East Yorkshire Buses honours veterans and serving military personnel with free travel this Remembrance SundayThu 9th November 2023
East Yorkshire Buses, who provide services across Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire, Scarborough, York and North Lincolnshire, will be showing their respects for the dedication and sacrifices of our armed forces. In a show of support and gratitude, veterans and active military personnel to travel on any bus within their network for free on Sunday 13 November, helping those who wish to do so, have easy access to Remembrance Day parades and events across the region.
Those who wish to travel for free can do so by simply wearing their uniform, presenting a valid military ID card, or displaying a veteran’s badge to their driver when the board.
Ben Gilligan, Managing Director of East Yorkshire, said, “We know that bus driving is a popular career choice for those who have served in The Forces, and we’re proud that many members of our team have a military background, making Remembrance Sunday a day of great significance for them and their families and friends.
“By providing free travel to veterans and current serving members, we hope to ensure that those who wish to participate in local parades and events can do so.”
For those who are interested in participating in Remembrance Day events, East Yorkshire Buses has complied a list of local gatherings and parades on their website (eastyorkshirebuses.co.uk).
Additionally, on Sunday, drivers across the region will be showing their support by participating in the two minutes silence. If safe and practical to do so, services will pull to the side to allow both our staff and our passengers to opportunity to reflect. The company invites the public to join them in commemorating Remembrance Sunday and expressing their gratitude to those who have dedicated their lives to the cause of peace and freedom.