Living Museum of the Great Western Railway

Day Out With Thomas

Join us for a special 75th anniversary party with Thomas the Tank Engine on 7 & 8 March

Wow. What an amazing place, loved our day out and everyone was so friendly and helpful.

- Emily Egerton - 7-Aug-2019

What's on today - Friday 28th Feb 2020

Sorry, the Railway Centre is closed today. We will be open at weekends in February and March

What's on this weekend

Saturday 29th February:
Spring Exhibition Day
Sunday 01st March:
Spring Exhibition Day

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

Getting here, loco roster, 2020 brochure download & accessibility information.


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

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