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= Open Rail Data Wiki =
 
  
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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Welcome to the Open Rail Data wiki, with information on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_data Open Data] available from the rail industry.
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If you are looking for information on the [http://datafeeds.networkrail.co.uk/ Network Rail Open Data] platform, which allows access to real-time train movement information, [[About_the_feeds|documentation is available for these feeds]].  There is also some  [[reference data]] which may be useful.
  
 
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.
 
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.
  
== Data already open ==
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A catalogue of [[OpenDataReleases|Open Data releases]] within in the industry has also been written.
 
 
=== Network Rail ===
 
 
 
* [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]].
 
* [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, with information on Open Data available from the rail industry.

If you are looking for information on the Network Rail Open Data platform, which allows access to real-time train movement information, documentation is available for these feeds. There is also some reference data which may be useful.

If you're looking for help, advice or just want to talk about rail data, join the Open Rail Data group on Google Groups. If you're looking to get involved, check out the projects page.

A catalogue of Open Data releases within in the industry has also been written.