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REALLY SideTracked - Queens Park

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Hidden : 10/2/2014
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Geocache Description:

A nice and easy to walk to cache close to the railway station. There is plenty of parking nearby and a bus station just round the corner. This is a busy area so please employ Extreme Stealth whilst retrieving and replacing the cache.


Paignton railway station was opened on the 2nd August 1859 by the Dartmouth and Torbay Railway who were part of the South Devon Railway. Two years later, the line was extended to Brixham. Several years later, the SDR was amalgamated into the Great Western Railway and soon after that, the broad gauge layout was converted to the standard gauge that is still in use today. In the late 1920s, carriage sidings were built behind the southbound platform and then in 1930, a new station, known as Queens Park was built there to accommodate trains running down to Kingswear. This branch line was transferred in to private hands in the early 1970s and today you can still take a steam hauled train to Kingswear.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Lbh'yy arrq gb gvr lbhe ynprf ng gur uvatr - YUF tngr nf lbh ybbx ng fgngvba ohvyqvat

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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