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Didcot

The Great Western Society

Didcot Railway Centre

Heritage Railways

 
 

 1975

 

 Great Weston Hall class 4-6-0 no.6998 Burton Agnes Hall

Great Western Railway Hall class 4-6-0 no.6998 Burton Agnes Hall at Didcot Railway Centre

 Cookham Manor on the turntable at Didcot

Cookham Manor on the turntable at Didcot

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.

0-4-2T no.1466 at Didcot shed

0-4-2T no.1466 at Didcot shed 

 

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