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
Somerset Road railway station was a railway station in Edgbaston, Birmingham, on the Midland Railway's Birmingham West Suburban Railway. The station had two platforms and was located in a cutting. It was opened in 1876, and closed in 1930 due to lack of patronage.
There are virtually no remains of the station, the only one being a bricked up entrance on the Somerset Road bridge over the present Cross-City Line, between the University railway station and Five Ways railway station. This can be seen on the far side of the road from the cache.
About the cache
You are looking for a familiar item. The cache is NOT on the road side, take the 4 steps down, but not all the way to the canal. Stealth is required at all times, as pedestrians can appear without warning.