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  • Five apps to help you get home after the Christmas party
    Apps

    Five apps to help you get home after the Christmas party

    By 9 December 2013

    It's the run-up to Christmas and that means parties, and with parties comes the inevitable question of how you are going to get home. We have piled together a few apps from private drivers who can find you wherever you are, to live tube updates in case...

  • National Rail Enquiries offers iPhone app
    Phones

    National Rail Enquiries offers iPhone app

    By 17 March 2009

    National Rail Enquiries is offering an application for iPhone owners that will offer them train times, and more, on their handsets. As well as the travel information you'd find on the National Rail Enquiries site, the app uses the iPhone's built-in GPS...

  • Snow delays trains, even on the Internet
    Online

    Snow delays trains, even on the Internet

    By 2 February 2009

    "Trains delayed due to weather" is the usual excuse from the train companies around the UK, however it's not something you expect to hear when you try and access a website. It seems, though that the National Rail website has been inundated with so many...

  • National Rail launches "Lisa" a virtual human site assistant-bot
    Online

    National Rail launches "Lisa" a virtual human site assistant-bot

    By 19 July 2007

    If you need help to navigate yourself around the bewildering perplexities that is the UK's fragmented rail service, then Lisa could help. Lisa is the new online virtual assistant available 24/7 on the Network Rail website. Click though to the site help...