NZ3064 : Hebburn Metro Station (Platform 1)

taken 5 years ago, near to Hebburn, South Tyneside, Great Britain

Hebburn Metro Station (Platform 1)
Hebburn Metro Station (Platform 1)
The panels in the station shelter are 'A High Place Beside The Water' created by local photographer Karen Atkinson, with the help of the Jarrow and Hebburn Local History Society, to mark the refurbishment of the busy suburban station in October 2014. The 15 panels spanning Hebburn’s two platforms throw new light on familiar and little-known aspects of the town’s history, including the famous HMS Kelly story and the Reyrolle plant. Karen’s work succeeds an earlier community artwork by Lucy Crow and has been printed and installed within new display cases creating the opportunity for new works to be commissioned every few years in future.
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Detail of the stunning images on display can be seen on the artist's website LinkExternal link
Hebburn Metro Station

The station is built on the site of a previous British Rail station, opened in 1872, and has staggered platforms, either side of a road overbridge.
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Date Taken
Friday, 27 November, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 28 November, 2015
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Public buildings and spaces  Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Metro 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3068 6456 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.4828N 1:31.3341W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 30679 64556
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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