UK Trains

UK Trains
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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8

App requires

  • location services
  • maps
  • data services
  • speech
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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English (United States)
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UK Trains provides real-time information for UK national rail stations (excluding Northern Ireland).
* List of nearest stations to current location
* Map with directions to chosen station
* Station departure and arrivals boards, including platform information
* Show train live progress during the journey
* Auto-refresh every 60 seconds, even under lock screen or when app is in the background
* Show expected arrival time to discover when later trains arrive first than earlier trains
* Send text message to let someone know about a departure
* Allow to pin individual stations to the start screen
* Show next departure information in live tile and lock screen (refreshed when app is running)
* No need to manage favourite stations, recent items are remembered
* Fast and responsive

Note that background refresh requires Location Services to be enabled

New in 2.8:
* Cortana integration

New in 2.7:
* Update station list with new stations
* Added send text message option on context menu to let someone know about a departure
* Fetch the arrival time for the first 10 departures, instead of the first 4 departures
* Fix the display of times for circular routes that pass on the same station twice

New in 2.6:
* Small bug fixes

New in 2.5:
* Use alternative data source for more efficient data use
* Only fetch the arrival time for the first 4 departures to reduce data usage
* Disable auto-refresh by default and add an option to enable it
* UI improvements

New in 2.4:
* Fixed compatibility with live tiles from previous versions

New in 2.3:
* Improved handling of network failures
* Fixed compatibility with live tiles from previous versions

New in 2.2:
* Correctly display trains delayed indefinitely
* Fixed display of delayed trains near midnight
* Fixed problems with light theme
* Removed ads

New in 2.1:
* Improved the text of the live tile
* Cortana integration
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  • by Dave 27/07/2014
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  • by Andrew 25/07/2014
    More up to date than the station departure boards
  • by User 25/07/2014
    Great app. The only reason I didn't rate higher is it should have the ability to retain times offline. A data connection would update those times. Right now you can't see anything without a data connection. All too often, you lose your data connection on the train and you can't get info on connecting trains.
  • by Richard 24/07/2014
    It works and is better than some train company apps.
  • by Chris 24/07/2014
    Good app, very useful
  • by Paul 24/07/2014
    Don't normally review any apps, but this one is awesome.
  • by Kayleigh 23/07/2014
    Love the live tiles and platform info
  • by francis 23/07/2014
    Basic info easy to get to.
  • by michael 23/07/2014
    Nothing is working
  • by hardeep 22/07/2014
    Good for me