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Didcot Railway Centre

Great Western Society
Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 7NJ United Kingdom
01235 817200 www.didcotrailwaycentre.org.uk

Didcot Railway Centre is a living museum of the Great Western Railway in Didcot, Oxfordshire. See the unique collection of Great Western Railway steam engines, coaches, wagons, buildings and small relics; and a recreation of Brunel’s broad gauge railway. Visit the Didcot Railway Centre and enjoy the rural setting based around the original 1930s engine shed.

Opening Details

Didcot Railway Centre is open Saturdays and Sundays all year, and daily from 27 May to 10 September and during half terms. Please check the website for details.

Opening Times:
Didcot Railway Centre is open from 10.30 am to 4 pm (and 5pm on summer running days). Last admission is 3.30 pm. There is no late entry discount.

Day Out With Thomas events open at 10 am.

Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Prices:

Running days:
Adult £10.00
Child £8.00
Over-60 £9.00
Family (2 Adults & up to 2 Children) £30.00

Exhibition only days:
Adult £5.50
Child £4.50
Over-60 £5.00
Family (2 Adults & up to 2 Children) £18.00

See the website for prices to gala days and Day Out With Thomas events.

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August 2017

Rails on the Western Front

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until August 20, 2017

Didcot Railway Centre, Great Western Society
Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 7NJ United Kingdom
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£15

Rails on the Western Front commemorates the 100th anniversary of 5322, a steam engine built in 1917 which worked on the Western Front between 1917 and 1919. The Great War Society will be recreating a French Station and a casualty clearing station. Steam trains of the era will carry visitors in genuine vintage carriages. The event includes: • The recreation of a French station in the Transfer Shed populated by members of the Great War Society and featuring a recreated…

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National Railway Museum’s Flying Scotsman visits Didcot Railway Centre

August 26 - August 28
Didcot Railway Centre, Great Western Society
Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 7NJ United Kingdom
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The most famous steam engine in the world - Flying Scotsman - comes to Didcot Railway Centre. Visitors have a chance to ride behind Flying Scotsman in our genuine vintage carriages and enjoy all our other activities. Flying Scotsman will be running all day so there will be lots of chances to photograph the engine as she runs past the Picnic Area on our Main Demonstration Line. There will also be unlimited rides behind visiting engine GWR No 813 on…

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October 2017

Day Out With Thomas at Didcot Railway Centre

October 7 - October 8
Didcot Railway Centre, Great Western Society
Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 7NJ United Kingdom
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Meet Thomas and his friends, and The Fat Controller with his mischievous sidekicks, Rusty & Dusty, who will be keeping things in order today. Enjoy rides all day and as often as you wish. Thomas the Tank Engine is running on his Branch Line and his friends are running on the Main Demonstration Line. During the day, colourful ‘Professor Crump’ will be clowning around the Centre and ‘Twistina and Twistopher’ will be balloon modelling. Thomas story readings will be held…

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Half Term Steaming at Didcot Railway Centre

October 21 - October 22
Didcot Railway Centre, Great Western Society
Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 7NJ United Kingdom
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Visitors can view our collections of steam engines, carriages, wagons and buildings and enjoy the various facilities and exhibits, including a fine collection of GWR memorabilia in the GWT Museum. See Brunel’s Broad Gauge, learn how steam engines work in our Science Learning & Railways Exhibition, experience an Air Raid in our original Air Raid Shelter, watch the trains from our train themed Play Park in the Picnic Area and dress up in Welford Park Ticket Office. In addition, visitors…

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Half Term Steaming at Didcot Railway Centre

October 25 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Didcot Railway Centre, Great Western Society
Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 7NJ United Kingdom
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Visitors can view our collections of steam engines, carriages, wagons and buildings and enjoy the various facilities and exhibits, including a fine collection of GWR memorabilia in the GWT Museum. See Brunel’s Broad Gauge, learn how steam engines work in our Science Learning & Railways Exhibition, experience an Air Raid in our original Air Raid Shelter, watch the trains from our train themed Play Park in the Picnic Area and dress up in Welford Park Ticket Office. In addition, visitors…

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Half Term Steaming at Didcot Railway Centre

October 28 - October 29
Didcot Railway Centre, Great Western Society
Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 7NJ United Kingdom
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Visitors can view our collections of steam engines, carriages, wagons and buildings and enjoy the various facilities and exhibits, including a fine collection of GWR memorabilia in the GWT Museum. See Brunel’s Broad Gauge, learn how steam engines work in our Science Learning & Railways Exhibition, experience an Air Raid in our original Air Raid Shelter, watch the trains from our train themed Play Park in the Picnic Area and dress up in Welford Park Ticket Office. In addition, visitors…

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