All aboard

Ilkeston station, 1904, sent in by Tony Benniston.
Ilkeston station, 1904, sent in by Tony Benniston.

A steam train rolls in to Ilkeston Junction station in this remarkable photograph from well over 100 years ago.

Tony Benniston, of Nuthall, found the picture, taken in 1904, in his late grandmother’s belongings.

Ilkeston’s new station will be built in this location next year.