# Train Timetables

## An interactive exercise on reading train timetables and making time calculations.

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This is level 2: finding information from a train timetable. Give your time answers in 24 hour time format in the same way it is shown in the timetable.

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 Aytown Centrald. Bishops' Haltd. Cayleigh Bridged. Dozy Bankd. Eyrevillea. Foul Streetd. Gravillenotd. High Browa. 0608 0644 0743 0816 0913 0957 1054 1134 1211 1259 1337 0628 0704 0803 - 0933 1017 1114 1154 - 1319 1357 0641 0717 0816 - 0946 1030 1127 1207 - 1332 1410 0651 0727 0826 - 0956 1040 1137 1217 - 1342 1420 0708 0744 0843 0906 1013 1057 1154 1234 1301 1359 1437 0720 - 0855 0918 - 1109 1206 - 1313 1411 - 0738 - 0913 0936 - 1127 1224 - 1331 1429 - 0750 - 0925 0948 - 1139 1236 - 1343 1441 -
 What time does the first train depart from from Aytown Central? What time does the 0608 train from Aytown Central arrive in Eyreville? What time does the 1313 train from Foul Street arrive in High Brow? How many stops does the 1259 train make on its journey from Aytown Central to High Brow? How many minutes does the journey from Foul Street to High Brow take? How many minutes does the journey from Bishops' Halt to Eyreville take? How may minutes less does it take the 0816 train from Aytown Central to get Eyreville than the 0913 train? If you arrive at Gravillenot at 10:33am how many minutes will you have to wait for the next train to depart for High Brow? If you arrive at Cayleigh Bridge at 10am what is the earliest time you could be at Eyreville? If you have to be in High Brow by 10am at the latest what is the last train you can catch from Aytown Central?
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## Instructions

Try your best to answer the questions above. Type your answers into the boxes provided leaving no spaces. As you work through the exercise regularly click the "check" button. If you have any wrong answers, do your best to do corrections but if there is anything you don't understand, please ask your teacher for help.

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Level 1 - Highlighting journeys on a train timetable

Level 2 - Finding information from a train timetable

Level 3 - Finding information from a real train timetable

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The video above is from RawMaths.

You may also want to use a calculator to check your working. See Calculator Workout skill 12.

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