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Timetables data

Timetables data provides details of a specific number, day, date,
route and time. You can download all the timetables data cached
on the service.

  • Format: TransXChange

    TransXChange

    TransXChange is the UK nationwide standard for exchanging bus schedules and related data. It is used for:

    • The electronic registration of bus routes
    • The Traffic Area Network
    • The exchange of bus routes with other computer systems such as journey planners and vehicle real-time tracking systems

    TransXChange is part of a family of coherent transport related XML standards that follow GovTalk guidelines. The latest transxchange profile used on BODS can be found here .

    GTFS

    GTFS

    The General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) is a data specification that allows public transit agencies to publish their transit data in a format that can be consumed by a wide variety of software applications. Today, the GTFS data format is used by thousands of public transport providers.

    More information on this can be found here .

  • TXC profile: TXC 2.4 PTI v1.1
  • Mode: Bus
  • File type: ZIP file
  • Update frequency: Daily 6:00 am and 6:00 pm GMT

Location data

Location data provides the most recent real time vehicle
position cached on the service. You can download all current
bus location data.

  • Format: SIRI-VM

    SIRI-VM

    The Service Interface for Real-time Information (SIRI) specifies a European interface standard for exchanging information about the planned, current or projected performance of real-time public transport operations between different computer systems. The latest UK profile of SIRI can be found here .

    GTFS-RT

    GTFS-RT

    GTFS Realtime is a feed specification that allows public transportation agencies to provide realtime updates about their fleet to application developers. It is an extension to GTFS (General Transit Feed Specification), an open data format for public transportation schedules and associated geographic information.

    To learn more about GTFS-RT please visit here.

  • Mode: Bus
  • File type: ZIP file
  • Update frequency: Every 10 seconds

Fares data

You can download all fares data cached on the service.

  • Format: NeTEx

    NeTEx

    NeTEx provides a means to exchange data for passenger information such as stops, routes timetables and fares, among different computer systems, together with related operational data. It can be used to collect and integrate data from many different stakeholders, and to reintegrate it as it evolves through successive versions.

    More information on this can be found here .

  • NeTEx profile: v1.1
  • Mode: Bus
  • File type: ZIP file
  • Update frequency: Daily 6:00 am and 6:00 pm GMT