Airport (Tyne and Wear) Metro station

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Opened New
or converted
Number of platforms Track alignment Tyne & Wear metropolitan borough
17 November 1991 New 2 N-S Newcastle upon Tyne
Layout
A terminal island platform in a cutting with the two tracks either side ending in buffer stops at their northern ends, partially covered at the southern end by the B6918 road bridging NW-SE
Platform no.
and position
Direction
of travel M
Previous
stop
Route Next
stop
Platform 1
East
Southbound (none) Green Line to South Hylton (stop 01 of 31) Callerton Parkway
Northbound Callerton Parkway Green Line to Airport (stop 31 of 31) (none)
Platform 2
West
Southbound (none) Green Line to South Hylton (stop 01 of 31) Callerton Parkway
Northbound Callerton Parkway Green Line to Airport (stop 31 of 31) (none)
Notes
* M - these are compass headings, which in this station's case do not correspond to the directions diagrammatically indicated on the official Metro route map - Northbound is Westbound & Southbound is Eastbound on the Metro map
Station buildings
A rectangular white station hall, 70' by 40', with black full length windows set in sloped walls that rise up to a notional pyramid point (but in reality, bisected by a N-S restricted access airport road over the roof), connected by a covered walkway heading NE to the airport terminal
Access
A covered walkway emerging SW from the corner of station building NE of the platforms, then turning to head S and descend to platform level, to an opening at their northern end
Protection from the elements
Full length standalone platform canopy
Interchanges
air