A railway station in Newcastle upon Tyne.
- Newcastle Central Station was designed by John Dobson.
- It was constructed in collaboration with the engineer Robert Stephenson, son of George Stephenson who is known as the ‘Father of the Railways’.
- It has a curved roof, supported by wrought iron ribs.
- It was opened by Queen Victoria in August 1850.
- It was initially lit by gas.
- It currently has 12 platforms.
- Newcastle Central Station is a Grade I listed building, which means it is considered to be of exceptional interest.
Then and now
Find more images of the Central Station on the Co-Curate website.