Press Release


NAVITIME JAPAN Launches iPhone Application for UK

Tokyo, Japan -- September 13, 2010 -- NAVITIME JAPAN today announced the release of the "Journey Pro by NAVITIME" iPhone application, serving travellers using public transportation in the UK. The "Journey Pro by NAVITIME" application provides tube and railroad transit search; departure board and closure information; and an interactive railroad map.


The application is available for free at the iPhone App Store. Features of the "Journey Pro by NAVITIME" application include:

-- Interactive railroad map: Zoomable interactive maps of the National Rail and London tube networks let you set From/To stations to obtain route plans. Journey date/times can be set to depart immediately, depart/arrive at a certain time or the last service.

-- Live information: Provides service information regarding line closures, service delays, and weekend closures for the London Tube, Docklands Light Railway (DLR) and London Overground.

-- Departure board information for the London Tube: Displays information from the departure board.

-- Station facility information: Provides information regarding lavatories; escalator/elevators; parking; ATM; and telephone information.


The following public transportation services and areas are covered in this application:

-- London Tube: All areas; 11 lines; 268 stations

-- Docklands Light Railway (DLR): All areas; 1 line; 40 stations

-- London Overground: All areas; 1 line; 78 stations

-- National Rail: All of Great Britain; 25 operators; 2678 stations


The application is compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and iPod Touch (3rd Gen.), requiring iPhone OS version iOS 4.0 and above.

Further details about the application is available at



Headquartered in Tokyo, NAVITIME JAPAN has been providing navigation services on mobile phones since 2001. The multi-modal path-finding and voice navigation solution "NAVITIME" has won numerous awards, and currently serves over 4 million subscribers. NAVITIME JAPAN also develops and licenses route search engines; provides ASP services for route search and map distribution; and operates white label navigation services for mobile operators.

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1. About the company

Company name    : NAVITIME JAPAN CO.,LTD.

Address           : 3-8-38 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062 Japan

President             : Keisuke Ohnishi, Ph.D.

URL                     :

Business              : 1. Development and licensing of route search and map drawing engines

2. Development and licensing of route search data and drawing site chart data formats

3. Development of position information processing system


NAVITIME is a trademark in the U.S. and other countries.



2. Service lines



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London Tube


Bakerloo Line, Central Line, Circle Line, District Line,  Hammersmith & City Line, Jubilee Line,  Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line, Waterloo & City Line

Docklands Light Railway (DLR)



London Overground



National Rail


Arriva Trains Wales, c2c, Chiltern Railways, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, First Capital Connect, First Great Western, First Hull Trains, First TransPennine Express, Gatwick Express, Grand Central, Great North Eastern Railway, Heathrow Connect,  Heathrow Express, Island Line Trains, London Eastern Railway, London Midland,  Merseyrail, Northern Rail, ScotRail, South West Trains, Southeastern, Southern, Virgin Trains, Wrexham & Shropshire



 3. iPhone Application Screenshots