Benton Metro station
|Tyne and Wear Metro|
|Local authority||North Tyneside|
|Fare zone information|
|Network One zone||2|
|Original (1979) zone||17 & 18|
|Closed for conversion||1978-01-23|
|List of stations|
Benton Metro station is on the Tyne and Wear Metro Yellow line between Four Lane Ends and Palmersville. The railway station serves Benton in North Tyneside, just north of Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
Benton was the original terminus of the now defunct Red line, although short workings continued to operate as Yellow line services between Pelaw and Benton - especially in peak hours and during Saturday shopping hours. Since the opening of Northumberland Park station most of these short workings continue to Monkseaton.
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|Preceding station||Tyne and Wear Metro||Following station|
towards St James via the Coast
towards South Shields
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