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Welcome to the Open Rail Data Wiki, which has information on the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_data Open Data] available from the rail industry in Great Britain.
  
You've come to the right place if you're looking for information on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_data Open Data] available from the UK's rail industry.
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* If you're developing an application using real-time data, the [[TRUST_vs_Darwin|TRUST vs Darwin]] article will help you decide which feed to use.
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* If you're looking for help with using Open Rail Data, the [https://groups.google.com/d/forum/openraildata-talk Open Rail Data Talk] mailing list is an excellent place to seek advice
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* The [[Rail_Data_FAQ|FAQ]] contains answers to a number of common questions, including a comparison of the different types of data available
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* Our [https://github.com/openraildata Github organisation] is a central place to put code examples and anything that you think will help other users - contact [https://github.com/poggs/ poggs] if you want to join
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* If you want to suggest a set of data that the industry should open up, fill out the [https://docs.google.com/a/poggs.co.uk/forms/d/1UXyrhAUctU62L_h8bmLSxFusHs0--B1KkH260u-D_Ds/viewform form here]. Check that the data isn't already on the [[Wish_List|wish-list]] before submitting!
  
== Data already open ==
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If you're planning a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hackathon hackathon], hack-day or an event using the rail industry's Open Data, [mailto:peter.hicks@poggs.co.uk Peter Hicks], who curates the wiki and mailing list, will be happy to talk and possibly come along and talk about the data.
  
=== Network Rail ===
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* [http://datafeeds.networkrail.co.uk/ Real-time running data]. This platform provides real-time train movement information from Network Rail's internal systems.  You will need a reasonable level of technical skill to interpret the data.
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* The [https://orrprdpubreg1.z33.web.core.windows.net/index.html Office of Rail Regulation's Public Register] is available to browse
* [http://www.networkrail.co.uk/aspx/10563.aspx Sectional Appendicies], containing detailed information of lines, routes, junctions and permitted speeds.
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* There is documentation for the [[Atoc_Industry_Data|ATOC Rail Industry Data]] releases being worked on
* [http://www.networkrail.co.uk/browseDirectory.aspx?dir=\Timetables\Working%20Timetable%20(WTT)&root=\Timetables\Working%20Timetable%20(WTT) Working Timetables] - schedules for passenger, empty passenger, freight and infrastructure trains.
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* There is some [[ReferenceData|reference data]] which may be useful to you in conjunction with the Network Rail feeds
* [http://www.networkrail.co.uk/aspx/3741.aspx Rules of the Route/Rules of the Plan], Data relating to planned engineering blockades and constraints on timetable planning.
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* If you're looking to get involved, check out the [[Projects|projects]] page.
  
=== Railway Safety and Standards Board ===
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There's also a catalogue of [[OpenDataReleases|data released by the industry]], some of which is not strictly [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_data Open Data], but is not restrictively licensed.
 
 
* [http://www.rgsonline.co.uk/ RGS Online], providing access to current and withdrawn Railway Group Standards (the 'Rule Book'), Rail Industry Approved Codes of Practice (RACOPs), guidance notes and and Rail Industry Standards.
 
 
 
=== Office of Rail Regulation ===
 
 
 
* [http://www.rail-reg.gov.uk/server/show/nav.1863 National Rail Trends], including Signals Passed at Danger (SPADs), volume of freight movement, historical Public Performance Measure data, passenger train revenue and temporary speed restrictions.
 
 
 
=== ATOC ===
 
 
 
* [http://data.atoc.org/ Passenger timetable data] from [http://www.atoc.org/ ATOC]
 
 
 
=== Transport for London ===
 
 
 
* [http://www.tfl.gov.uk/businessandpartners/syndication/default.aspx TfL Developer Area], where you can sign up for access to numerous feeds, including live traffic camera images, real-time bus arrivals, Tube departure boards, station locations, a journey planner and tube disruption data.
 
 
 
== Community-written documentation ==
 
 
 
There is a growing set of documentation on the [[NetworkRailOpenData|Network Rail Open Data]] platform, in more detail than in the developer's guide.
 
 
 
* [[About the feeds]]
 
* [[Reference data]]
 
* [[Timetables]]
 
* [[Stanox|Stanox/Location Data]]
 

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Welcome to the Open Rail Data Wiki, which has information on the Open Data available from the rail industry in Great Britain.

  • If you're developing an application using real-time data, the TRUST vs Darwin article will help you decide which feed to use.
  • If you're looking for help with using Open Rail Data, the Open Rail Data Talk mailing list is an excellent place to seek advice
  • The FAQ contains answers to a number of common questions, including a comparison of the different types of data available
  • Our Github organisation is a central place to put code examples and anything that you think will help other users - contact poggs if you want to join
  • If you want to suggest a set of data that the industry should open up, fill out the form here. Check that the data isn't already on the wish-list before submitting!

If you're planning a hackathon, hack-day or an event using the rail industry's Open Data, Peter Hicks, who curates the wiki and mailing list, will be happy to talk and possibly come along and talk about the data.

Network Rail National Rail Enquiries
About the Network Rail feeds About the National Rail Enquiries feeds

There's also a catalogue of data released by the industry, some of which is not strictly Open Data, but is not restrictively licensed.