Living Museum of the Great Western Railway

Welcome to Didcot Railway Centre

Explore the unique collection of Great Western Railway steam locomotives, carriages, wagons, buildings and small artefacts at our 21 acre living museum set around the original 1932 Engine Shed

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Didcot is brilliant - The engine shed is brilliant, lots of open space for the kids and everyone is so friendly. Thoroughly recommended for the whole family.
Everything is so clean and the guys on site have done everything to keep people safe and distanced.

- Craig Bayliss - July 2020

Latest Information - Sun 24 Jan 2021

HAPPY NEW YEAR to all our visitors, members and supporters - we look forward to welcoming you when we are able to do so.

CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS - The current National Lockdown means the RAILWAY CENTRE IS REQUIRED TO CLOSE until further notice.

We will resume our activities safely, in accordance with government guidelines when we are able.

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