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Steam and Diesel Train Day Out with Lunch at Didcot Railway Centre 11869565

Location: Didcot - Oxfordshire
For 1 person
Valid for 10 months
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Spend the day at Didcot Railway Centre and discover the home of the Great Western Railway – the famous railway designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel! On arrival for your steam and diesel train day, one of the guides will take you on an impressive private tour of the centre, showing you behind the scenes and giving you a look at some of the steam locomotives at the centre. You’ll get to see the Engine Shed which dates to 1932 and houses operational and restored locomotives, as well as getting a look at the Coal Stage, the Turntable that is used to ensure the locomotives are facing the direction of travel, locomotive workshops and much more! You’ll enjoy a delicious lunch during the day, giving you all the fuel you need to keep you going throughout this exciting day! After lunch, experience life on the footplate, as you ride on board one of Didcot’s steam engines, feeling the power of these incredible pieces of kit! This steam and diesel train day out is the perfect gift for anyone looking to learn more about the history of the railway or just can’t get enough of trains!

What's included?
  • Private guided tour of Didcot Railway Centre, seeing the collection of Great Western Railway steam locomotives
  • Footplate ride on the steam engines
  • Lunch
What do I need to know?
  • Your voucher is valid for ten months, for one person
  • Your voucher may be used Saturday-Sunday, 10.30am-5pm
  • Bookings are available from January 2019
  • All dates are subject to availability
  • Minimum age: 18 years
  • Being around locomotives can be dirty, please wear clothes and sturdy shoes/boots appropriate to the location
  • The experience is for one person but you can bring a guest at an additional cost of £25 per person payable in advance. Please contact Didcot Railway Centre for details


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Steam and Diesel Train Day Out with Lunch at Didcot Railway Centre