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

A delightful day out amongst steam trains - Such a relaxed friendly place to wander amongst amazing pieces of history. You don't need to be a huge steam train fan to just enjoy a fun day. Explore trains, carriages, ride in beautiful old carriages behind glorious old steam trains and just enjoy being left to wander around. Wonderful photo opportunities and just a benign atmosphere.

- Corinne B - August 2020

Latest Information - Sunday 27 Sep 2020

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

We are continuing our activities safely and in accordance with government guidelines. The latest regulations means that all tickets must be booked in advance. We can only accept bookings for up to six people and are legally required to share contact details with Public Health Track & Trace if requested.

Ticket numbers are limited to ensure the safety of visitors and staff.

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

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

 

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