TfL’s New Interactive Map Experience

Are you one of the thousands of daily visitors to London who have struggled to find their way on the London Underground, well like me you will be pleased to know that TfL are now trialing an interactive solution to all visitors to plan your route simply and easily. Powered by Acquire.


Interactive Map featured at Paddington Station

You will now have the ability to search for your chosen destination in real time and plot your journey both by being able to zoom into any part of the underground map, as well as use journey planner added to this amazing solution, you can see the walking times between each station to let you look at the quickest and simplest option. We have also added the full overground train services in case you need to build these destinations into your plan.

The new system has been a huge success as the live trials have shown us at Paddington and Cannon Street, the user friendly solution is providing quicker planning and has eased congestion in some circumstances with the end user choosing different options to travel. Listening to feedback from the trials will help develop the solution to integrate multi-language options, locations of interest search and simple payment options.

Pinch and Zoom feature on Interactive Overground Map

Pinch and Zoom feature on Interactive Overground Map

With almost 20 years in the software industry Acquire Digital has pioneered digital signage and interactive engagement solutions within retail and the service industry. Whilst providing our software to a global market we offer custom and off the shelf solutions, establishing ourselves as one of the industry key players with over 21,000 installations worldwide.

Why not see it in action for yourself and be one of the first to experience this new engaging solution in Paddington Station or Cannon Street.

The trials will deliver a simple and engaging solution. Acquire’s creative solution has been a good insight into future solutions and hope that this system will become the main way guests plan their journey in the near future. We anticipate that this solution will evolve with the traveller’s demands, whist our partnership with Acquire will grow
— Richard Platts | Interface Engineer | TfL
Jaydev Bulsara