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It is built on an embankment above Wansbeck Road, which is the border of the West Gosforth and Fawdon wards. A second concrete span was added to the original single-track bridge in 1978–1979 as the Metro was being built. The platforms are on opposite sides of the road, and only the Newcastle City Centre-bound platform is accessible from either side of the road.

Historic uses[edit]
The line was originally part of the Ponteland Railway, opened in 1905, between the Coxlodge and West Gosforth (now Fawdon and Regent Centre respectively) stations.[1]> The station is close to the point at which it crossed over the now-dismantled Fawdon Waggonway. The bridge where it did so, west of the station, is still in use as a pedestrian underpass.

Station usage[edit]
The station is primarily used by people living in the surrounding housing estates. Regent Farm First School is situated on one side of the line. Near the station there is a local shopping centre which includes two small supermarkets, a Co

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