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= Open Rail Data Wiki =
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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 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!
  
If you're looking for help, advice or just want to talk about rail data, join the [https://groups.google.com/d/forum/openraildata-talk Open Rail Data] group on Google Groups.  If you're looking to get involved, check out the [[Projects|projects]] page.
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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.
  
== Data already open ==
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=== Network Rail ===
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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
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* There is documentation for the [[DTD|Rail Industry Data]] available
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* There is some [[ReferenceData|reference data]] which may be useful to you in conjunction with the Network Rail feeds
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* If you're looking to get involved, check out the [[Projects|projects]] page.
  
* [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.  There is [[About_the_feeds|community-written documentation about the feeds]] available, as well as [[reference data]].
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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.networkrail.co.uk/aspx/10563.aspx Sectional Appendicies], containing detailed information of lines, routes, junctions and permitted speeds.
 
* [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.
 
* [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.
 
 
 
=== Railway Safety and Standards Board ===
 
 
 
* [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] in [[Common Interchange File format]]
 
 
 
=== 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.
 
 
 
=== High Speed Two Ltd ===
 
 
 
* [http://data.gov.uk/dataset/hs2-gis-route Data.gov.uk] details the route of the planned HS2 line. It is ESRI shapefile format. Licenced under Open Government Licence (OGL)
 
 
 
=== British Transport Police ===
 
 
 
* [http://data.gov.uk/dataset/btp-crimes-recorded-january-2012 Data.gov.uk] has crime stats for stations and trains in Jan to August 2012
 
 
 
=== OpenStreetMap.org ===
 
 
 
[[OpenStreetMap]] contains most (need confirmation of this) of the UK rail network. Stations appear to be flagged with naptan:AtcoCode and/or CSR Ref and have train routes associated with them. The Osmosis application could be used to pull nodes and ways from an OSM planet dump/extract.
 
 
 
=== Useful links for non-UK data ===
 
 
 
Some of this data is fully open, other data is available for casual use but without clear licensing conditions.
 
 
 
* [http://data.sncf.com SNCF Open Data] is the open data project from French national operator, SNCF. The data itself is in beta (e.g. only covering some regions), with full open datasets anticipated soon.
 
 
 
* [http://www.ns.nl/api/home NS API for all Dutch trains] is a great, simple API including stations, schedules, and realtime feeds.
 
 
 
* [http://www.opendatacity.de/zugmonitor-api Zugmonitor API] gives access to the data used for the [http://zugmonitor.sueddeutsche.de Zugmonitor project]. The API is only for non-commercial use, with full open data a question for Deutsche Bahn.
 
 
 
* [http://project.irail.be Irail] is a Belgian non-profit initiative with the aim of opening up transportation data.
 
 
 
* [http://thedatahub.org/user/jgcasta CKAN Spain railways data] gives access to stations, lines and investments in Spain ADIF and FEVE. [http://www.iderail.es More information in Spanish ]
 

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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 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.