Edinburgh Waverley will light up blue for the NHS

The train station will be one of many famous sites to light up blue in support of frontline health care workers

Edinburgh Waverley Station will light up blue tonight in support of the NHS

Edinburgh Waverley Station will be lighting up blue tonight (Thursday, April 23) to show support for key workers and frontline healthcare workers in the NHS.

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The station is one of many landmarks and structures that will be lit up to coincide with the 8pm Clap For Our Carers including the Kelpies in Falkirk and Glasgow’s SSE Hydro.

The booking office in the station and the iconic dome will be lit blue by Stage group, and the station staff will join in with the 8pm clap to show their appreciation for the NHS.

Alex Hynes, Managing Director at Scotland’s Railway said: “The booking hall at Edinburgh Waverley is a fantastic, historic space and it will offer a fitting back-drop as we light-up blue as a symbol of public support for the vital and incredible work of NHS staff who are tackling the coronavirus.

“Day by day, the stories of bravery and dedication shown by care workers, staff in the NHS and everyone else who is working to keep our people safe, and give comfort and support where it is needed, is truly humbling.

“We are grateful to all key workers across the country, including those in our railway family, who are playing a massive role in supporting the country at this time.”

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