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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. 0615 0659 0737 0830 0902 0947 1046 1141 1239 1314 1406
Bishops' Haltd. 0625 0709 0747 - 0912 0957 1056 1151 - 1324 1416
Cayleigh Bridged. 0636 0720 0758 - 0923 1008 1107 1202 - 1335 1427
Dozy Bankd. 0646 0730 0808 - 0933 1018 1117 1212 - 1345 1437
Eyrevillea. 0702 0746 0824 0907 0949 1034 1133 1228 1316 1401 1453
Foul Streetd. 0712 - 0834 0917 - 1044 1143 - 1326 1411 -
Gravillenotd. 0727 - 0849 0932 - 1059 1158 - 1341 1426 -
High Browa. 0743 - 0905 0948 - 1115 1214 - 1357 1442 -
What time does the first train depart from from Aytown Central? Correct Wrong
What time does the 0830 train from Aytown Central arrive in Eyreville? Correct Wrong
What time does the 1326 train from Foul Street arrive in High Brow? Correct Wrong
How many stops does the 1314 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 0830 train from Aytown Central to get Eyreville than the 0902 train?

Correct Wrong
If you arrive at Gravillenot at 10:4am how many minutes will you have to wait for the next train to depart for High Brow?

Correct Wrong
If you arrive at Cayleigh Bridge at 9am what is the earliest time you could be at Eyreville?

Correct Wrong
If you have to be in High Brow by 2pm at the latest what is the last train you can catch from Aytown Central?

Correct Wrong
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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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