Search

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

c2c

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.

Read more:

Armed forces reservists urged to wear uniform to work on Wednesday

0 comments

Comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Newham Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Newham Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Newham Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest News Stories

Police are investigating after an object was thrown onto a van driving on the A13

“Someone’s going to be killed.” Those were the words of a white van driver after he became the latest person to have an object, thought to be a brick, thrown onto his roof on the A13.

Metropolitan Police
Custody Seargeant Raj looks in on an offender

An ashen-faced woman alleged to have slashed her partner with a 10inch serrated knife is led in by two police officers.

Ian Larnder
15:05
Tom Odell sings‘ 'Real Love'’ at the piano [Photos: David Benett/Getty Images]

An array of A-List celebs turned up in London’s East End last night to hear pop idol Tom Odell perform his Christmas TV ad hit at the launch of ‘Manhattan island city’ development on the banks of the River Lea.

United Kingdom
Staff and patients from Richard House Children's Hospice pose with former F1 world champion Niki Lauda's first car outside St Joseph's Hospice

Youngsters were able to get up close and personal with a piece of sporting history today as a car belonging to Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda showed up to deliver presents.

London

Most read news

There’s been a rise in the number of fresh shop-bought chickens contaminated with the bug since August.

Fellow writers Ian Rankin and Patricia Cornwell also paid tribute.

New responsibilities over income tax and welfare could be heading to Holyrood.

A man and woman in their 50s died in Fetcham, Surray.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition