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Millfield, Sunderland

View of Millfield station from the front of an approaching train.
Place Millfield
Local authority Sunderland
Fare zone information
Network One zone 4
Metro zone C
Original (1979) zone 57
Station code MLF
Opened 2002-03-31
Tyne and Wear Metro
List of Tyne and Wear Metro stations

Millfield is a suburb, a little to the west of the centre of Sunderland. This station dates from the opening of the Pelaw to Sunderland and South Hylton metro extension in 2002, but stands on the alignment of the former Sunderland to Durham mainline that fell to the Beeching Axe in 1964. The Metro station is built on the site of the first Millfield station, south-east of Hylton Road (the former station master's house was demolished to allow the new station to be built), although it was later relocated on the north-west side of Hylton Road; that station closed in 1955, in advance of the line losing its passenger service.

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Coordinates: 54°54′23″N 1°24′03″W / 54.9065°N 1.4009°W / 54.9065; -1.4009

Preceding station   Tyne and Wear Metro   Following station
towards Airport
Green line
towards South Hylton

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