University Metro station

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Tyne and Wear Metro
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University Metro station
View of University station from the front of an approaching train.
Place Sunderland City Centre
Local authority City of Sunderland
WGS84 54°54′10″N 1°23′32″W / 54.9028°N 1.3921°W / 54.9028; -1.3921Coordinates: 54°54′10″N 1°23′32″W / 54.9028°N 1.3921°W / 54.9028; -1.3921
Fare zone information
Network One zone 4
Metro zone C
Original (1979) zone 57
Station code UNI
Metro Usage 0.29[1] million
Opened 2002-03-31
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University Metro Station on the Tyne and Wear Metro is located on the western fringe of Sunderland City Centre, and is the nearest station to the University of Sunderland's City Campus.

It opened as part of the Sunderland extension in 2002 and is one of the three stations serving the city centre of Sunderland, the others being Park Lane and Sunderland (Central).

The station can be accessed by footpaths from the A183 Chester Road and the A690 New Durham Road.


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

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