St James Metro station

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St James
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St James Metro station
The station's black and white colour scheme is designed to match Newcastle United's kit colours.
Location
Place Newcastle City Centre
Local authority Newcastle
Fare zone information
Network One zone 1
Metro zone A
Original (1979) zone 26
Station code SJM
Operations
Platforms 2
History
Opened 14/11/1982
Tyne and Wear Metro
List of Tyne and Wear Metro stations
For other stations named St James, see Saint James station (disambiguation).

St James Metro station is a station on the Tyne and Wear Metro, in the west end of the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. The station is situated next to St James' Park, the stadium of Newcastle United F.C..

The station, which opened in 1982, is one of termini of the Yellow line of the Metro system. The interior of the station is distinct, as the walls are decked out in black and white stripes (the colours of Newcastle United) and depicts Newcastle United players and managers past and present. However, when it was first opened, it was finished in the same colours as the other underground stations on the system (cream and yellow).

In 2008-9, the station was used by around 246,000 passengers.[1]

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Coordinates: 54°58′27″N 1°37′15″W / 54.9743°N 1.6208°W / 54.9743; -1.6208

Preceding station   Tyne and Wear Metro   Following station
Terminus Yellow line
towards South Shields