My first glimpse of the Didcot Railway Center and of British steam, on my way from Oxford to Padington on 166220
47812 has just "got the road" at Didcot North on the 0717 Manchester Piccadilly to Brighton.
GWR 3440 City Of Truro' at the Didcot Railway Centre.
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King Class number 6024 'King Edward I' undergoes repair inside Didcot Engine Shed
Didcot Shed, ex GWR 2-8-0 has it's fires drawn at the end of the day. 0-6-0 pannier tank 3738 sits by the combined coal and water plant.
Didcot Shed, the driver (engineer) looks ahead for instructions from the shunter.
The moon rises in the background as three ex Great Western Railway steamers gather around the water columns at Didcot shed. Since I have been asked a few questions, some notes: The Moon is real, n... (more)
GWR Tank engine 4144 backs down the mainline demonstration line at the Didcot Railway center.
With Didcot Power Station as a backdrop, 58046 powers westwards on the 1121 Calvert to Bristol Barrow Road "binliner" (household rubbish train).
The Phanton shoving the crane inside the shed at the Didcot railways center
GWR 4144 heads down the Main line demonstration line at the Didcot railway center.
a collection of GWR steamers in front of the Didcot sheds. from left to right GWR 2-8-0 3822, in the center taking on water is GWR 2-6-2T 4144, to the right of it is GWR pannier tank 3738
A Smith Rodley 5 ton crane at the didcot railway center built in 1954
A GWR auto train prepares departs the smoke filled transfer station on the branch line demonstration line at the Didcot railway center.