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This working heritage rail museum adjacent to the modern day Didcot Parkway station boats 24 steam locomotives and two diesel locos.
Didcot Railway Centre is a substantial working heritage rail museum adjacent to the modern day Didcot Parkway station on the Great Western line in Oxfordshire.
Based around the original Great Western Railway Engine Shed built in 1932, the centre also features a Coal Stage, a working 70 foot turntable, and modern locomotive works, among many fascinating buildings including the Great Western Trust museum.
The main shed itself features four tracks each providing 200 feet (60m) of covered space. Each track can accommodate three tender engines or around six tank engines and is perfect for showcasing the Centre’s 24 steam locomotives, two diesel locomotives and other railcars and railmotors.
Every Saturday and Sunday: 10.30am - 4.00pm
19-27 February 2011: 10.30am - 4.00pm
9-25 April: 10.30am - 4.00pm
31 May-11 September: 10.30am - 4.00pm
22-30 October: 10.30am - 4.00pm
21-22 December: 10.30am - 4.00pm
27 December-2 January 2012: 10.30am - 4.00pm
Didcot Railway Centre
Oxfordshire OX11 7NJ
Tel: +44 (0) 1235817200
Fax: +44 (0) 1235510621
Website: Click here to Visit