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Ilford Road Metro Station

Ilford Road Metro Station, in Jesmond, opened in August 1980 as part of the Tyne and Wear Metro system.

Ilford Road Metro station is located in the Newcastle upon Tyne suburb of Jesmond. The station opened in August 1980 and is served by the Tyne and Wear Metro service. It was the "typical Metro halt" used in publicity when the system first opened; when other stations were being repainted red, green or blue in the early years of the 21st century, Ilford Road was repainted in original brown, with much of the unpainted concrete being painted cream.

The station is unique on the Metro system in that it does not provide any means for passengers to cross from one platform to the other (such as a footbridge, level crossing, or pedestrian subway). Passengers must instead use the nearby road bridge to cross the line (a distance of approximately 350m).

The station platforms at Ilford Road cross the 55th parallel north line of latitude.

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Ilford Road Metro station, Tyne & Wear

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Metro railway lines (view south)

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North-bound train heading for South Gosforth

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Ilford Road station on the Tyne and Wear Metro.
- "Ilford Road station on the Tyne and Wear Metro. The view north to the station from the Moorfield Road bridge..." Photo by Klausness, 5 May 2008. Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike 3.0 …

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