Mobile application Yandex.The train began to show the actual time of arrival and departure of suburban trains and to warn about being late. Now passengers can at any time to adjust their plans if the train is delayed.
The app follows the movement of the train, getting from the Railways the data on the time of departure from the stations on the route. These data are compared with the schedule, which is updated daily. If the train is late, the app warns about this. The user can see how much she’s arrived at a particular station and with what latency.
“Trains rarely deviate from the schedule. However, if this happens, passengers do not always easy to understand how long to wait. Now you can look at Yandex.Trains and to know how much the train was at the other stations and much late. If the passenger is in a hurry, it may be easier to get to your destination in another way — for example by bus or taxi” — said the head of Yandex.Trains Andrei Zharinov.
Yandex.The train shows the actual movement of all suburban trains on the territory of Russia except the Moscow Central ring. Now the information about delays is available in the Android app, iOS version and Yandex.The timesheet it will appear in the near future. Data about the movement of trains are provided within the framework of the cooperation agreement between Yandex and OAO “RZD”.
Download Yandex.Trains for iPhone and iPad at this link.