Thameslink passengers using St Pancras station will now benefit from clearer, more comprehensive information on seven new screens at the street-level entrance to the operator’s subterranean platforms.
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On trial until December 2020, the high-definition colour screen will provide passengers with easy-to-understand up-to-the-minute journey information.
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