Page 5, 14th September 1951

14th September 1951
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Page 5, 14th September 1951 — TRANSPORT WORKERS AT LOURDES

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MEMBERS of the Catholic

Transport Guild from both London a,nd Glasgow were last week in Lourdes for an international pilgrimage and congress of Catholic transport workers.

Some eight thousand joined in the congress, coming from many European countries including France, Belgium, Spain, Switzerland and Italy.

(:ontinental Transport Guilds are united under the general title of Cheminots, The Cheminots embrace all branches of transport workers.

The English and London Group, known as the London Catholic Transport Guild. includes members who work on the British Railways, London Transport, commercial transport. taxi-drivers, chauffeurs and office staff.

When the pilgrim procession entered Lourdes. there were cheers as the banner marked " England" was carried along the road from Lourdes Station to the Grotto.

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