Tiploc Records

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Tiploc records are contained within the SCHEDULE data feed, and provide information about the possible timing point locations in train schedules. For further details, see the TIPLOC page.

Record Layout

Tiploc records are encoded as a JSON hash with a key of "TiplocV1" and a value containing the location data, in the following layout:

TiplocV1:
 transaction_type
 tiploc_code
 nalco
 stanox
 crs_code
 description
 tps_description

Example JSON record

 {
   "TiplocV1": {
     "transaction_type": "Create",
     "tiploc_code": "BURGESH",
     "nalco": "548300",
     "stanox": "87971",
     "crs_code": "BUG",
     "description": "BURGESS HILL",
     "tps_description": "BURGESS HILL"
   }
 }

Tiploc Record Fields

Field Description
transaction_type create, update or delete. A full snapshot file will only contain create records. Daily updates may contain either.
tiploc_code TIPLOC of the location
nalco NLC (National Location Code)
stanox STANOX (Station Number)
crs_code CRS (Computer Reservation System) code. Now 3-Alpha Code.
description The short name of the location. Not populated for every location.
tps_description The name of the location


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