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Didcot

The Great Western Society

Didcot Railway Centre

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Diesel Shunters

Class 08 604 at the Didcot Centre.

Class 08 604 at the Didcot Centre.

Class 08 604 at the Didcot Centre in 2008

Class 08 604 at the Didcot Centre.

0-6-0 DL 26 at the Didcot Centre

0-6-0 DL 26 at the Didcot Centre

This 0-6-0 diesel-mechanical shunter was built by the Hunslet Engine Company.

The Great Western Society has the old engine sheds at Didcot They are on a large site in a triangle of lines. The Main Didcot line station which is on the Great Western Main line is on one side. The London to Oxford line is on the other and the Swindon to Oxford line on the other side.

The Society moved in the engine shed at Didcot with just 3 GWR locomotives and a some carriages in 1967. Its is now the Didcot Railway Centre with the best collection of GWR engines and rolling stock.

 

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Great Western Wagons at The Didcot Railway Centre