Simonside Metro station

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Simonside
Tyne and Wear Metro
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Location
Place South Shields
Local authority South Tyneside
Fare zone information
Network One zone 3
Metro zone C
Original (1979) zone 37
Station code SMD
List of stations

Simonside Metro station is the name of a Tyne and Wear Metro station in South Tyneside, England, which opened on 17 March 2008. Costing £3 million [1] it is the 60th station on the network.

The decision to construct a new Metro station here was not universally welcomed by all local residents, with some worried it would lead to an increase in both crime and local road traffic.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Green Light for Simonside Metro station" (Press release). Nexus. 2005-12-12. Retrieved 2007-01-26. 
  2. ^ "Concern over Metro station plan". BBC News. 2005-10-04. Retrieved 2007-01-26. 

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Coordinates: 54°58′17″N 1°27′17″W / 54.9715°N 1.4547°W / 54.9715; -1.4547

Preceding station   Tyne and Wear Metro   Following station
towards St James via the Coast
Yellow line
towards South Shields