Pallion Metro station
|Tyne and Wear Metro|
View of Pallion station from the front of an approaching eastbound train.
|Local authority||City of Sunderland|
|Fare zone information|
|Network One zone||4|
|Original (1979) zone||56|
|Opened||31 March 2002|
|List of stations|
The station is 150 metres north of the former Pallion mainline station, which closed to passengers in 1964. (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.
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