Rail firm supports Armed Forces Day

Bosses at East Midlands Trains helped to raise awareness of the important role of the Army, Navy and Royal Air Force during Armed Forces Day (June 29).

The travel operator distributed leaflets on its trains and at stations and used Twitter to target its 12,000 followers.

Announcements by famous actor and Armed Forces supporter Ray Winstone, were also played at East Midlands Trains stations and on trains throughout last week.

Wing Commander Tracey Broome, MOD Armed Forces Day team, said: “Support for the Armed Forces, whether from members of the public or major companies like East Midlands Trains, means a great deal to Servicemen and women,