NRE Darwin Web Service (Public)

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About

The Darwin Web Service (Public) is a SOAP API which allows quick and easy access to arrivals and departures from a rail station. It is the same web service which powers the Live Departure Boards website.

Having problems with the API? Check out the troubleshooting notes.

API

The API uses SOAP, which is not necessarily a developer's first choice. Check out the Huxley API proxy, which can be used to put a lightweight JSON endpoint in front of the API.

Example code to consume the service is available for the following languages:

Detail

The OpenLDB (Public) provides a SOAP 1.2 endpoint which supports the following operations;

GetArrBoardWithDetails
GetArrDepBoardWithDetails
GetArrivalBoard
GetArrivalDepartureBoard
GetDepartureBoard
GetDepBoardWithDetails
GetFastestDepartures
GetFastestDeparturesWithDetails
GetNextDepartures
GetNextDeparturesWithDetails
GetServiceDetails

Sample code


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