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TfL to track Tube users in stations by their MAC addresses

Tom 38 Silver badge

Re: Why are they measuring?

What they want to know is how users are transiting the network. Currently, they could see a user got in to the underground in Liverpool St and got out at Paddington, but they have no idea whether they took "Circle Line clockwise", "Circle Line anti-clockwise", "Hammersmith and City", "Central to Oxford Circus, then Bakerloo", "Central to Notting Hill Gate then District", "Circle to KX, Piccadily to Earls Court, Circle to Paddington" (wouldn't recommend that one)...

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