Old SideTracked - Shipton on Cherwell Halt Traditional Geocache
Old SideTracked - Shipton on Cherwell Halt
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Shipton on Cherwell Halt
Here is a twist
to the phenomenon that is called
Would have liked
to bagged one for myself, but looks as if they have all been
So, I've come up
with a new concept called "Old SideTracked".
I Wonder if it will take off?
There are certain
advantages, like not being run down by a train
or spotted by muggle passengers.
Anyway, here is
Shipton on Cherwell Halt station
which was opened in 1890 and finally closed in
Looks like the
bowels of a ship wreck, with tarmac and rotten railway sleepers
just poking through the ground.
Odd to think that this was a platform where passengers would have
boarded their trains.
My boys love
Thomas the Tank Engine and when I hear GWR, which this line
belonged too, I think of the Fat Controller's railway on The Island
This is the real
thing and it gets the imagination running, thinking
back to that glorious time of steam.
great and you have to cross the road from the footpath
to scale the abutment west of the invisible bridge over the
Check it out on
FTF goes to
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