12:04 Tuesday 14 January 2014

New Cab & Go app being trialled at Ely station

Written byJORDAN DAY

The app will help rail passengers' journeys to and from the rail station more convenient. The app will help rail passengers' journeys to and from the rail station more convenient.

Abellio Greater Anglia is pioneering a new mobile phone app and website aimed at making rail passengers’ journeys to and from the rail station more convenient.

The region’s train operator is currently piloting a new service called ‘Cab & Go’, available via a smartphone app or the internet, where passengers can book a taxi to or from the station, without the need to have the contact details for local taxi firms to hand.

The operator says the free app and website provide a fast, simple way of arranging transport, offering convenience and the confidence that onward travel is ready and waiting.

The pilot is currently in operation at six railway stations, of which Ely is one.

Abellio Greater Anglia’s commercial director, Andrew Camp, said: “The new service is a further step in making rail travel even more convenient for our customers.

“It will be a useful tool that will provide extra confidence for those travelling on business or visiting unfamiliar areas.”

For more information or to download the app, visit www.cabandgo.com.

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