A convoy of decorated vehicles set off this morning from Glasgow’s West End, destination Troon.
The annual Glasgow Taxi Outing Fund trip to the seaside was launched from Kelvin Way, taking a route through the city centre before heading down the motorway to Ayrshire.
Hundreds of children with additional support needs were taken on the special day trip by drivers dressed in costumes ranging from Batman to Rocky Balboa, Mary Poppins to Scooby Doo.
It’s the 74th annual outing, with tens of thousands of children benefiting from the charity trips over the years.
The annual event started in 1945 when three drivers decided to organise a bus run to Saltcoats.
With the extra money generated, they decided to use it to take children with disabilities down to the coast.
It was so popular it became an annual event, with Troon chosen as the destination from 1946 onwards.
It’s all made possible by donations from the public, the generosity of the taxi drivers and everyone involved in helping to organise the day out.
For more information, visit https://gtof.org.uk/
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