Apple has announced that it is now offering comprehensive transit data for its customers in the United Kingdom for the first time.
Bus, train and tram routes have been added in major cities such as Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds, Glasgow and Cardiff, well as other regions across England, Scotland and Wales. This is the first time such data has been made available on Apple’s preinstalled Maps application since the removal of Google Maps, which took place in 2012 with the launch of iOS 6.
Apple Maps supports the National Rail network, working with partners such as CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, Grand Central, Northern Rail and Virgin Trains.
Despite a rollout across the United Kingdom, transit coverage remains unavailable in Belfast and the rest of Northern Ireland.