Didcot Railway Centre is the living museum of the Great Western Railway. Here you can explore the unique collection of Great Western Railway steam locomotives, carriages, wagons, buildings, and small artifacts at the 21-acre museum set around the original 1932 Engine Shed.

There's so much to see - there are dozens of engines and carriages and there are some fascinating buildings. On selected days, there are rides and demonstration trains on the Didcot Railway Centre's two branch line railways - plus themed special event days for every type of railway enthusiast from the very young to those seeking historically accurate operations.

Our favourite areas are the Engine Shed (you really get a feel for the days of steam here, and can climb into locomotive cabs) and the fully-working signal box equipment to be found in two locations.

Even better is that it is right next to Didcot Parkway station - access is via an underpass below the station. 

Full opening times and price information is available on Didcot Railway Centre's website.

Station details & facilities

Departures and arrivals from Didcot Parkway

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Didcot Parkway station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to ReadingGreat Western Railway22:364On time
to OxfordGreat Western Railway22:415On time
to Bristol Temple MeadsGreat Western Railway22:431Late
to London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway22:534On time
to Bristol Temple MeadsGreat Western Railway23:051Late
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway22:421Late
from London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway22:464On time
from PenzanceGreat Western Railway22:58Scheduled
from Bristol Temple MeadsGreat Western Railway23:58Early
from London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway23:041Late

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