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Tyne and Wear Metro : Stations : Northumberland Park

LineLocationOpening datenumber of platforms
Yellowsurface11th December 20052 island platform

Northumberland Park station opened in 2005. The station, which is on the northern half of the Tyne Coast loop, features an island platform and a substantial structure incorporating the staircase and lift shaft. The station was built on the site of Backworth station, which opened on 27th 1864 and closed on 13th June 1977.

Network Rail's Blyth and Tyne freight line shares the alignment with the Metro at this point, with a single track running through the station.



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Services from this stop:

St James via the Coast
South Shields via Newcastle
also peak hour short workings to Monkseaton and to Pelaw via Newcastle  
Airport station Callerton Parkway station Bank Foot station Kingston Park station Fawdon station Wansbeck Road Regent Centre station South Gosforth station Ilford Road station West Jesmond station Jesmond station Haymarket station St. James station Central station Monument station Gateshead station Gateshead Stadium station Felling station Heworth station Pelaw station Fellgate station Brockley Whins station East Boldon station Seaburn station St. Peter's station Sunderland station Stadium of Light station Park Lane station University station Millfield station Pallion station South Hylton station Longbenton station Four Lane Ends station Benton station Palmersville station Northumberland Park station Shiremoor station West Monkseaton station Whitley Bay station Monkseaton station Cullercoats station Tynemouth station North Shields station Meadow Well station Percy Main station Howdon station Hadrian Road station Wallsend station Walkergate station Chillingham Road station Byker station Manors station Hebburn station Jarrow station Bede station Simonside station Tyne Dock station Chichester station South Shields station


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