Monkwearmouth Station Museum

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Monkwearmouth Station Museum
Monkwearmouth Station Museum in 2005.jpg
Monkwearmouth Station Museum is located in Tyne and Wear
Monkwearmouth Station Museum
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Red pog.svg Monkwearmouth Station Museum shown within Tyne and Wear
grid reference NZ395577
Location Sunderland, County Durham, England
Coordinates 54°54′47″N 1°23′06″W / 54.913°N 1.385°W / 54.913; -1.385

Monkwearmouth Railway Station served Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, England. The railway station closed in March 1967 as a result of the Beeching Axe and featured a restored booking office dating from the Edwardian period.

The Tyne and Wear Metro and mainline trains still pass through the station without stopping, but the Metro calls at St. Peter's station a few hundred yards south of the old station.

The museum is a Grade II* listed building.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Monkwearmouth museum of land transport with walls, footbridge, waiting room". Listed Buildings Online. Retrieved 2010-02-28. 

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The museum viewed from the front window of a Tyne and Wear Metro train passing through the station