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

Help support us as we mark our 60th Anniversary and rebuild post Covid - donate to our Diamond Jubilee Fund.

2022 Calendars now on sale in our Shop

All our yesterdays - Once inside everything is accessible with as many steam rides as you like. Lovely cafe with beautiful cakes and really good tea. Friendly staff. The trains are wonderful and. Didcot is a fabulous day out for couples or families. Highly recommended.

- Tracy R - June 2021

Latest Information - Mon 29 Nov 2021

Exhibition Days - Weekends in November 

The Railway Centre is closed on Weekdays in November

Steam into Christmas - Take a steam train to visit Santa 4/5, 11/12, 18/19 and 21-23 December

The Railway Centre is closed on all other days in December


GWS AGM - 16-Oct-21 - Recording now available - See Members' Area

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Getting here, loco roster, 10 things not to miss and accessibility information.

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