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REALLY SideTracked - Mitcheldean Road Station Mystery Cache

Hidden : 06/11/2015
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2 out of 5

Size: Size:   micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

Mitcheldean Road Station, now long gone, served the communities of The Lea, Mitcheldean and the surrounding area.

Mitcheldean Road Station was built in 1855 and continued to serve its community right up to its closure in 1964. It was initially operated by GWR and was on the Ross-on-Wye to Gloucester route. In 1871 an extension to Drybrook and beyond was constructed but this never fully opened. One tunnel along its route became a munitions store during the war.

The last Station Master was a Mr. Reginald 'Dick' Noden whom Noden Drive is named after, the black and white development that was erected on the old station site.
If you have Geo-hounds please be advised that these should be kept on a lead if livestock are about, thank you.

The station seemed to lead a busy life with regular to-ing and frow-ing, livestock handling and activities such as seen on this video
In order to locate the cache study the video by clicking on the link and answer the following questions. Then place your answers into the co-ordinate formula below. Good luck!

Shot 1: How many cases is the Groom carrying? A =

Shot 2: How many bouquets come into view? Look carefully. B =

Shot 3: The number of letters that make up the colour of the little bridesmaid's dress. C =

Shot 4: The numerical value of the last letter to leave the shot. D =

Shot 5: How many people are on the platform? E =

Shot 6: At the start of this shot the little bridesmaid is holding her bouquet in which hand. Left = 4, Right = 5. F =

Shot 7: How many people come into view? G =

Shot 8: How many people actually get on the train? H =

Shot 9: Now wave good-bye to the happy couple

The cache can be found at N51 (F+A)B.(C/(E+G))(B+A)(F-H) W002 BH.(AxG)(D-F)B
Checksum = 29

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)