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SideTracked - Narangba

A cache by Team_Weller Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 05/08/2020
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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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 Narangba Station


Narangba railway station is located on the North Coast line in Queensland, Australia.  It serves the suburb of Narangba in the Moreton Bay Region and is one of the top 30 busiest stations on the network.

Narangba station first opened in 1888 as Sideling Creek. 

In 2013, a $26million major upgrade

·         improved access paths to and from the station platforms via lifts

·         installed new footbridge, stairs and ramps

·         improved wayfinding measuring including signage, passenger information displays and audible communications

·         resurfacing of platforms and the installation of ground tactile, providing a safer waiting area for customers

·         improved lighting for station platforms, buildings and access paths

·         new station building and amenities

·         improved waiting shelters

·         platform raising to minimise the gap between the platform edge and the train to avoid the need for access ramps.

Narangba station is served by all City network services from Nambour and Caboolture to Roma Street, many continuing to Springfield Central, Ipswich and Rosewood.

Location

 Burpengary Road, Narangba

Elevation

 45 metres

Owned by

 Queensland Rail

Operated by

 City network

Line(s)

 North Coast

Distance

 35.66 kilometres from Central

Platforms

 3 side

Construction

Structure type

 Ground

Parking

 363

Bicycle facilities

 Yes

Disabled access

 Yes

Other information

Status

 Staffed part time

Station code

 600469 (platform 1)
 600470 (platform 2)
 600471 (platform 3)

Fare zone

 3

Website

 Queensland Rail

History

Opened

 1888

Rebuilt

 2013

Electrified

 Yes

Previous names

 Sideling Creek


Having completed several the SideTracked series when we lived in the UK, we wanted to add to the series here in Australia.

Please note, the cache is not on Queensland Rail property and please be careful near any rail tracks.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Oruvaq

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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