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LineLocationOpening dateRailway station originally openednumber of platforms
Greenunderground; platforms shared with National Rail31st March 20024th August 18792 island platform

Sunderland station is shared with Northern mainline services. There is an island platform with two faces; Metro trains use the southern end of the platforms (called Platform 2—southbound—and Platform 3—northbound) and mainline services us the northern end of the platforms (called Plaform 1—southbound—and Platform 4—northbound).

The station opened to mainline services in 1879, and was rebuilt to its current design in 1965. Metro services began using the station in March 2002 with the opening of the Sunderland extension. The platforms are underneath the entrance/ticket hall.



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† alternate trains turn short at Park Lane  
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