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Federal Railways

by HFCadmin ·

New entry in the app store: British timetable train search of cross country as an iPhone application available the route planner developed by the software company HCon for the iPhone has now the distribution partner Kadfire Ltd. entered the British market received. The timetable of CrossCountry now also the British take trains after the Austrians and Danes more comfortable to their destination. The mobile route planner train search travelers with all relevant railway timetables for short-haul and long-haul connections. By the individual timetable departure plans and maps up down to clues to the nearest train stations all the important information available at any time. The iPhone displays not only timetable data for the entire schedule from England, Wales and Scotland: whether travellers or greeters live and currently they experience at any time, whether your train is on time or whether errors exist and what alternative connections. The engineering company HCon has the route planner SCOTTY mobile with the oBB (Austrian Federal Railways) is realized for the iPhone as well as the Danish timetable Rejseplanen. More information is housed here: Abbey Martin.

The applications based on the timetable information system HAFAS. The leading HCon timetable information system will be established in 18 countries. HAFAS for the iPhone for CrossCountry includes all British short-haul and long-haul connections. The nearest stations are displayed based on the current position. Actual arrival times, track number and duration of footpaths can easily be read on the display. Also the traveler learns how much time until you reach the exit, and whether the desired connection can still be achieved.

Connection details provide information about stops and the train equipment. Maps to facilitate the orientation. A favorite feature for stations and connections plus auto history for last made queries is also integrated. As Britain’s biggest railway operates cross country on a network of more than 1400 miles with over 100 stations, from Aberdeen to Penzance, Bournemouth to Manchester and Stansted to Cardiff. Over 30 million passengers annually around 16 million miles with cross country drive trains. The company employs around 1700 people. Train search for the iPhone has realized together with the Stuttgart-based company CaperWhite HCon, a software company specialising in the development of iPhone applications.