Free bus travel for armed forces and veterans in Yorkshire this Remembrance Sunday

Members of the armed forces and veterans have been offered free bus travel in Yorkshire this Remembrance Sunday.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 31 October, 2018, 19:39
People will fall silent on Remembrance Sunday to ensure those killed in conflicts past and present are not forgotten

Stagecoach Yorkshire said anyone carrying a military ID card or wearing their veteran's badge could travel for free on its buses throughout Sunday, November 11.

The operator also announced that bus drivers would respect the two minute's silence at 11am that day where possible.

It said this meant they may stop their buses and turn off the engine if it is safe to do so.

It is not known whether other bus companies in the area plan to do likewise.