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REALLY SideTracked - Sidley

A cache by nathanjhunt Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 7/30/2018
1.5 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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My 250th placed geocache, and 49th SideTracked cache!

Sidley railway station was the intermediate station between Bexhill West and Crowhurst, on a branch of the Hastings to Tunbridge Wells line. It was opened by the South Eastern & Chatham Railway on 1st June 1902 and was operated by the Southern Region of British Railways on closing on 15th June 1964. All the station buildings and platforms were demolished soon after closure. The goods shed was the last railway building on the site which was demolished in 2009 having been derelict for many years. The cutting where the station was situated was infilled to about platform level and the levelled land used by a motorbike training centre which closed in 2012. Work started in January 2013 on construction of a new Bexhill to Hastings link road which has been built along the trackbed through the site of the platforms and opened in 2015.

Due to cache saturation, this one is not actually sited at the old station. It is a very busy spot, so I decided to place the cache further up the line next to a beautiful old bridge which the line once passed under. Best viewed from road level when driving under it!

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