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Veterans and war widows travel free during ANZAC Day commemorations: Thursday 24 April, Friday 25 April and Saturday, 26 April 2008

Date Published: Wednesday, 09 April 2008

Travel on Victoria?s public transport network will be free for veterans and war widows as part of the commemorations for ANZAC Day during 24, 25 and 26 April 2008.
To qualify for free travel, veterans and war widows simply need to:

    * Wear their uniform; or
    * Wear their service medals; or
    * Wear an ex-service association or returned from active service or war widows badge; or
    * Present their DVA Gold or White card; or
    * Present their Category ?V? Victorian Public Transport Concession Card.

Veterans and war widows travelling with one of the above forms of identification on these days do not need to carry valid Metcard.

Free bus services will operate for people attending the dawn service at the Shine of Remembrance. For full details please see Free buses for Anzac Day dawn service.

For train, tram and bus service information on ANZAC Day please see Public transport on ANZAC Day public holiday: Friday, 25 April 2008.

Tram service alterations will apply during ANZAC Day Parade on Friday 25 April between 8am and 1.30pm. For full details please see Tram service alterations during ANZAC Day Parade: Friday, 25 April 2008.
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Re: Veterans and war widows travel free during ANZAC Day commemorations
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2008, 11:58:06 AM »
Again Victoria sets the pace on community public transport initiatives.

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Re: Veterans and war widows travel free during ANZAC Day commemorations
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2008, 08:32:45 PM »
BT has always had free travel for Vets on Anzac Day 25th.. Not sure if TL have continued the tradition as I am on hols at that time..

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