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News nybble: TrainTimes gains HTML output

Kevin Wells has released an update to TrainTimes, bringing it up to version 1.11. The software uses Wget to interrogate the TransportAPI website and return information about train and station timetables, and one of the improvements in this release is that users no longer need to register themselves with the TransportAPI site for their own […]

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News nybble: TrainTimes updated to avoid crashes

No, no, not train crashes, you fools – application crashes! Kevin Wells has released an updated version of his TrainTimes application, which can be used to look up the trains due at a given station, to help planning any upcoming trips. Version 1.10 benefits from a bug fix that prevents it crashing when first run […]

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News nybble: TrainTimes gains save facility

Kevin Wells’ wget-based application for retrieving railway station timetables from the TransportAPI website can now save those timetables as either a text or CSV file, ready for loading into other applications. Now at version 1.08, TrainTimes is a free download, and Kevin has uploaded a short video demonstrating the new feature.

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News nybble: TrainTimes gains crystal ball feature

Having recently updated his BusTimes application to allow forward planning for trips on the bus, Kevin Wells has now given the same treatment to TrainTimes. The application, which allows you to look at what trains are due at a specified station, can now do so at a date and time of your choosing. He has […]

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News nybble: TrainTimes 1.06 now available

Kevin Wells has released another update to his TrainTimes application, which uses Wget to display information about trains due at any given UK railway station via the TransportAPI website, and thence about those trains themselves. The update to version 1.06 contains a few small fixes. Firstly, When the number of trains due is either ten […]

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News nybble: TrainTimes 1.05 arriving now

Kevin Wells has released another update to his TrainTimes application. The software, which uses Wget to interrogate the Transport API site, presents the user about trains due at a chosen station. Clicking on a button for any of those trains will reveal stations and times for that train’s route – and the new feature in […]

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News nybble: TrainTimes updated

Kevin Wells has released an updated version of TrainTimes, his application for finding out the times of trains due in at a given railway station. The update brings with it a similar function to the not unrelated BusTimes, in that it now politely informs you when there are no trains expected at the station (though […]

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StreetFix fixed

TrainTimes also fixed, but that ruins the play on words in the title! Kevin Wells has released small updates to two of his applications, StreetFix and TrainTimes. In both cases, the updates address bugs in the programs, with one of those bugs shared by both.

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Snippets – 14th August, 2018

A round-up of news items found anywhere but the RISCOSitory news submission address! With time rarely being on my side, I’m always glad when people who release software or other resources for RISC OS, or who do anything else relevant to the platform let me know about it by sending their news to the email […]

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Arriving on the platform now: Train times

TrainTimes is a new application from Kevin Wells. Less astute readers might assume that’s some kind of newspaper for train spotters, but everyone else will surely realise it’s actually for viewing the times that trains are due. The application can display the times for up to the next eight trains that are due at any […]