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

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New - Saint Driving and Firing Experience - August 2019

An opportunity to drive and fire our new Saint class locomotive - Lady of Legend.

Amazing!!: Our 4 year old is absolutely in love with all things trains and this place really hit the mark on our recent family day out, loads to see and do here and well worth a visit, very well priced for everything you get to see. We will be back soon!!
- CharlieRaymond15 - Bracknell

What's on today - Sunday 18th Aug 2019

Steam Day

Swindon Panel Demonstrations

We Visited about a fortnight ago, absolutely FANTASTIC place. Lovely staff, loads going on for a weekday and lots to see. It's over 250 miles from where we live, but we'll certainly be coming back again at Some point in the foreseeable future.

- Iain Paton

Important - Please Read

The entrance to Didcot Railway Centre is through the ticket hall & subway of Didcot Parkway railway station - Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 7NJ. Information about Parking.

There is an unavoidable flight of 18 steps at our only entrance. See our Accessibility Guide for details.

What's Next

Plan Your Visit

Opening times. admission charges, how to get here, loco roster and accessibility information.

Parking

Important Parking Information

Centre Guide

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

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

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