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SideTracked - Busby

A cache by Senux Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 07/08/2011
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Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

SideTracked caches are intended to provide quick Cache-and-dashes at Train Stations.
This cache meets the GAGB Urban Placement Guidelines

First found by Quadbarrel on 10 July 2011

Busby railway station is in Busby, East Renfrewshire, Scotland. The station is managed by First ScotRail and is on the Glasgow South Western Line.

Busby Station - East Renfrewshire

Station History

The 1914 edition of the Ordnance Survey map shows that there was once a goods yard immediately south-east of the present station. There was also a goods line, shown as a 'mineral railway', which branched southwards off the main line immediately south of Busby Station. It passed through what is now a housing estate in the Westerton Avenue area and then swung south-westwards through what is still open land. The line then terminated in a goods yard which appears to have been in the area now occupied by housing on the street known as Birchview Drive.

There was also a station building on the Glasgow bound downline, but this was destroyed by fire in 1965.

Service frequency

The station has a mainly half hourly service in each direction (including Sundays) to Glasgow Central and East Kilbride.

Station facilities

Platform 1 - Trains to Glasgow

Platform 2 - Trains to East Kilbride

Staffing level - Unstaffed

Step free access coverage , Level from car park to platform 2 - Ramp from Glenville Gate to platform 1

Car Park - 9 spaces, Monday-Sunday 24 hours

Cycle storage

Busby Station - looking south east
Busby Station - looking north west

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Jurer 'rer jr jnyx

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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