1. Hi Mart, It is amazing how they have transformed the station it it’s current splendor. I suspect all these stations on this stretch of line have a local history dating back to when the line was used by both passenger and freight carrying roles.

    • If I remember correctly, the stations around North Tyneside were ready for redesign by the Metro system. The Metro, as it is now known, would have previously been part of British Rail. Once the rail services went private different operators bought into the franchise.

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