For all our readers who use the London Underground, Andy Gore has posted this neat app that helps in navigating the vast network. From his blog
The application itself is basically a tool to assist users who utilize the London Underground. A complete list of functionality in this first release is as follows:
- Line Status – Live updates of the status of each of the tube lines.
- Tube Map – A version of the tube map with pinch/zoom enabled.
- Station lookup â€“ Lookup every station on the London Underground network.
- Live Departure Boards â€“ Display the live departure boards for certain tube station/tube line pairings.
- Stations Near Me â€“ Shows the ten nearest stations to the user within a 10 mile radius,
- Tube This Weekend â€“ Displays the planned disruptions to the tube lines/stations for the forthcoming weekend.
- Push Notifications â€“ Push notifications can be enabled to alert users of problems with each of the tube lines.