Greater Anglia to offer free travel for police officers attending Keith Palmer’s funeral in London

Photo issued by Metropolitan Police of PC Keith Palmer who was killed during the terrorist attack on the Houses of Parliament. PHOTO: Metropolitan Police.

Photo issued by Metropolitan Police of PC Keith Palmer who was killed during the terrorist attack on the Houses of Parliament. PHOTO: Metropolitan Police.

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Police officers from the region wishing to attend the funeral of PC Keith Palmer will be able to travel for free by train.

Greater Anglia is allowing officers to travel for free on trains to London to attend the funeral of the Metropolitan Police officer the who was stabbed to death by Khalid Masood in the Westminster terror attacks last month.

The 48-year-old’s funeral will take place at Southwark Cathedral in south London on Monday April 10, and emergency services personnel plan to line the route of his cortege to pay their respects.

It will be a full police service funeral will begin at 2pm followed by a private cremation.

To travel for free officers just need to present a valid warrant or ID card for return travel to London from any station on the Greater Anglia network.

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