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REALLY SideTracked - Wenhaston

A cache by RichardIStone Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 07/01/2014
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Wenhaston was an intermediate station on the 3ft gauge Southwold Railway. The railway opened in 1879 and closed in 1929. There was a level crossing adjacent to the station, the only one on the line, it is said that the rails are still under the tarmac. The station site was a little to the south of the cache location, near the village sign which features a design based on one of the locomotives.


The cache is located near the site now owned by a group of railway enthusiasts. Their long term aim is the reinstatement of the line. The 20 acres of grazing marsh, including approximately 1 mile of the original track bed, have been the subject of a number of planning applications which have unfortunately not found total support amongst all of the villagers. Recently though, the group has gained permission to place a grounded van body and a composting toilet on site to enable volunteers to continue with clearance of the site and hopefully a permissive footpath for walkers (though apparently some of the locals object to this too despite expecting to be allowed to traverse the land themselves).

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You are looking for a small clip-lock box in a camouflaged bag.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key

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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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