We have now launched our Easy Fares API. The Easy Fares API provides relevant and useful data on all fares that are not seasons or carnets, ranging from valid walk-up fares through to fares which are valid with a smartcard. (Seasons, carnets and rovers/rangers are already covered by our existing APIs.) Before I dive into … Continue reading “Welcome Easy Fares!”
Category: Technical Systems
Introducing our APIs!
Just keeping people up-to date with what we are currently working on at BR Fares. I wanted to write about our APIs, which we launched several months ago. See link below: https://www.brfares.com/api/ Why we chose to sell APIs? We chose to start selling our APIs because we saw a need to provide better quality and … Continue reading “Introducing our APIs!”
Family Areas on Trains – a good idea?
I would relish the opportunity to travel more often with my son and daughter on trains! Both love an adventure, and watching the world pass by out of the train window fills them with a sense of awe. If trains contained consistently-designated areas for parents travelling with very young children — Family-friendly Spaces — we … Continue reading “Family Areas on Trains – a good idea?”
Finding the Best Deal with BR Fares
Welcome back to the BR Fares blog! As you probably know if you have ever tried to book a train ticket, some amount of prior knowledge can be required to choose the best value ticket for your journey. For some people, whichever ticket is the cheapest is the one they are looking for, but this … Continue reading “Finding the Best Deal with BR Fares”
On-train Catering – could it be better advertised?
Availability and Prominence of information on train catering Does it affect your journey decisions? On-train catering on scheduled train services in Great Britain can be superb, really a reason to make the effort to choose to travel on a particular train operator (TOC) or train. For example, a while back I needed to travel from … Continue reading “On-train Catering – could it be better advertised?”