Major discount on bus travel for NNUH staff
One of the country's most significant discounted regular traveler bus fare systems has been introduced for staff at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH).
Staff at NNUH will be able to buy this First bus pass for £158 – a 63% discount on the normal full selling price of £430. The passes cover zones 1 to 5 which covers the whole of
As the scheme also reduces the use of private cars, it has a significant environmental advantage. For this reason, it is known as The Green Travel Plan and a preliminary version was initially set up when the hospital opened. This new deal has reinvigorated and significantly improved the scheme and reduced the fare, already discounted at £260, by another £100.
Chief executive of the
Green travel plans developed by First Eastern Counties balance the regular volume of travelers against this significant reduction in fare costs that become possible, as all buses on the service will carry a good level of passengers. The green benefits can be significant and the new scheme will be followed by others where larger regular volumes of passengers need to travel. First Eastern Counties is a pioneer in these initiatives.