SideTracked - Newtownards
In Ulster, Ireland
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The cache is not at the listed co-ordinates. To obtain the final co-ordinates for the cache, you must solve the puzzle below.
Unlike most SideTracked caches, this cache will not take you to a Train Station. This is because Newtownards Railway Station is sadly no more. The co-ordinates at the top of the page however, will take you a footbridge which went over the old Belfast & County Down Railway Line. Trains which ran under this bridge were either heading to, or coming from Donaghadee.
Near this bridge was the goods loading area. See photo below:-
Unfortunately, the Newtownards to Donaghadee railway line closed in 1950 and excluding some road and foot bridges, little evidence of its glory days remains today.
More information about the Belfast & County Down Railway can be found at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belfast_and_County_Down_Railway.
The cache is located at:-
N 54 35.(DNOOA NTTNN OAUCL BSTIW UGBSB OLETR MOSOE TLNYL CAEMB RLRIN TFELS IATFX) (LNYLP AOAOD TFLRB SNEOA UNETD RBSSE LJORE TLTFN) (BRLPA OAATF LRBSN OAUNE TGBSS ELNOE TLTFE)
W 005 40. (DNOOA NPOSO IUCLB STLRH LNBOL ETRUT TEELN YLCAS RORII NTFEL PUCAW) (PUCAI WSOET OSOIM OBRLW RHLNE PATFS TTEES LNOAI RORTT UGBSZ) (LNYLO DTFNE OADRB SORET)
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Svany: Bss gur cngu, jnyx qbjauvyy ohg abg hc.
Last Updated: on 7/2/2017 12:50:35 PM Pacific Daylight Time (7:50 PM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum