Felling Metro station

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English: Felling 54°57′11″N 1°34′18″W / 54.953159°N 1.571774°W / 54.953159; -1.571774 is a station on the Green & Yellow Lines of the Tyne and Wear Metro, serving the Felling area of east Gateshead.
Opened New
or converted
Number of platforms Track alignment Tyne & Wear metropolitan borough
15 November 1981 Converted 2 WNW-ESE Gateshead
Layout
An island platform in a cutting shared with two more tracks to the north
Platform no.
and position
Direction
of travel
Previous
stop
Route Next
stop
Platform 1
North
Eastbound Gateshead Stadium Yellow Line to South Shields (stop 33 of 42) Heworth
Green Line to South Hylton (stop 17 of 31)
Platform 2
South
Westbound Heworth Yellow Line to St James (stop 10 of 42) Gateshead Stadium
Green Line to Airport (stop 15 of 31)
Notes
None
Station buildings
No building (a pair of back to back single sided shelters in the middle only). The station did originally have a station building built in the original Metro style, built at the end of and beyond the west end of the platform - this was removed to make way for the ramps for the bridges installed in 2008, being replaced by the smaller set of shelters
Access
Stairs and ramps in the eastern third, ascending east to footbridges across the tracks, south to the E-W Sunderland Road (B1426) and a small car park on the top of the retaining wall of the cutting, and north over the mainline to the E-W Mulberry Street (with ramps and stairs down to its level, beyond a boundary wall along the track). These steel footbridges and stairs/ramps were installed in January 2008, replacing an unramped Victorian iron and timber bridge
Protection from the elements
The access ramp underside, plus two 30' standalone platform shelters back to back, and two 15' by slightly wider examples to the south
Interchanges
None