Jubilant celebration ensued on Sunday 2nd April as enthusiastic crowds lined platform 2 of Ilkeston’s new station to welcome the arrival of the first train in over 50 years. Closed 2nd January 1967 due to rail expenditure cuts, the absence of the former station eventually resulted in Ilkeston being known as the largest town in […]
The Ilkeston railway station construction is now complete. The most recent videos show the station platforms and car parks as the finishing touches are added.
It’s hard to believe that a new railway station will put Ilkeston on the map. It seems impossible to believe we are still waiting for it to open and it might not even be a success.
Ilkeston railway station is due to begin operating Sunday April 2nd 2017, with an official opening in summer 2017.