The new glass frontage of Glasgow Queen Street Station was lit-up blue to show solidarity with key workers and frontline NHS staff all across the country.
Scotland’s third busiest station Joined amous venues and attractions like Glasgow’s SSE Hydro and Falkirk’s Kelpies in lighting up in NHS colours to salute the dedication and efforts of healthcare workers in the battle against the coronavirus.
It is hoped that the light shining from the new station onto Glasgow’s premier civic square served as a beacon of hope, and as a symbol of support and solidarity.
Alex Hynes, Managing Director at Scotland’s Railway said: “We are delighted to illuminate the new glass façade of Glasgow Queen Street Station as a symbol of public support for the vital and fantastic work of NHS staff who are tackling the coronavirus.
“We are hugely grateful to everyone in the NHS and all key workers across the country, including those in our railway family, who are playing a massive role in supporting all of us across the country at this time.”
The illumination of Glasgow Queen Street’s new glass façade came as people throughout the country once again joined in a mass round of applause at 8pm on Thursday to thank NHS staff for their incredible work.
The lighting of Glasgow Queen Street wad undertaken by the Stage Group, following the clear social distancing messages from government, and has not involved any unnecessary travel.