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Buckinghamshire Railway Centre


Quainton Road Station
HP22 4BY

Tel: +44 01296 655720

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Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre: Keeping the Age of Steam Alive!

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre is a 25-acre working steam museum with one of the UK’s largest collections of locomotives, rolling stock and railway memorabilia.

We are open every Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday from April -October, and Wednesdays during the school holidays. Our Steaming Days are great fun for all the family, when you can take a ride on a full-size steam train, and also, for a small fee, you can go for a ride on our miniature ride-on railway. As well as the 1890s station building, we have an impressive glass-roofed visitor centre – the former Oxford Rewley Road station – with café, gift shop, stunning Royal Dining Coach from 1901, and a coach used by Winston Churchill and Dwight D Eisenhower for secret war strategy planning meetings. You can also take a tour of our fabulous exhibition hall housing magnificently restored exhibits, with tracks displaying priceless vehicles awaiting restoration. Our Travelling Post Office tells the story of moving mail by rail. Visitors can even have a go at sorting mail!

We hold several Special Events throughout the year, not just Days out with Thomas™, for which we are famous, but also steam locomotive galas and historic transport rallies – buses, commercial vehicles, full-size and miniature traction engines, not forgetting Santa’s Magical Adventures at Christmas! Visit for all the dates of our special events.

Offering free parking, excellent access, picnic areas and indoor attractions, the Buckinghamshire Railway Centre makes a great day out for the whole family!



  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member Tourism South East Member 2017

Opening Times

Father Christmas Weekends (1 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* We are closed on Mondays (except Bank Holidays), Fridays and Saturdays (Except Special Event Weekends)
Visit our website for full event listings


Prices vary for Special Events, Static Viewing Days and Days out with Thomas. Please see centre website for full details or call 01296 655720. Season tickets are also available.

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