Stadium of Light Metro station

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Stadium of Light
Tyne & Wear Metro
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Stadium of Light Metro station
View of Stadium of Light station
Location
Place Monkwearmouth
Local authority City of Sunderland
WGS84 54°55′06″N 1°22′58″W / 54.9182°N 1.3829°W / 54.9182; -1.3829Coordinates: 54°55′06″N 1°22′58″W / 54.9182°N 1.3829°W / 54.9182; -1.3829
Fare zone information
Network One zone 4
Metro zone C
Original (1979) zone 57
Station code SFC
Usage
Metro Usage 0.29[1] million
History
Opened 2002-03-31
List of stations

The Stadium of Light Metro station is a station on the Tyne and Wear Metro, situated to the north of the centre of the city of Sunderland, England. The station opened in 2002, as part of the extension of the Metro system into the city. It is named after the nearby Stadium of Light, the home stadium of Sunderland A.F.C., which is just a 10 minute walk away.

From the opening of the Sunderland extension until December 2005, the station was on the Yellow line, so it was possible to travel between the Stadium of Light and St James, home of local rivals Newcastle United, without changing trains, but the journey involved a long detour via the coast.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Automated Announcements / Track Map / Usage Statistics". 2015–2016. Retrieved 29 April 2017.

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towards Airport
Green line
towards South Hylton