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REALLY SideTracked - Old North Road Station

A cache by GCZ Team Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 06/11/2020
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:


This cache commemorates Old North Road station which was the second passenger station out of Cambridge on the Varsity line between Cambridge and Oxford, and opened on 7 July 1862. It was closed on 1 January 1968. This photo shows a view from the bridge on the A1198 of some of the old station buildings and signal box which are now in residential/commercial use. 

This view of the station buildings in 1973 (in the same direction as the modern view above) is 5 years after closure:

A view towards the bridge over the A1198 when the station was running in the 1960's:

The main station buildings in 2020, viewed from the direction of the main A1198 road:

The aerial view shows (on the map) where the station was situated and X marks the cache position. The building layout today is very similar, but the track that can be seen (on the photograph) has been re-laid:

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Cvpgher gung ng 40?

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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