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Didcot Town Information

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Didcot Railway Centre - Photo © Christine Matthews
Didcot Railway Centre - Photo: Christine Matthews CCL

This commuter town was just a village until the construction of the Great Western Railway - which linked London and the West Country - brought sudden prosperity and growth. Its rail link is still important and it boasts a top-notch rail museum operated by the Great Western Society. Overlooking the town are the giant chimney and cooling towers of the Didcot 'A' power station. The Harwell atomic energy establishment is another large employer.