Later this year, East Midlands Trains is to become East Midlands Railway as operator Stagecoach gives way to Dutch outfit Abellio who promise to invest in services, introduce better trains and make all-round improvements at stations.
My name is Sareena Long and I am the owner of the Junction Cafe on Station Street, next to Coronation Road. We are in a prime position to serve the Ilkeston station when and IF it ever opens…
Ilkeston residents will celebrate as good news of Ilkeston’s funding bid to build a new railway station is announced in local media channels. Plans for a 2 platform unmanned station and car park with taxi rank and planned bus stop will cost up to £6.5m with £4.5m of the cash coming from the Department of […]
New Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin, responsible for the Department of Transport has visited what will be the site at which building work will commence for the Ilkeston railway station next year. Erewash MP Jessica Lee invited the Derbyshire MP to Station Road, Ilkeston to discuss the demand for transport infrastructure in a town which is […]
How can we engender a spirit of community and co-operation amongst businesses and residents in Ilkeston? How can we support our town and push for positive change? The Ilkeston community would like to see a train station to improve the economy and provide better transport for local people. This website serves as an information resource […]
Businesses and community organisations in Ilkeston and surrounding areas have come out in support of the Ilkeston Railway Campaign. Responding to an appeal by Jessica Lee for businesses to come forward with letters of support for the Station; some of the town’s biggest employers including Atlas Composites and Stanton Bona as well as organisations such […]