Digital alerts to warn UK rail passengers of busy trains and stations

Posted by on June 4, 2020 7:01 pm
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Rail industry hopes widespread sign-up will enable journeys to be staggered during pandemic

Rail passengers can now be warned of busy trains and stations before they leave home as part of a UK industry system designed to help maintain physical distancing and safe travel during the coronavirus pandemic.

The technology will combine data on journey trends and live updates from station staff, to both inform passengers searching for journeys on the National Rail website and app, and alert those who opt in for updates on specific journeys, using their anonymised data to help predict how busy each train will be.

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