The next Inside Diamond open day will feature stalls and activities, a short introduction to Diamond and a tour of the machine. We expect the visit will last around two and a half hours. Booking for open days opens 6-8 weeks in advance of the event. Click here for more details.
The Harwell Science and Innovation Campus is six miles south-west of Didcot Parkway station, less than 60 minutes journey from London Paddington. Didcot also provides connections to Birmingham, the West of England and South Wales.
Rail timetable information can be found here. You can also call National Rail Enquiries on +44 (0)8457 48 49 50.
Taxis are available from the station (journey time about 10 - 15 minutes to Diamond).
A regular bus service also runs to the campus: Thames Travel's X32 or 96 bus service runs between Oxford, Didcot Parkway, RAL (ask for the Harwell IBC Bus Station, Fermi Avenue) and Wantage. Mondays to Fridays (except Bank Holidays). Timetable information
The 34 bus which picks up in Abingdon at 08:22 which gets into Harwell Campus at 08:43. Timetable information
Newbury Buses run limited no 6 service between Newbury, Harwell campus (ask for IBC Bus Station) and Didcot Parkway. Monday to Saturday (except Bank Holidays). Timetable information
The main gate can be found approx. 150m from the bus station on the opposite side of Fermi Avenue.
Diamond Light Source is the UK's national synchrotron science facility, located at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire.
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