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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. 0623 0658 0728 0801 0840 0937 1024 1109 1142 1230 1307
Bishops' Haltd. 0635 0710 0740 - 0852 0949 1036 1121 - 1242 1319
Cayleigh Bridged. 0646 0721 0751 - 0903 1000 1047 1132 - 1253 1330
Dozy Bankd. 0702 0737 0807 - 0919 1016 1103 1148 - 1309 1346
Eyrevillea. 0714 0749 0819 0842 0931 1028 1115 1200 1223 1321 1358
Foul Streetd. 0725 - 0830 0853 - 1039 1126 - 1234 1332 -
Gravillenotd. 0736 - 0841 0904 - 1050 1137 - 1245 1343 -
High Browa. 0749 - 0854 0917 - 1103 1150 - 1258 1356 -
What time does the first train depart from from Aytown Central? Correct Wrong
What time does the 0801 train from Aytown Central arrive in Eyreville? Correct Wrong
What time does the 0830 train from Foul Street arrive in High Brow? Correct Wrong
How many stops does the 1230 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 0801 train from Aytown Central to get Eyreville than the 0840 train?

Correct Wrong
If you arrive at Gravillenot at 9:43am 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 11am what is the earliest time you could be at Eyreville?

Correct Wrong
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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