GO Transit Offers Veterans Free Rides on Remembrance Day
Annual event pays tribute to men and women who gave service
TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - On Sunday, November 11, 2012 GO Transit will pay tribute to the many men and women who have served to protect Canada by offering war veterans and a companion free, all-day travel on all GO services. This is an annual event for GO Transit to recognize the sacrifices made by our veterans.
Veterans are asked to identify themselves by wearing their medals, beret, blazer, uniform or other similar belongings while travelling. Immediate family members of deceased veterans may also ride for free that day if carrying something to identify their relations to the late veteran, such as service papers or an identification card.
For information about train or bus times, the public can call 416.869.3200, 1.888.GET ON GO (438.6646), or 1.800.387.3652 TTY, or check the Schedules section at gotransit.com.
GO Transit is Metrolinx's regional public transit system linking Toronto with the Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area. GO carries about 62 million passengers a year in an extensive network of train and bus services that spans more than 11,000 square kilometres. Metrolinx is an agency of the Province of Ontario. Follow GO on Twitter and Facebook.
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SOURCE: GO TransitFor further information:
Media enquiries - Malon Edwards, (416) 874-5945, or Mark Ostler, (416) 874-5975.