|The statue was crafted by local artist, Joel Tarr. Joel was commissioned by Hitachi to create a striking piece of art to mark the 10th anniversary. The statue of a red-topped crane, a bird that symbolises good luck and longevity in Japan, will welcome visitors at the depot’s entrance. The statue was unveiled on 10th November 2017.|
|License||Creative Commons Attribution (?)|
|Photographer / Source||Mickey Lee|
|Image dimensions||4480 x 6720 pixels|
Press Releases • Nov 10, 2017 12:30 GMT
Friday, 10th November, the rail industry and politicians are gathering in Kent to celebrate ten years since Hitachi opened its high speed train depot. The event includes a speech by Damian Green MP for Ashford and the presentation of the statue crafted by local artist, Joel Tarr.