2009

NZ2762 : Felling Metro station, Tyne & Wear

taken 15 years ago, near to Felling, Gateshead, England

Felling Metro station, Tyne & Wear
Felling Metro station, Tyne & Wear
Originally opened in 1896 by the North Eastern railway on the line from Newcastle to Sunderland, this station replaced an earlier 1839 one sited just beyond the current station - see NZ2762 : Felling (1st) railway station (site), Tyne & Wear. It was converted from heavy rail to Metro in 1981.
View east towards Heworth and Sunderland. The platform was wider at one time and had a large canopy which extended over the tracks on either side. For further information, see LinkExternal link

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NZ2762, 67 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Nigel Thompson   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 7 June, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 15 October, 2014
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2755 6211 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:57.1728N 1:34.2819W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2751 6214
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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