Transdev offers free travel for veterans on Armed Forces Day

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Trandev passengers wearing uniform were granted free travel on June 25
Trandev passengers wearing uniform were granted free travel on June 25

On Saturday (June 25), Transdev supported Armed Forces Day across Lancashire and Yorkshire by offering free travel to members of the armed forces past and present. This year the operator extended the offer to accompanying partners and up to three children under the age of 16, along with members of the cadet adult volunteers.

Transdev bus driver Stephen Holmes and members of 4th Batallion The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment helped to launch the offer.

Alex Hornby, CEO for Transdev Blazefield, said: “We’re delighted to show our support for our armed forces.

“All of us at Transdev are keen to show how much we value what our service men and women do for our country. It’s great to be able to offer free travel to make it easier for them to get out to attend the many splendid events that are taking place across the north.”

Armed Forces Day is celebrated every June to commemorate the service of men and women in the British Armed Forces.

Veterans, current members of the armed forces, or cadet adult volunteers, could show their ID cards to be granted free travel, or simply be wearing uniform or displaying their medals.