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Sidetracked - Dundrum

A cache by tmsr Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 12/07/2012
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: other (other)

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Geocache Description:

This cache is a cache and dash close to the Dundrum Luas stop. Cache is a magnetic nano. Use ultimate stealth and re-hide it carefully to avoid the muggle commuters spotting it.

LUAS is a state of the art light rail transit system serving the greater Dublin area. Veolia Transdev Ireland operate Luas on behalf of Railway Procurement Agency, the authority responsible for the procurement of railway infrastructure systems in a public - private partnership. The idea for a new tram or light rail system for the city of Dublin was first suggested in 1994, by a Dublin Transportation Initiative (DTI) report, which referenced the original Dublin tramways, once running over 60 kilometres (37 mi)and reaching most parts of the city. Construction finished in February 2004 and a period of testing and driver training began. 30 June 2004 was decided on as the official launch date of the Green Line. The first tram went into service for the general public at 3 p.m. Several days of free ridership and a family fun weekend took place to launch the system. The Red Line opened on 26 September 2004, with six days of free travel for the general public. To date, the busiest day on the LUAS system was Friday, 21 December 2007 when 145,000 passenger journeys were recorded. The LUAS had 25.4m passengers in 2009. Passengers often alight the Luas at Dundrum under the seemingly logical notion (certainly if the name of the stop is believed to be in concurrence with the name of the Town Centre) that it is the best place to get off if you are travelling to the popular shopping centre/ cinema complex/ restaurant compound 'Dundrum Town Centre'. Despite it's name not being 'Dundrum', it is in fact 'Balally' that you get off at if you are heading to Dundrum City Centre. Even the announcer on the Luas concurs when she affirms, 'Next stop Balally. Please alight for Dundrum Town Centre'. Balally is a far closer and more straightforward walk to the shopping centre, hence this zealous piece of advice coming from all sides. For the privilege of a shorter trip on foot you pay an extra fee as Dundrum Luas Station is situated inside Zone 2. Balally Luas Station however is the first stop inside Zone 3 and thus costs more! The Old Station House adjoining GZ has been converted into a cafe - you might like to take a break afterwards... Please bring your own pen (and tweezers may be useful!)

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Haqre gur guveq fcvxr?

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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