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

Just had my first steam trip out of the year!
Enjoying hugely the fabulous and now very well Covid-secure safely organised Didcot Railway Centre. Many thanks and congratulations to all the volunteers here doing a simply-arranged friendly but clearly safe service. Their "We're good to go!" badge is definitely deserved.

- Nigel Ridgeon - July 2020

Latest Information - Sunday 20 Sep 2020

Steam trains run on weekends and Wednesdays in September - book your tickets now.  

The Railway Centre is currently CLOSED on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

We are resuming activities safely, gradually and in accordance with government guidelines. All tickets must be booked in advance.

Numbers will be limited to ensure the safety of visitors and staff.

October bookings now open - Autumn Steam Days and Heritage Diesel Days

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