UK train timetable app ByTrain will shut down next year

ByTrain – an app which provides live service information on trains across the UK – has announced that its popular iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch app will be discontinued next year, today revealing that the service will no will not be accepting new ByTrain Pro subscribers before the app’s planned shutdown in 2023.

Created by developer Alexander MacLeod, the ByTrain app has been featured on The Apple Post over the years for providing one of the best services for UK rail commuters, allowing travelers to see live departures and arrivals so they don’t have to. any desired station, up-to-the-minute updates for any chosen service, operator-specific disruption information, push notifications in the event of a disruption, and more.

“Thank you for your continued support of ByTrain over the past six years! Unfortunately, it is with great sadness that I announce that ByTrain will be discontinued later next year,” ByTrain’s official Twitter account wrote. “If you have purchased a ByTrain Pro subscription, rest assured that ByTrain services will remain available until the end of your subscription. ByTrain is no longer accepting new ByTrain Pro subscribers.”

The reason for the service shutdown was not specified, The Apple Post has contacted the team for comment.

The ByTrain app receives regular updates since its release, most notable being the introduction of a “ByTrain Pro” premium subscription in 2020which offered Apple Watch support, London Underground line status and interruption notifications, and more

Picture: By Train

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