Didcot Railway Centre, the living museum of the Great Western Railway, is based around the original Great Western Railway Engine Shed. Visitors can view our collections of locomotives, coaches, wagons and buildings and enjoy the various facilities and exhibits.
The Fat Controller supervises Rev.W.Awdry's classic children's favourite - Thomas the Tank Engine on his ‘Day Out With Thomas™’ visits.
At Christmas Thomas likes to take all his young friends to visit Father Christmas in his grotto.
A wide range of souvenirs is available in the ‘Thomas’ shop.
There is a Refreshment Room serving lunches, snacks and drinks also a picnic area where you can sit and watch the trains go by.
‘Day Out With Thomas’ and meet Father Christmas in 2019 will be on:
- Saturday 30 November - Sunday 1 December
- Saturday 7 - Sunday 8 December
- Saturday 14 - Sunday 15 December
- Saturday 21 - Sunday 22 December