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Free train travel on Armed Forces Day

12:33 25 June 2014

Current and former military personnel can travel for free this weekend

Current and former military personnel can travel for free this weekend

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c2c will be celebrating Armed Forces Day with free travel for current and former military personnel.

The train company will allow them to board for free at all stations, including West Ham, this Saturday and Sunday.

Community events will be taking place along the route to celebrate the day, including a big parade in Southend.

c2c’s fleet performance engineer Justin Hope served in the Royal Navy for ten years before joining the company.

He said: “As a strong supporter of the armed forces, I am pleased that c2c is getting behind Armed Forces Day and offering free travel to current and former military personnel.

“These local community events will allow people to show their support for the armed forces and it also promises to be a great day out for all the family.”

To qualify for free travel, you must be dressed in military uniform or show either a defence discount service or veteran rewards for forces card.

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