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Arriva is offering free transport to armed forces on Remembrance Sunday

1 year ago

By Jay Hynd

Arriva is offering free transport to armed forces on Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday takes place on 13 November 2022

Arriva will offer free travel to serving Armed Forces personnel, Veterans and Cadets on Remembrance Sunday

Arriva is offering free bus travel to past and present members of the Armed Forces on its services throughout the regions on Sunday 13 November. 
 
As a mark of respect on Remembrance Sunday, serving personnel (both regular and reservists), veterans and cadets will be allowed free travel onto Arriva services all day. When you board simply show the driver your Armed Forces identification card, Armed Forces Veteran identification card or MOD issued Veteran’s Badge.

Richard Hoare, commercial director at Arriva North West and Wales said: 

“We are proud to offer the Armed Forces, Veterans and Cadets free travel on our services on Remembrance Sunday.  

“As a Business, we’re proud to support The Royal British Legion, and our drivers may also pull over to partake in a two-minute silence at 11am on both Friday 11th and Sunday 13th November, providing it is safe and legal to do so.” 

Terms and Conditions apply, for full details visit [Remembrance Day Free Travel Terms and Conditions | Arriva Bus UK]. Travel is subject to service availability, vehicle capacity and timetable restrictions.

Liverpool’s main service on St George’s Plateau will begin at 10.40am on Sunday, accompanied by The Band of The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment and The Pipes and Drums of The Liverpool Scottish Regimental Association.

At 11am the traditional firing of the gun will signify the start of the two-minute silence, with another firing to mark its conclusion.

Following the silence, the traditional wreath-laying and service by key civic, Military and religious leaders, the parade will then march from St George’s Plateau to salute the Cenotaph and poppy petals will fall from the roof of St George’s Hall.

Find out more about Liverpool’s Remembrance Sunday plans here.

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