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Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Mr John Hargreaves, today encouraged Canberrans to take advantage of special ACTION bus services on ANZAC Day on Friday 25 April.

“A range of special services will be provided by ACTION on Friday and I encourage those wishing to take part in ANZAC Day commemorations to use the following services,” said Mr Hargreaves.

DAWN SERVICE

ACTION will operate a service from all bus interchanges to the Australian War Memorial commencing at 4.00am.

ACTION’s Park n Ride shuttle service will operate from Russell Offices car park between 4.00 am and 5.05am.

Return services will be available 20 minutes after the completion of the Dawn Service from Limestone Avenue, between Treloar Crescent and ANZAC Parade.

ANZAC DAY CEREMONY AT THE AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL

A Park n Ride Shuttle service will operate from Russell Offices car park between 8.30am and 9.45am.

At the completion of the ceremony return shuttles will pick up at the rear of the Australian War Memorial on Treloar Crescent, travelling back to Russell via ANZAC Parade between 12:15pm and 1.15pm.

FREE TRAVEL – ANZAC DAY 2008

Any persons wearing or displaying war service medals on ANZAC Day are entitled to free travel on any ACTION service on Friday 25 April 2008.

All interchange and carpark shuttles are free for all passengers.

SUNDAY TIMETABLE ANZAC DAY 2008

Passengers are reminded that a Sunday timetable will operate for regular services. Passengers are advised to check their Sunday timetables for details.

For information about ANZAC Day services please visit the Australian War Memorial’s website on http://www.awm.gov.au/commemoration/anzac/program.asp

For further information about ACTION services, contact ACTION on 13 17 10 or visit www.action.act.gov.au