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

2022 Calendars now on sale in our Shop

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 - Tue 25 Jan 2022

Discovery Days - Weekends until February 13

Next Running Days - February 19, 20, 23, 26, 27

The Railway Centre is closed on all other days in January and February


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

What's Next

Discovery Days 2022

Discovery Days 2022

Explore the Centre at your leisure - weekends in January, February and March then Every Wednesday during April & May 2022

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Spring Steam Days

Spring Steam Days

Saturday and Sundays during April and May - Unlimited steam train rides; 200 years of railway heritage & much more!

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Plan Your Visit

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

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Help us maintain and run the railway, join the Great Western Society or help raise funds.

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