Newcastle Central Station

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Newcastle Central Station is one of only a handful of Grade I listed stations in the UK.

Trains have come and gone for over 165 years through the grand station famed for its stunning Victorian architecture. Arrive by train to Newcastle during Great Exhibition of the North and you will be welcomed with colourful flags to begin your adventure.

Opened by Queen Victoria on 29th August 1850 and – jointly with the Lime Street station in Liverpool – it was the first to be designed and built in Britain using curved wrought iron ribs to support an arched roof.


Remake a Take

From Blade Runner to Brief Encounter, the North has inspired generations of audiences and filmmakers. Get behind the scenes of these famous films with a host of hands-on activities.

Follow the Remake a Take movie trail to hunt out a series of interactive film stills featuring scenes from the likes of Get Carter, Billy Elliot and 24 Hour Party People.

Recreate an iconic scene from Brief Encounter, David Lean, 1945 at Newcastle Central Station


Steve Messam – Whistle

Experience the Whistle at Newcastle Central Station. A sound installation triggered at precisely 1pm every day, sending a series of steam engine whistles cascading around the ancient city walls.


Nearest Metro: Central Station

  • Newcastle Central Station
  • Newcastle Central Station
    Neville Street
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    NE1 5DL

Newcastle Central Station

Accessibility Information

  • Level/ramp access to all platforms.
  • Underpass with lifts to platforms 3 & 4, access to platforms 5-8 is via a steep ramp.
  • Accessible toilets located on each platform.

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