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.

We Visited about a fortnight ago, absolutely FANTASTIC place. Lovely staff, loads going on for a weekday and lots to see. It's over 250 miles from where we live, but we'll certainly be coming back again at Some point in the foreseeable future.

- Iain Paton

What's on today - Sunday 21st Jul 2019

Steam Day

Star Tugs Weekend

Well worth a visit to get up and close to railway history. Friendly and obliging staff keen to share their enthusiasm and love for GWR history. Unlike other heritage railways, all the attractions within one site so easy to see everything.

- TheScillyIsles

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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