Eurostar welcomes nearly 50,000 travellers to London as they celebrate London Pride with The National Railway Museum to preserve LGBTQ+ history in rail
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Eurostar Group the spine of sustainable journey in Europe, has put in a three-metre construction depicting the Progress Satisfaction flag to welcome practically 50,000 clients from the Continent to London this weekend (29 June – 1st July 2023) throughout the London Satisfaction celebrations. The flag product of 200 flowers additionally marks Eurostar’s partnership with The Nationwide Railway Museum to document and protect LGBTQ+ historical past in rail.
Eurostar has range in its DNA. As a world prepare operator, Eurostar connects nations and cultures, serving to its passengers’ cross borders in a single journey. To rejoice those that establish as LGBTQ+ and inside the rail trade and educate all, The Nationwide Railway Museum has partnered with Eurostar to assist document intergenerational interviews from the LGBTQ+ neighborhood. That is a part of the museums lately funded Individuals, Satisfaction & Progress challenge to protect LGBTQ+ rail tales for future generations.
Ashlynn Welburn, Archivist for The Nationwide Railway Museum says: “Our lately funded challenge made potential due to the Nationwide Lottery Heritage Fund, will create as much as 70 oral historical past interviews with folks from the rail trade, together with from Eurostar. We plan to doc the experiences of LGBTQ+ folks, together with Eurostar staff, and so fill a niche in our understanding of the rail trade earlier than it’s misplaced. We’re excited that so many individuals will likely be travelling to London Satisfaction by rail this yr, utilizing a community that has enabled LGBTQ+ people’ entry to a wider neighborhood.”
Gwendoline Cazenave, Eurostar Group CEO says: “Eurostar Group connects clients to Prides throughout Europe. Our enterprise displays our cities with its numerous cultures and communities. We’re very proud to be supporting the Nationwide Railway Museum’s challenge in preserving the rail trade’s LGBTQ+ historical past for future generations.”
Clients can take footage of themselves with the floral Satisfaction flag that will likely be on Eurostar’s platform in St Pancras throughout London Satisfaction weekend.