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REALLY SideTracked - Maud Junction

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Hidden : 4/11/2014
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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This station has been known variously as Banks, Brucklay, Maud and Maud Junction. 
This was the junction between the Peterhead and Fraserburgh sections. Trains for Peterhead and Fraserburgh used to divide and join in the sidings to the south of the station. The Westernmost platform (for Fraserburgh) was not often used by passenger trains. This station had tearooms and a buffet.
Until closure of the line the station retained a passing loop and there were sidings which were gravity shunted. Shortly before closure large numbers of pipes for use in the North Sea Oil Industry arrived here for dispatch by road. 
The station still has four platforms and a station building, now used as commerical premises for a number of concerns, including a railway museum. Generally the station is in excellent condition and looks as if the rails were recently lifted. The turntable pit can be found in the undergrowth to the west side of the junction. The large photograph show the turntable pit and station looking from the South-West. 
There is plenty of  car-parking available at this station.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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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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