A reopened rail line is going from strength to strength, nine years after trains started running again.

The Robin Hood line from Nottingham to Mansfield has carried over 5.7 million passengers and numbers have consistently increased. It now carries around 73,000 people a month.

Numbers are likely to rise again now there are trains every half an hour.

Funding for the 14 additional trains has come from the Strategic Rail Authority in the shape of a