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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. 0624 0709 0801 0848 0946 1044 1136 1213 1258 1354 1432
Bishops' Haltd. 0636 0721 0813 - 0958 1056 1148 1225 - 1406 1444
Cayleigh Bridged. 0656 0741 0833 - 1018 1116 1208 1245 - 1426 1504
Dozy Bankd. 0714 0759 0851 - 1036 1134 1226 1303 - 1444 1522
Eyrevillea. 0731 0816 0908 0945 1053 1151 1243 1320 1355 1501 1539
Foul Streetd. 0748 - 0925 1002 - 1208 1300 - 1412 1518 -
Gravillenotd. 0806 - 0943 1020 - 1226 1318 - 1430 1536 -
High Browa. 0821 - 0958 1035 - 1241 1333 - 1445 1551 -
What time does the first train depart from from Aytown Central? Correct Wrong
What time does the 1258 train from Aytown Central arrive in Eyreville? Correct Wrong
What time does the 1208 train from Foul Street arrive in High Brow? Correct Wrong
How many stops does the 1354 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 0848 train from Aytown Central to get Eyreville than the 0946 train?

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If you arrive at Gravillenot at 11:18am 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 9am 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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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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