You may have noticed there are some new Kiosks that have been dotted around Southend. Complementing the Ideas in Motion website, these Kiosks will allow you to access all sorts of useful information to help you travel better around Southend and beyond when you’re out and about
The Kiosks have maps of the local area and information about popular destinations and local attractions in Southend and Essex. There’s also information about how to get where you’re going, whether you’re walking, travelling by bike, bus or train, or even heading to the airport. This means information about quiet paths and cycle routes, and up-to-date information about bus services, rail departures and flights.
On top of all that, there’s also a brand new national journey planner which will tell you exactly how you can get from A to B, wherever you’re going in the country. The journey planner knows which Kiosk you’re at and will plan your journey from there – just enter your destination and it does the rest, giving you different options and a written plan for your entire journey. That means if your journey includes different stages, it’ll display expected journey times for your chosen destination by bus, train, walking or cycling.
So, next time you’re out and about give one a spin and find out more about travelling in Southend. You can currently find the Kiosks on Southend High Street – outside WHSmiths and outside the Royals Shopping Centre. Inside the Southend Travel Centre – Internal with live rail departure information and Hamlet Court Road – Between the inbound bus stop and the car park
Or you can use this I kiosk map in the Helpful Info section.