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Didcot Railway Centre

Living museum of the GWR including an original engine shed and depot, over 20 steam locomotives and many carriages and wagons. Station, signal box, Brunel Broad Gauge railway, small relics museum. Plus new signalling centre. Note 18 steps on only access route.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access


The Great Western Society


Station Road Didcot Oxfordshire OX11 7NJ

  • 01235 817 200
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Open days

Sat-Sun all year. Daily 16 Feb-6 Oct, 26 Oct-3 Nov, 27 Dec-1 Jan 2020 1030-1600; closes 1700 on running days. (Last entry 1530.)


By Bus: various

By Rail: Didcot / 200 yards

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