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Trainline adds 'crowd alert' feature that will tell people if their train will be dangerously busy

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Crowdsourced information about number of people on a given journey will warn people if it will be difficult to social distance
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Train app adds ‘Crowd Alert' feature to help users avoid busy journeys

Train app adds ‘Crowd Alert' feature to help users avoid busy journeys

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Caption: App flags busy trains to commuters so they can avoid them
Provider: Getty/Trainline/Crowd Alerts
The Trainline app is adding a feature to warn users about busy trains where it may not be possible to socially distance.
The new feature, known as Crowd Alerts, will use crowdsourced data from others on a train to establish how busy it is and alert others.
Trainline is rolling out the feature fully across its app following a two-week trial in selected areas.
Crowd Alerts become available when users tap the live tracker button for an upcoming journey in the Trainline app.
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