Byker Metro station

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English: Byker 54°58′34″N 1°34′47″W / 54.9761°N 1.5798°W / 54.9761; -1.5798 is a station on the Yellow Line of the Tyne and Wear Metro, serving Byker, an area in the east-end of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Opened New
or converted
Number of platforms Track alignment Tyne & Wear metropolitan borough
14 November 1982 New 2 E-W Newcastle upon Tyne
Layout
Two side platforms at the start of a cutting for the entrance to a tunnel to the east, with the station building built over the eastern end
Platform no.
and position
Direction
of travel
Previous
stop
Route Next
stop
Platform 1
North
Eastbound Manors Yellow Line to South Shields (stop 04 of 42) Chillingham Road
Platform 2
South
Westbound Chillingham Road Yellow Line to St James (stop 39 of 42) Manors
Notes
None
Station buildings
A rectangular station hall in the original style (white), 110' by 60'
Access
Steps down from a road running past the east side of the station building, then ramps down from the west side to the west ends of the platforms
Protection from the elements
Station building underside, plus 35' of platform canopy attached to both cutting side walls
Interchanges
bus