Reply to post: Re: Only 2,808 hours from Tulsa, only 117 days away from your arms

Now that's a train delay Upminster with which London travellers shall not put

William Towle
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Re: Only 2,808 hours from Tulsa, only 117 days away from your arms

> error in the data rather than a display malfunction [...] order of departure seems correct even though the time was way off.

(Could be the data, or it could be processing of the data? I'd err on the side of "timestamp displayed erroneously as an estimate" rather than "but that's *tomorrow*" as per the article - but I'm here to mention a related bork, not speculate on this one...)

Relatedly in the case of our local bus stop displays, you can see the last bus shown some time after it's definitely gone. Interesting cases (other than "it's an estimate, meh") include nights the clocks change; I'd hazard that the data's timestamp is in the new timezone at times the receiving terminals aren't (yet).

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