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Platform Philadelphia

 Easy platform multi in Vienna

by CityRunner     Austria > Wien > Wien

Attention! This Geocache is "Archived"! There is no physical container at the specified (or to be determined) coordinates. In the interest of the place it should not be necessarily to search!

N 48° 10.478' E 016° 19.858' (WGS84)

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 Size: small
Status: Archived
 Time required: 0:30 h   Route: 1.0 km
 Hidden on: 08 August 2005
 Listed since: 27 November 2005
 Last update: 08 August 2011
 Listing: https://opencaching.de/OC0EDE
Also listed at: geocaching.com 

18 Found
1 Not found
2 Notes
3 Watchers
0 Ignorers
16 Page visits
0 Log pictures
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Description    Deutsch  ·  English

Easy platform multi. Duration approx. 15 to 30 minutes. Station closed from 0.45 am to 4.45 am. Accessible for wheelchairs (Lifts).Takes less than an hour: yes; Available at all times: NO; Available during winter: yes; Stealth required: yes; Whelchair accessible: yes; Public transportation: yes; Public restrooms nearby: yes; Telephone nearby: yes.
  • Station 1: N 48° 10.478'   E 016° 19.858'
    Which wheel arrangement you can assign to the engine on the wall? (Think logical! Wikipedia may help.)
      • If 1D1 (2-8-2), then aaa = 462
      • If 2F1 (4-12-2), then aaa = 481
      • If 2C1 (4-6-2), then aaa = 500
      • If 2A (4-2-0), then aaa = 519

  • Station 2: N 48° 10.454'   E 016° 19.917'
    You will have no GPS-signal here, nevertheless it´s easy to find out the numbers of escalators between the passage and the platforms of metro U6.
      • If 3, then bbb = 142
      • If 5, then bbb = 342
      • If 7, then bbb = 242
      • If 9, then bbb = 042

  • Terminus: N 48° 10.aaa'   E 016° 20.bbb'
    Enter the platform of the Pottendorfer Linie. At this place you should find the container.

Danger! Do not trespass on the railway!

The cache is a plastic container (6×6×4 cm).

Originally content:
  • Pencil + sharpener + logbook + note (Please do not remove!)
  • Dice
  • Halogen lamp
  • PS2-DIN-adapter
  • Stone

2006-04-04: Description modified!
2007-04-14: Description modified!

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Log entries for Platform Philadelphia    Found 18x Not found 1x Note 2x

Note 28 September 2009 CityRunner wrote a note

Der Cache ist noch vorhanden und derzeit auch einigermaßen problemlos zugänglich (Achtung auf Bauarbeiter-Muggles).


Not found 27 September 2009 Huehnerchef did not find the geoacache


kann es sein, dass der Cache infolge der Umbauarbeiten verschwunden ist?

Viele Grüße

Found 03 September 2009 tweetykojote found the geocache

beiGC schon lange geloggt nun auch hier eingetragen


tftc tweetykojote 

Found 28 March 2007 Tec-Sau found the geocache



Found 04 February 2007 tomduck found the geocache

kurze sonntagmorgen-cache-tour mit den Heidels05. zunächst auf der falschen platform gelandet, dann war's aber ein schneller fund. notrade, tftc