End of the line at Fairford - "Really SideTracked" Traditional Geocache
End of the line at Fairford - "Really SideTracked"
Use of geocaching.com services is subject to the terms and conditions in our disclaimer
End of the line at
This cache lies near the end of the old Witney to Fairford branch
line which was operated by the Great Western railway between 1873
and 1962. A very comprehensive website with the history of this
line can be found here. My thanks go to Martin Loader for the
permission to use the picture below and for the information on his
The railway line passes the station at Fairford for about a further
quarter of a mile. It seems that the original plan was to link up
with the MSWJR at Cirencester. The picture below shows the end of
the line as it was. The cache is placed near the footpath that now
passes the end of the line.
The cache can be done combined with the excellent Fairford Flumoxer
series, if you've got an hour or twenty to spare!
It is a screw top container in a camo bag.
Va n gerr fghzc