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Half Term Steam Days at Didcot Railway Centre

On Steam Days you will, as usual, be able to view our collections of locomotives, coaches, wagons and buildings as described in the Centre Guide and in our Guidebook (available for purchase from our shop or at the entrance) and enjoy the various facilities and exhibits. Discover…

On Steam Days you will, as usual, be able to view our collections of locomotives, coaches, wagons and buildings as described in the Centre Guide and in our Guidebook (available for purchase from our shop or at the entrance) and enjoy the various facilities and exhibits.

Discover Brunel's Broad Gauge and the 1930s Engine Shed. Visit the GWT Museum and our restoration workshops. Watch the modern passenger and freight trains from our Picnic Area.

You can walk around the only surviving steam age loco depot in its original condition, and get up close to our large collection of locomotives which are so much more impressive when seen from ground level. Why not explore the rest of the centre including the Archie Trail, the Science Learning & Railways interactive exhibition and visit our shop and refreshment room?

In addition, you will be able to:

  • Ride in coaches from the 1930s behind some of our Great Western steam locomotives, or in our Steam Railmotor or Diesel Railcar. We have two running lines, 'The Main Line' and 'The Branch Line' with trains normally running on either or both of them. You may ride as many times as you like as there is no extra charge
  • Watch the trains go past. There are frequent journeys on our running lines so you will have plenty of opportunity to take photos from vantage points alongside the tracks as well as ride on the trains

Check our Locomotive Roster to see what we expect to be running on your next visit.

You can buy tickets online at any time prior to the day of your visit - or buy them at the entrance on arrival.

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There is a flight of 18 steps to our entrance.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Pat Bosley
Contact Position
Admin Manager
Telephone
01235 817200
E-mail
info@didcotrailwaycentre.org.uk
Website
http://didcotrailwaycentre.org.uk

Where to go

Name
Didcot Railway Centre
Address
Station Road
Didcot
Oxfordshire
Postcode
OX11 7NR

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Weekends and Wednesdays (provisionally 19 May - 20 June)
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon

Other Details

Additional Information

Providing services to
0 - 4 years (pre-school)
4 - 11 years (primary school age)
11 - 16 years (secondary school age)
Children
Young people
Adults

Last checked on 13/04/2021

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