Leicester is proud to welcome rugby fans from across the world for Rugby World Cup 2015 (RWC 2015). As well as the sporting action, there will be a cultural festival open to all to get into the spirit of the games. Visitors can also take time out away from the sport to discover Leicester’s historic centre.

The tournament kicks off on September 18 2015 with the opening ceremony and match at the home of English rugby - Twickenham.

  • Customers, communities and employees to benefit from new franchise starting in October
  • Investment in stations, on-board service, new technology and more staff training
  • £150m in forecast premium payments to Government
  • Increased investment in community rail and new schools education initiative

Rail customers on East Midlands Trains, Britain’s most punctual long-distance train operator, will benefit from around £13m of investment under a new agreement between Stagecoach Group and the Department for Transport (DfT) which will see a new franchise starting in October, to run until at least March 2018.

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SATURN project hits the road!

The Leicester and Leicestershire Freight Quality Partnership, jointly with the SATURN project, would like to invite you to the Roadshow being held on 16th September 2015 from 10:30 to 16:00h (BST). The Roadshow will take place in the David Wilson Library Seminar Room, the University of Leicester.


Summer may have passed but don't get the back to work blues just yet. We're giving you something to ease the return!

Throughout September, try the Park & Ride from any site for free* on Thursdays, providing your inbound journey is before 9am on the day of travel.

Simply download a voucher from the Park & Ride website which entitles you to a free* Day Ticket.

Don't miss out; take advantage of this limited time offer.

Saturday 15 - Sunday 30 August

various venues

A two-week annual celebration of cycling in a people-friendly city. Now in its 11th year highlights inlcude led rides, try-outs, bike-art, film, socials, racing and more.

Leicester Castle Classic Weekend
Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 August
9am - 5.30pm

Including sportive, go-try, youth, Cat 2, 3 & 4, Velobici challenge & elite races.

W: visitleicester.info/castleclassic


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