The Intu Metrocentre is one of Europe's largest shopping and leisure centres and it has everything you could possibly need for the perfect day out.  There is a huge range of shops and places to eat with activities for childfren too.  The Centre's leisure attractions include MetroLand, (Europe's largest indoor theme park), an 11 screen cinema and the Megabowl offering 20 lanes of 10-pin bowling. It is a short wThe colourful display about the Tyne Valley Railwayalk (mostly undercover) from the station into the MetroCentre.Remember to take a look at our display board on the covered bridge at the station

For further information see Intu Metro Centre


Trains travel very frequently from the MetroCentre to stations on the Tyne Valley route to Newcastle and Carlisle. Some are direct services to/from Morpeth, Middlesbrough and Sunderland.

More trains will be operating to/from the MetroCentre from 19 May 2019.  You can find the comprehensive timetable here or why not print or save the following departure times here

MetroCentre departures


For moreinformation see:




Arrival and Departure Boards

Station Information (Plans and Facilities)

Transport Integration

In the Blue Mall and close to the railway station is the bus station, from where buses run to/from Gateshead, Consett, Stanley as well as to the adjoining Metro Retail Park, Asda and Ikea.