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REALLY SideTracked - Millbrook Traditional Geocache

Hidden : 02/20/2019
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About SideTracked Caches

This cache belongs to the SideTracked series. It is not designed to take you to a magical place with a breath taking view. It's a distraction for the weary traveller, but anyone else can go and find it too. More Information can be found at the SideTracked Website

About Millbrook Station

Millbrook station opened in 1870 when the railway first began operations. The standard gauge line was relaid to narrow gauge in 1884. In 1912 the station site was slightly relocated owing to a road widening scheme, and the new facility was built with two platforms, each having buildings, and connected by a footbridge.

The track plan included a passing loop and a short siding. The station remained operational throughout the life of the Jersey Railway, and was closed when the line ceased operations in 1936.

Millbrook railway station as preserved in contemporary use.
The platforms, footbridge, and the smaller station building (on the seaward platform) have all been demolished. However, the principal station building, located on the landward platform, has survived, and is currently in use as a cafe

Part of the platform has been restored, and extended using decking, and the cafe is themed around its former railway use.

The main building contains a small display of railway photographs and memorabilia, whilst replica station name-boards have been fixed to the exterior of the building.

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