A useful smartphone app, known as the Train ticket app is introduced by CrossCountry trains. This app can be benefited by smartphone users for free of cost. This free app gives user's information regarding the train times and train fares. What's more, this app can be used to download digital tickets which make travelling convenient and easy.
This app is not just applicable for CrossCountry routes, but the users can plan and buy tickets for all journeys all over the UK. 'Guide to cheap train tickets' lets the users compare the train tickets and go for the best deals.
Richard Dilks, Which? Trains expert said that anything that makes train journey easy is good. The app from CrossCountry is very useful and it can be hoped that other train companies also launch such services.
However, the downloading ticket can face problems, so make sure they work for you. This app can be used to purchase 'm-tickets' for more than 2,000 CrossCountry Advance fare journeys. When a smartphone user purchases the ticket, it is stored on the phone with a barcode that is scanned by ticket inspectors.
Although, the app allows tickets for other routes to be purchases it needs to printed or collected from the train stations. Booking fees is not applicable for the tickets purchases through the app.
iPhone, Blackberry, Android and Nokia app stores offers the CrossCountry app and users can download them from them.