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Admission Charges

Gift Aid Admission Prices - 2018

  Adult Child # Over-60 Family (2 Adults & up to 2 Children)
Exhibition Only Days £6.50 £4.50 £6.00 £19.00
Running Days (Steam Days & Heritage Diesel Days) £11.00 £8.00 £10.00 £32.00
Gala Days £15.00 £11.00 £13.00 £43.00
Day Out With Thomas (17-18 March/6-7 October) £15.00 £11.00 £13.00 £44.00
Thomas and Father Christmas - Child price includes a gift from Father Christmas £16.00 £16.00 £15.00 Not Applicable

Admission prices are inclusive of all regular attractions including free train rides on running days.

# Child prices apply to children aged 3 to 15, except for 'Day Out With Thomas' events where they apply to children aged 2 to 15, and 'Thomas and Father Christmas' events where they apply to children aged 1 to 15.

Special admission offers including child free, money off, and 2 for 1 vouchers may not be used for Galas or for 'Day Out With Thomas' or 'Thomas and Father Christmas' events. Sorry, but we no longer accept Tesco Clubcard vouchers.

Family membership cannot be purchased in lieu of admission fee on Day Out With Thomas days.

See our Calendar for details of running days and special events.

Gift Aid

Gift Aid Admission includes a voluntary donation of 10% or more. This allows us to reclaim tax on the whole amount paid – an extra 25% - to help us ensure that Didcot Railway Centre can be enjoyed by future generations. We are very grateful for your donation and extra support when you pay the Gift Aid price.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to us.

Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the charity £13.75 £10.00

Great Western Society Members

Great Western Society Members are admitted free of charge on open days, except where considerable additional expense has been incurred in providing additional attractions. Charges are as follows:

  Adult Child # Over-60 Family
(2 Adults & up to 2 Children)
Day Out With Thomas (17-18 March/6-7 October) £5.00 £5.00 £5.00 £15.00
Thomas and Father Christmas - Child price includes a gift from Father Christmas £5.00 £16.00 (see below) £5.00 Not Applicable

Great Western Society members’ children and children who are members will be charged £16.00 to visit Father Christmas.

Standard Admission Prices - 2018

  Adult Child # Over-60 Family (2 Adults & up to 2 Children)
Exhibition Only Days £5.50 £4.00 £5.00 £19.00
Running Days (Steam Days & Heritage Diesel Days) £10.00 £7.00 £9.00 £29.00
Gala Days £12.50 £10.00 £11.00 £39.00
Day Out With Thomas (17-18 March/6-7 October) £15.00 £11.00 £13.00 £44.00
Thomas and Father Christmas - Child price includes a gift from Father Christmas £16.00 £16.00 £15.00 Not Applicable

Online Tickets

A £2.00 transaction fee will be added per booking for any tickets purchased online

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