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RTT and things you may not know or realise

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by RalphW, Apr 13, 2014.

  1. mrKnowwun

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    Invaluable service, ditto'd as well
     
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    MellishR Part of the furniture Friend

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    Sorry, I don't understand. What was done, and how does that cause actual times in the afternoon to be shown but not those in the morning?
     
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    System was down early morning, when it restarted the times for this trip were not available.
     
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    typo on my part, down not done.
     
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    OK, thank you.
     
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    I had wanted to download the RTT app, but it doesn't appear to exist on the Android app store any more.

    Can anyone recommend an app that fulfills the same function? Most of the apps that come up seem to be about checking times of passenger trains, but not the network beyond that.

    Much obliged.
     
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    The RTT app only showed passenger services anyway I think. For charters, freight etc, you had to use the web site. I'm not aware of any apps that do this yet. You have to use the RTT or OpenTrainTimes web sites.
     
  10. RalphW

    RalphW Nat Pres stalwart Staff Member Administrator Friend

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    The RTT web site works OK on a phone.
    If you join Railcam, as well as the web cams you also get the track diagrams which link to RTT.
     
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    Yeah, it's not bad on a phone. The Railcam thing is a good tip, thanks.
     
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    Go to the RTT website, click on the 3 dots at the top and then add to home screen.
    Select station and in advanced choose operator wcrc,
     
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    On the day of any tour I use Traksy.
     
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    Another recommendation for Traksy, you get a much better idea of what’s going on than RTT.
     
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    They offer different things - I frequently have both up when travelling.
     
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    I prefer the diagrams in Railcam, but some may not like it because you have to pay a subscription..... but it also has the added attraction of the lineside webcams.
     
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    I’ve never subscribed, so can’t compare.


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    I'd never heard of Traksy, so I Googled it and had a look at it, I like the map view.
    Site now bookmarked, thanks for bringing it to my attention.
     
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    Ditto.
     
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    Traksy has better coverage but the maps on Open Train Times usually have better detail - so depending on where I am interested in I could have both open as well as RTT
     

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