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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. 0634 0711 0811 0903 0934 1005 1105 1149 1235 1320 1356
Bishops' Haltd. 0647 0724 0824 - 0947 1018 1118 1202 - 1333 1409
Cayleigh Bridged. 0704 0741 0841 - 1004 1035 1135 1219 - 1350 1426
Dozy Bankd. 0724 0801 0901 - 1024 1055 1155 1239 - 1410 1446
Eyrevillea. 0737 0814 0914 0956 1037 1108 1208 1252 1328 1423 1459
Foul Streetd. 0755 - 0932 1014 - 1126 1226 - 1346 1441 -
Gravillenotd. 0811 - 0948 1030 - 1142 1242 - 1402 1457 -
High Browa. 0830 - 1007 1049 - 1201 1301 - 1421 1516 -
What time does the first train depart from from Aytown Central? Correct Wrong
What time does the 0903 train from Aytown Central arrive in Eyreville? Correct Wrong
What time does the 0932 train from Foul Street arrive in High Brow? Correct Wrong
How many stops does the 1320 train make on its journey from Aytown Central to High Brow? Correct Wrong
How many minutes does the journey from Foul Street to High Brow take? Correct Wrong
How many minutes does the journey from Bishops' Halt to Eyreville take? Correct Wrong
How may minutes less does it take the 0903 train from Aytown Central to get Eyreville than the 0934 train?

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If you arrive at Gravillenot at 11:1am how many minutes will you have to wait for the next train to depart for High Brow?

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If you arrive at Cayleigh Bridge at 8am what is the earliest time you could be at Eyreville?

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If you have to be in High Brow by 1pm 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.

When you have got all of the questions correct you may want to print out this page and paste it into your exercise book. If you keep your work in an ePortfolio you could take a screen shot of your answers and paste that into your Maths file.

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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

Answers to this exercise are available lower down this page when you are logged in to your Transum account. If you don’t yet have a Transum subscription one can be very quickly set up if you are a teacher, tutor or parent.

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Example

The video above is from RawMaths.

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

Don't wait until you have finished the exercise before you click on the 'Check' button. Click it often as you work through the questions to see if you are answering them correctly. You can double-click the 'Check' button to make it float at the bottom of your screen.

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