- Ilkeston North railway station
From Awsworth the line crossed the
Erewash Valleyby means of the impressive Bennerley Viaductwhich has been partly preserved. It then made the climb to Ilkeston before crossing the Nut Brook towards West Hallam. [Higginson, M., (1989) "The Friargate Line:Derby and the Great Northern Railway," Derby: Golden Pingle Publishing] At Stanton Junction lines led northwarrds to Heanorand southwards to Stanton Ironworks.
Bridges have been filled in, and the station demolished. Some of the track bed has been built on, with the remainder forming the Cotmanhay Linear Park. [ [http://www.leverton.org/tunnels/nottingham/index.html Nottingham's Lost Railway Heritage ] ]
A second station, Ilkeston Town was on a branch from the
Midland Railway's Erewash Valley Line.
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