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ScotRail is now Britain’s first train operating company to publish data on its trains’ type and carriage length in real time.
The operator has partnered with rail information provider realtimetrains.co.uk to share live information on the use of carriages and allocation of trains.
In addition to visiting Realtime Trains, customers can still use the free app to check how many carriages their train, and how busy the service will be.
Rail enthusiasts will also be able to log on to the website to find out the unique number of the train in use.
“Keeping our customers informed in real time is key to improving their experience travelling with ScotRail.
“We are committed to finding new ways to provide even more information and this partnership will give unprecedented access to real time data.”
Tom Cairns, Owner of Realtime Trains, said:
“I’m delighted that ScotRail have agreed to be the first passenger operator to publish this data.
“This has long been one of the most commonly requested pieces of information, from both commuters and enthusiasts alike, so it is great to be able to make this available online, on demand.”
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