Useful Apps

Good Beer Guide

Good Beer Guide Mobile makes the ideal companion to the printed Good Beer Guide. Wherever you are, or wherever you are going, get information on local Good Beer Guide pubs and beers available on your mobile phone.
You can now download Good Beer Guide Mobile for free from the Apple App Store & the AndroidTM Play Store. This basic version of the app will let you trial the search functionality of the full app and give you access to a limited number of pub listings from the latest edition of CAMRA's Good Beer Guide.
find out more... www.camra.org.uk/gbgmobile

Cask Marque

Available free for iPhone and Android phones, download CaskFinder to find Cask Marque pubs selling great quality Real Ale. View tasting notes for over 1,400 cask ales, brewed by over 200 British breweries, as well as details of beer festivals around the country and more.
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National Express West Midlands

Passengers can keep track of hundreds more buses at the touch of a button following a major boost to real time information on a free smartphone application. More than 75 per cent of the region's buses are now providing live updates to transport authority Centro's Network West Midlands app.
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National Rail Enquiries

Now you can access detailed, real-time train information direct from your smartphone. So much more than a timetable, innovative technology enables you to track specific trains, find out about disruptions to your journey, and re-plan your journey on the go.
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The Trainline

Plan journeys and search for train times from your phone. Access train times information from the official national rail timetable (updated throughout the day). View live departure boards with fastest train highlighting (iPhone app only)
Buy tickets on the go.
Buy tickets for any UK route.
Buy right up until 10 minutes before boarding the train and collect from over 1,000 stations.
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