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

Next Special Event - A Festive Day Out with Thomas - Weekends 30 Nov - 22 Dec

Amazing!!: Our 4 year old is absolutely in love with all things trains and this place really hit the mark on our recent family day out, loads to see and do here and well worth a visit, very well priced for everything you get to see. We will be back soon!!
- CharlieRaymond15 - Bracknell

What's on today - Sunday 17th Nov 2019

Exhibition Day

Swindon Panel Demonstrations

Fun and interestingAlways wanted to go there and now I have. Very pleased I went. Lot's of interesting things to see and do and learned so much. It was good to almost step back in time. Defo want to go back when the trains are running. Highly recommended.

- Listlurker - St Albans

On Arrival

Our entrance is through the ticket hall and original steam age subway of Didcot Parkway station.

Please advise GWR ticket barrier staff at the mainline station that you are visiting the Centre and they will allow you access. (You will need to show your Railway Centre tickets when you exit).

Getting Here & Parking

Accessibility Guide

What's Next

Plan Your Visit

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