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How to reference a rail journey… and why it matters

6 Feb 2024 by Jonathan Raper

Your customers made a rail journey and it was late. Or it was early… or diverted. Or it may have been cancelled or even removed from the timetable.You might have had problems with your reservations… or there was no wifi. Or a particular service is overcrowded for part of the journey each day. A customer...

Ten years of TransportAPI and our managed services go from strength to strength

2 Nov 2022 by Jonathan Raper

TransportAPI was launched in 2012 with a vision to organise and scale all of public transport information through APIs to organisations and individuals everywhere. Transport for London was our launch customer when they approached us to provide Overground train departure boards using the newly released open rail data for the 2012 London Olympics. Since our...

Introducing the Home use plan for TransportAPI

11 Aug 2022 by Jonathan Raper

TransportAPI switched over to a more generous Free trial plan in September last year to enable us to showcase more of our managed services to our commercial users. As this free trial allowed access to a large amount of data we restricted it to 30 days as this is normally enough time for a commercial...

TransportAPI and Traveline are working together to explore open bus fares

6 Jul 2022 by Jonathan Raper

TransportAPI is delighted to announce that we have begun working on a discovery of open bus fares with Traveline this month. The Bus Services Act 2017 created a duty on operators to publish their fares for the first time and the DfT set up the Bus Open Data Service (BODS) to serve out the data....

TransportAPI evolves the free offer

16 Aug 2021 by Jonathan Raper

TransportAPI replaces its permanent but limited free service with a free trial with more access and more data

TransportAPI is becoming a Managed Service provider in Transport

24 Sep 2020 by Jonathan Raper

We are a band of self-confessed geeks here at TransportAPI, and we like to concentrate on delivery at scale and with high data quality. We have been delivering billions of data responses per year to large organisations such as First Group, National Express and Transport for the North (amongst others) since 2012 and we now...