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News nybble: Minor BusTimes update

Small update to the program – not an update to do with small buses Kevin Wells has released another version of BusTimes, his application that uses Wget to interrogate the Transport API website and return information about bus (and bus stop) timetables. The new version fixes a problem whereby, depending on the data source used […]

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News nybble: BusTimes 1.07 released

A new version of Kevin Wells’ BusTimes application has been released. The software’s purpose is to look up the timetables for buses and stops, and version 1.07 allows the user to interrogate the times at any given stop along the route of the bus at which they are currently looking. The software uses Wget to […]

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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: Save your bus route timetables

Following a similar facility being added recently to TrainTimes, Keven Wells has added a save facility to BusTimes – which performs a similar timetable look-up function as the first application, but for buses and stops rather than trains and stations. Kevin has also uploaded a short video demonstrating the new feature. Both pieces of software […]

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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 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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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 […]