SideTracked - Cradley Heath
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A magnetic cache and dash placed near Cradley Heath Rail Station. You will need your own pen or pencil.
We have Motorway Mayhem. We have A-Road Anarchy and even Village Vexation. Now a series for public transport users! SideTracked Caches are intended to provide quick cache-and-dashes at train stations.
About Cradley Heath Rail Station
Cradley Heath Rail Station serves the town of Cradley Heath in the Black Country, and surrounding area, West Midlands. Managed by London Midland, the station is on the Worcester to Stratford-on-Avon line, via Birmingham and Worcester. Some services are provided by Chiltern Railways.
The station was opened in 1863 by the Stourbridge Railway, on the Stourbridge to Old Hill line, which was later taken over by Great Western Railway. Historically the station is known as Cradley, pronounced Crayd-ley. Cradley Heath, pronounced Craig-ley Aith, was originally an area of heath between Cradley, Netherton and Old Hill. Cradley Heath residents had grazing rights, with annual payments made to the lord of the manor.
Local services are frequent, with limited stop trains stopping at the station.
About the cache
The cache can be approached from three directions. Please replace in the same position, muggles will become suspicious otherwise. A pen or pencil is required to sign the log sheet.
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FTF - dj.richard
STF - stevecarter
TTF - BaggieDave
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