Pallion Metro station

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Tyne and Wear Metro
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Pallion Metro station
View of Pallion station from the front of an approaching eastbound train.
Place Pallion
Local authority City of Sunderland
Fare zone information
Network One zone 4
Metro zone C
Original (1979) zone 56
Station code PAL
Opened 31 March 2002
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Pallion Metro Station is on the Green line of the Tyne and Wear Metro. The station opened as part of the Sunderland extension in 2002.

The station is 150 metres north of the former Pallion mainline station, which closed to passengers in 1964.[1] (The Metro route had to deviate from the original alignment due to road construction.) Construction problems digging into the side of a hill on which the old mainline ran saw the land around the station being held into place by "nails", long metal spikes to support the earth and old railway ballast.[citation needed]

The station serves the residents of Pallion and Ford Estate.

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Coordinates: 54°54′46″N 1°25′04″W / 54.9128°N 1.4177°W / 54.9128; -1.4177

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towards Airport
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