National servicemen! Start looking forward to next Friday, June 30.
All past and present national servicemen from the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), the Singapore Police Force (SPF) and the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) will enjoy free travel on public buses and trains operated by public transport operators Go-Ahead Singapore, SBS Transit, SMRT Corporation and Tower Transit Singapore on June 30.
This is part of commemorative efforts for 50 years of National Service (N50), said a joint statement today by the transport operators.
The NS50 Free Travel Day will happen all day on June 30 - from the start of the public bus and train services to the last bus and train services, including Nite Owl and NightRider.
To enjoy the unlimited free rides, all past and present national servicemen are required to wear the following uniforms, for verification purposes by bus captains or MRT station personnel, to be eligible for their free travel:
i) SAF national servicemen: No. 3 or No. 4 service uniforms.
ii) SPF and SCDF national servicemen: duty uniforms.
The NS50 campaign is a year-long celebration to commemorate 50 years of NS, in recognition of the contributions of the more than one million past and present national servicemen who have served in the SAF, SPF and SCDF.