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Hundreds welcome new railway station after 50 years of going without one

Hundreds of people have turned out to see the brand new platforms. Credit: ITV News Central
  • Watch: Michael Sibert reports for ITV News Central

For more than 50 years, Ilkeston in Derbyshire has been one of the largest towns in England without a railway station. But now, that's all changed.

Hundreds of people have turned out on the brand new platforms to see the first train pick up passengers in the town for more than 5 decades.