East Midlands Trains today (Friday 5 December) confirmed that passengers will benefit from an average real terms fares reduction from next month.
Fares will rise by an average of 1.3% from 2 January 2015 which is significantly below the current rate of inflation*. The cost of a single journey will rise by an average of 17pence, the lowest increase for five years.
Loughborough is being transformed and from November, there will be more space to walk, talk, eat and shop.
Over £20million has been invested with improvements including the extended pedestrianisation of Market Place to join the two halves of the town centre together. There will be a newly refurbished Market, new street furniture, trees and information points. New bus stops and shelters will also be located around the edge of the pedestrianised areas.
Smartgo Loughborough was launched on Tuesday 7th October 2014 at Loughborough Town Hall, Loughborough.
Smartgo Loughborough will provide Loughborough employers and their staff with a range of travel benefits and services to save money, improve health and enhance corporate responsibility.
A NEW programme is being launched in Loughborough to help local businesses make commuting and business travel cheaper, easier and more sustainable.
Smartgo Loughborough was formally launched on October 7 at Loughborough Town Hall with a keynote speech from MP for Loughborough, Nicky Morgan and an opportunity to ride in a Tesla electric sports car.
Business savvy employers in the Coalville and Loughborough areas are being encouraged to attend a free networking walking event on Tuesday 04th November.
The events will be held at 08.30am on Tuesday 04th November at Bradgate Park and will include an informal networking walk around the country park followed by a sit down in a café.
Smartgo Loughborough is a A travel initiative co-ordinated by Go Travel Solutions offering ways for businesses to save money, improve health and enhance corporate responsibility. It was good to see Smartgo Loughborough featured in the Business Car Manager outlining the support available for businesses in Loughborough through the scheme.
The scheme was featured in Business Car Manager. See below.
THE promise of cheaper, greener business travel is on the table for SME fleet operators in Loughborough with the roll-out of Smartgo to the town.
Smartgo claims to offer businesses and their staff in Loughborough a range of travel benefits and services to save money, improve health and enhance corporate responsibility.
Date: Wed 26th November 2014, 09:30 - 16:30
Venue: SportPark, Loughborough
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