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CDC NSW unveils Anzac Spirit bus to honour Australian veterans

The two new special buses are servicing Sydney and NSW and will provide free travel to veterans, current military personnel and families on Anzac Day

Australian operator ComfortDelGro Corporation (CDC) NSW has unveiled two new special commemorative Anzac Spirit buses that will pay tribute to Australian veterans this Anzac Day.

The Anzac Spirit buses feature a custom exterior wrap design depicting iconic images and symbols honouring the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (Anzac) who served the countries proudly.

The design includes silhouettes of Australian diggers, poppies and an Australian sunrise along with the words ‘Lest We Forget’.

The buses will be displayed in Sydney’s Northmead area and the Hunter Valley’s Edgeworth operations.

The commemorative buses started servicing communities on April 1 and will provide free transport to veterans, current military personnel in uniform and their families attending Anzac Day memorial events across Sydney on April 25.

“CDC NSW is honoured to commemorate the courage and sacrifice of our Australian veterans and active military members through this special ‘Anzac Spirit’ bus design,” CDC NSW CEO David Mead says.

“CDC NSW employs many veterans across NSW and this is a great way to also recognise those staff and thank them for their service.

“As we observe Anzac Day this year, we want to ensure those who served have access to transportation to pay their respects at memorial events across the communities we serve.”

The Anzac Spirit bus will remain in operation for one month following Anzac Day as a traveling memorial.

“As a veteran, I think this bus is a very humbling message from the company and it pays respect to all serving men and women and veterans for their service,” Northmead bus driver Peter Walsh says.

Hunter Valley’s Rachel Wheatley says: “As an ex-serving member, wife of a current serving member and child of parents who also both served, this makes my heart smile. Thank you so much for honouring our current and ex-service members.”

Foundry Rod mechanic and Australian Defence Force mechanic Satinderpal Singh says: “I feel a deep sense of pride and responsibility to uphold the values and traditions that define our military heritage.

“On Anzac Day, we come together as a nation to honour the memory of those who have fallen, to support our veterans, and to reaffirm our commitment to preserving the freedoms they fought so bravely to defend. Lest we forget.”

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