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Great Western Railway – Old Oak Common Depot Open Day

September 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Over 111 years since first servicing trains on 17 March 1906, GWR will unlock the doors of Old Oak Common Depot for members of the public. On display will be a collection of new and old full-size steam, diesel & electric locomotives and units. This is the last chance to visit the GWR site before it is knocked down next year with plans to become a station for HS2/GWR/Overground. All proceeds will go to chosen charity Place2Be.

OPENING TIMES:  SAT 10am-4pm
ADMISSION:  Adults £20.00    Children £10.00  Family £45.00

Attractions are:

TRAINS & LOCOMOTIVES 

Steam Railmotor No. 93 and autocoach 92

D821 Greyhound

*Loco to be revealed*

66779 Evening Star

*Loco to be revealed*

1501

*Loco to be revealed*

*Loco to be revealed*

*Loco to be revealed*

50007 Hercules

50017 Royal Oak

50026 Indomitable

50035 Ark Royal

*Loco to be revealed*

50050 Fearless

70013 Oliver Cromwell

*Loco to be revealed*

Wickham Works No. 6872 – BR (WR) A1W

Wickham Works No. 4168 – BR (WR) A159

*Loco to be revealed*

*Loco to be revealed*

*Loco to be revealed*

*Loco to be revealed*

+More (keep up to date through our Facebook page as we are currently drip-feeding a confirmed list one by one)

GWR leased vehicles and units able to spot:

Class 180 Adelante

Class 387 Electrostar

08483 Neil Morgan

08836

43002 Sir Kenneth Grange

43185 Great Western

Other HST power cars that are randomly diagrammed on the weekend

All HST and Turbos travelling in/out Paddington

Class 800 IET

Class 57/6

57310 Pride of Cumbria (potentially might be used for down-sleeper the night before instead)

DISPLAYS & ACTIVITIES

Didcot Railway Centre (OOC yard shuttle ride)

Seven Ash (model railway)

RT1702 Preservation Society (bus)

Harlington Locomotive Society (miniature railway)

Ultimate Photobooth

Dovetail Games (train simulator)

Face Painting

VIP Tours (GWR tickets sold out)

HMF gantry tour to view a loco’s engine room from above

HMF bogie drop

Wheel lathe operation

+More…

STALLS & TRADERS

Videoscene

Cheltenham Model Centre

Booklaw

GDMK Images

The Fifty Fund

Footplate

Class 37 Loco Group

Steve Wakerly (bus and railway books)

Class 47 Preservation Project

Brunel Model Railways

British Railway Photographs

Platform 5 Publishing

Inter City Railway Society

TTC Diecast

Network SouthEast Railway Society

Rail Image Collections

Vale of Berkeley Railway Trust

Elizkeith Model Shop (for all your diecast needs)

Didcot Railway Centre – Great Western Society’s Main line Group

Didcot Railway Centre – Great Western Society’s 4709 project

Kernow Model Rail Centre

Friends of National Railway Museum South of England Group

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway

South Coast Transport Publishing

Class 22 new build project complete with original class 22 engine 220

Don Bishop Photography

Travelling Art Gallery

TPA Books

Loco Fleet Shop

Malcolm Barker (books, magazines, DVDs, slides, prints)

Modelstone Bus Club

73082 Camelot Locomotive Society

West Somerset Railway

Roy Allen (railway books, photos, postcards)

WSR Diesel & Electric Preservation Group

London Omnibus Traction Society

Graham’s Models Lunn (diecast models and photos)

Railway Correspondence & Travel Society

The Rail Trolley Trust

+More..

 

Details

Date:
September 2, 2017
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:
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Organiser

Great Western Railway
Website:
http://oocopenday.com/

Venue

GWR Old Oak Common Depot
Old Oak Common Lane
London, Greater London NW10 6DZ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Website:
http://oocopenday.com/

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