1. South East and London
  2. Buckinghamshire
  3. Aylesbury

Attraction Information

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre covers 25 acres and has one of the largest collections of steam locomotives and other railway vehicles in the UK.

Stunning glass-roofed Visitor Centre with many interesting and historic exhibits, plus cafe and gift shop. Outside exhibits, huge railway museum, restoration sheds where visitors can see on-going projects. Picnic areas. 1km long Miniature Railway, crossings, loops, stations, even a tunnel and a Garden Railway. Lots of fabulous family events like a Day Out With Thomas, Halloween, Panto Express at Christmas and visits from other kids TV characters like Paddington and Peppa Pig. Also, railway and vehicle enthusiast events, like the vintage transport weekend, Bus Rally and Classic Car Show.

Steaming Days are every Sunday from April to October (plus other days throughout the year).

During the week, all year round, our Railway Cafe inside the visitor centre is open Monday to Friday with free entry. Open 9.30am-2pm. Enjoy breakfast or lunch or a snack or just a cuppa, and wander around the exhibits inside and also outside the visitor centre. No train rides are offered on Cafe-only days and the museum remains closed, but there is still plenty to see, and all for free entry! Please see our website for more details! www.bucksrailcentre.org

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Steam train rides!

Visitors can enjoy unlimited steam train rides behind a restored steam locomotive and rides on the miniature railway!

Stunning glass-roofed visitor centre

Beautiful visitor centre with Railway Cafe and gift shop. Stunning carriages and loco on display.

Huge Railway Museum

Visit our huge Railway Museum with carriages, wagons, locomotives all in varying degrees of restoration! Plus, enjoy wandering around 25 acres of Railwayland.

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Opening Times

Regular Times
  • Monday, 09:30 - 14:00
  • Tuesday, 09:30 - 14:00
  • Wednesday, 09:30 - 14:00
  • Thursday, 09:30 - 14:00
  • Friday, 09:30 - 14:00
  • Saturday, Open 24 hours
  • Sunday, 10:30 - 17:00

Monday to Friday 9.30am-2pm is just for our Railway Cafe and Visitor Centre (no museum or train rides, but entry is FREE!)

There are other days that we are open for steam train rides etc, for example most Wednesdays in school holidays and Bank Holidays and some Saturday events. Check our website www.bucksrailcentre.org

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Pricing & Tickets

General Admission
Adults from £6.00
Kids (5-15) from £4.00
Seniors from £5.00
Family from £17.00

Book in advance for cheapest tickets

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Yes, there is parking onsite.

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Contact Details

Quainton Road Station, Quainton
HP22 4BY

Tel: 01296 655720

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