Derbyshire's long-lost railway stations - in pictures

A new book charts the history of the railways between Ilkeston and Chesterfield, offering a fascinating look at the number of stations that used to exist in the county.

Wednesday, 27th February 2019, 12:38 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th February 2019, 12:42 pm
The front of Chesterfield's Midland Railway Station, completed with horse-drawn carriages waiting outside
The front of Chesterfield's Midland Railway Station, completed with horse-drawn carriages waiting outside

The book, Midland Main Lines Ilkeston to Chesterfield, is available post-free from Middleton Press on 01730 813169 or by visiting www.middletonpress.co.uk.

Ilkeston Junction and Cossall, taken in 1956
Langley Mill and Eastood. Photo taken 1952
Codnor Park and Ironville in 1959
Alfreton station recorded for a postcard at about 1900
Blackwell South Junction in 1965
Clay Cross in 1951
How Chesterfield station looked in 1964.
Chesterfield Midland taken in 1951.
This amazing photo shows the Crooked Spire in the background, as well as the Chesterfield Hotel (then the Station Hotel)