Gateshead Stadium Metro station

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Opened New
or converted
Number of platforms Track alignment Tyne & Wear metropolitan borough
15 November 1981 New 2 NW-SE Gateshead
An island platform in a cutting shared with a mainline double-track to the north, with a station building built over the southern track at the western end, and with a bridge for St James Road west of the platform end over both the Metro and mainline tracks
Platform no.
and position
of travel M
Route Next
Platform 1
North East
SE bound Gateshead Yellow Line to South Shields (stop 32 of 42) Felling
Green Line to South Hylton (stop 16 of 31)
Platform 2
South West
NW bound Felling Yellow Line to St James (stop 11 of 42) Gateshead
Green Line to Airport (stop 16 of 31)
* 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 - NW bound is Westbound & SE bound is Eastbound on the Metro map
Station buildings
A simple rectangular structure in the original style (concrete/red), 50' by 30'
Street level entrance from a station forecourt at the corner of St James Road/Shelley Drive (NW-SE) into the SW side of the building, with a ramp out of the SE side down the full platform length to platform level at the east end, and stairs down from the NW side
Protection from the elements
Station building underside & access ramp