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TfL to tweet travel alerts

Transport for London (TfL) and Twitter are piloting a new service alerting passengers of severe delays on London Underground and TfL rail services as soon as they occur.

The world-first service will allow anyone who follows a combination of four existing TfL Twitter feeds - London Overground, TfL Rail, Central Line and District Line - to opt in and receive instant notifications about severe disruption.

Previously passengers had to search through their Twitter timelines for the relevant tweets. Now they will receive a direct message. Timing of the messages can be tailored for when passengers travel.

 

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  • Andrewjgwilt1989 - 16/06/2016 00:29

    Suppose it could be used for other passengers who use other tube lines and also used for DLR & TfL Rail (Elizabeth Line).

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