National Rail Enquiries

National Rail Enquiries

1,000,000 - 5,000,000 downloads

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National Rail Enquiries, the UK’s number one travel website, is proud to release the must-have app for every train traveller.

Now you can access detailed, real-time train information direct from your smartphone. So much more than a timetable, innovative technology enables you to track specific trains, find out about disruptions to your journey, and re-plan your journey on the go.

With unprecedented visibility and intuitive tools, the National Rail Enquiries app will transform your train travel experience, empowering you to catch the right train and complete your journey.


- My travel - One place for your favourite journeys and stations. Find the next train home and get relevant live updates at a glance
- Live trains - View real-time departures and arrivals boards for any station
- Progress tracking - From A to B and everything in between, find out exactly where a train is along a route
- Journey planner - Plan your journeys with up-to-the-minute travel information. Track the progress of trains and disruptions along your route
- Watch a train - Pin a train to My travel to watch its progress with a single tap
- Push notifications - Get disruption alerts as they happen
- Wake-up alerts - Avoid missing your stop or getting caught out when the train divides or arrives at its destination
- Tube and DLR - Plan your journey to or from London Zone 1 Underground and DLR stations
- Plan journeys between a station and a postcode
- Find out ticket prices
- Buy tickets via third party websites
- Widget featuring live train arrivals/departures between home and work stations
- Cycling facilities at your station
- Can you take your bicycle on your journey? Are reservations required? How many bicycle spaces are there?
- Tips for travelling with bicycles

Enhance your train travel experience - download the FREE National Rail Enquiries app today.

Please note:
- It is now possible to add planned journey details to your calendar as events. To allow this the app’s permissions regarding calendar events have been updated.
- Despite the permissions description, the app will not send email to guests without owner’s knowledge

Tags: railtime, national rail enquiries train updates.

Recently changed in this version

Based on customer feedback we've included the following new features:
• Twitter disruptions and TFL service indicator
• Swap direction in Journey Planner and Live Trains
• Various performance enhancements and bug fixes

Comments and ratings for National Rail Enquiries
  • (61 stars)

    by Amar Salah on 13/04/2014

    Excellent application

  • (61 stars)

    by Dee J on 13/04/2014

    Great for planning journey and tracking my train of a morning, not had any problems with it

  • (61 stars)

    by Andrew Daborn on 12/04/2014

    Frustrating to use - bad UI design. The time picker is annoying. Where can you select tube travel to London tickets? If you press the wrong thing during a ticket search you lose everything and have to start again. Poorly designed, overall. I prefer to wai

  • (61 stars)

    by Asim Liaquat on 12/04/2014

    Feels like a half working app. I think ill go back to using the mobile site as a shortcut on my home screen.

  • (61 stars)

    by Michael Hoing on 12/04/2014

    Works well times are perfect or close to never late for a train anymore

  • (61 stars)

    by Nicola Knight on 12/04/2014

    Just installed on m8, used it once before it started crashing. Unusable.

  • (61 stars)

    by Michael Lee on 12/04/2014

    It's good