the Great Western Society or help raise funds.

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