Bank Foot Metro station

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English: Bank Foot 55°00′50″N 1°40′40″W / 55.013891°N 1.677802°W / 55.013891; -1.677802 (Bank Foot Metro station) is a station on the Green Line of the Tyne and Wear Metro, on the north western edge of urban Newcastle. The name refers to the area Kenton Bank Foot - the site of the former Kenton Bank railway station is directly to the west - although the station is in the southern corner of Castle ward, the other side of the A1 road from the Kenton ward.
Opened New
or converted
Number of platforms Track alignment Tyne & Wear metropolitan borough
10 May 1981 New 2 WNW-ESE Newcastle upon Tyne
Layout
Two side platforms at ground level, offset by half their length (north platform to the west), with platform level station buildings at their outer ends
Platform no.
and position
Direction
of travel
Previous
stop
Route Next
stop
Platform 1
North
Eastbound Callerton Parkway Green Line to South Hylton (stop 03 of 31) Kingston Park
Platform 2
South
Westbound Kingston Park Green Line to Airport (stop 29 of 31) Callerton Parkway
Notes
When it opened, Bank Foot was at the western end of the line, featuring just one platform, the south, with buffers at the west end before Station Road. Through services commenced with the opening of the extension west to the airport on 17 November 1991
Station buildings
Two simple rectangular structures in the original style, both 30' by 15'
Access
Car park to the south; road (south) / footpath (north) heading west 100' to a level crossing for Station Road; two footpaths heading 250' east to the bridged NW-SE Main Road (B6918)
Protection from the elements
Station building only
Interchanges
car