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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. 0608 0644 0743 0816 0913 0957 1054 1134 1211 1259 1337
Bishops' Haltd. 0628 0704 0803 - 0933 1017 1114 1154 - 1319 1357
Cayleigh Bridged. 0641 0717 0816 - 0946 1030 1127 1207 - 1332 1410
Dozy Bankd. 0651 0727 0826 - 0956 1040 1137 1217 - 1342 1420
Eyrevillea. 0708 0744 0843 0906 1013 1057 1154 1234 1301 1359 1437
Foul Streetd. 0720 - 0855 0918 - 1109 1206 - 1313 1411 -
Gravillenotd. 0738 - 0913 0936 - 1127 1224 - 1331 1429 -
High Browa. 0750 - 0925 0948 - 1139 1236 - 1343 1441 -
What time does the first train depart from from Aytown Central? Correct Wrong
What time does the 0608 train from Aytown Central arrive in Eyreville? Correct Wrong
What time does the 1313 train from Foul Street arrive in High Brow? Correct Wrong
How many stops does the 1259 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 0816 train from Aytown Central to get Eyreville than the 0913 train?

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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?

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If you arrive at Cayleigh Bridge at 10am what is the earliest time you could be at Eyreville?

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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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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

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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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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