Train TimetablesAn interactive exercise on reading and creating train timetables and making time calculations. 
This is level 4: fill in the train timetable using the 24hr* format using the nine clues below. All trains travel at the same speed and pause the same amount of time at each station.
Trains take six minutes to travel from Spuley to Rebbit
Trains leave Follin fifteen minutes after they left Bodgit
The Sunrise Train leaves Bodgit at 8am and it leaves Didums at 8:08am
Trains leave Didums twenty minutes after they left Niggle
The Milk Train leaves Follin at 5am
The Red Eye arrives at Rebbit at half past midnight
The Sunset Train leaves Spuley ten hours after the Sunrise Train did
The complete journey from Niggle to Rebbit takes 45 minutes
The Midday Train leaves Niggle at noon
InstructionsTry 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
Level 4  Fill in the train timetable using the 24hr format
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 doubleclick the 'Check' button to make it float at the bottom of your screen.
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