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Stagecoach Providing Free Bus Travel for Armed Forces Day

Stagecoach has confirmed that free travel will be available for military and ex-military personnel to celebrate Armed Forces Day. 

Free bus travel will be available to serving personnel wearing their uniform, carrying a military ID card and to veterans carrying a medal or veteran’s badge. 

Anyone in Highland Perthshire who qualifies will be able to make use of this as the bus service runs several routes in the area such as the number 24 service which runs from Pitlochry to Ballinluig and the 23 service to Aberfeldy.

Armed Forces Day is set to take place on Saturday June 25th but the free travel will be extended to the Sunday as well. 

Co-lead of the Stagecoach Veterans Network Kathryn Dawson said: “We know that our employees right across the country are passionate about showing their support and appreciation for our military personnel. 

“We’re therefore really pleased to be offering free travel to help more easily join in with the events taking place over the coming weekend.”

The decision to offer free travel is part of Stagecoach’s ongoing commitment to support the armed forces and is led by their Veterans Network. 

The bus service has been a part of the Armed Force Covenant since March 2015 which aims to recognise the value of serving personnel, regular and reservists, veterans and military families to both the country and businesses. 

Dawson added: “We are proud to have thousands of ex-forces personnel working across our business. 

“Through our Veterans Network, we are able to build even further on the work that Stagecoach has led over many years and identify how else we can support those veterans already working for us and those who may want to come and join the company.”

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