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Christmas & New Year Timetable Data 2023-24

The Bus services around the Christmas and New Year period will often operate differently to normal weeks. 

The data for use in services such as the Department for Transport Bus Open Data Service , Traveline, journey planners, real time systems and mobile phone apps all need to be updated to reflect the changed operation. 

This advice deals with how to prepare data for the BODS and other systems to ensure that it is correct for the Christmas and New Year 2023-24 holiday period. 

The Coronation of The King and The Queen Consort Timetable Data

The Bus services around bank holidays will often operate differently to normal weeks. 

The data for use in services such as the Department for Transport Bus Open Data Service (BODS), Traveline, journey planners, real time systems and mobile phone apps all need to be updated to reflect the changed operation.

This advice deals with how to prepare data for the BODS service to ensure that it is correct for the The Coronation of The King and The Queen Consort holiday period.

CMS to PID Interface Protocol Part 2 – Core Content Messages

This document has been produced in conjunction with Transport for Wales.to support the standardisation of the interface between content management systems and displays.

This document is Part 2 covering Common Data Structures and Core Content Messages (applicable to all display types) and is part of a series of documents covering different aspects of the standard.

Traffic Light Priority Trigger Position File Format

In recent years, there has been renewed interest in the digital provision of priority to public transport at signalised junctions. 

Existing work from RTIG: specifically, the documents T008 andT031, provide the specification and methodology for the transmission of data from public service vehicles, such as buses and trams, to traffic signals. These provide technical frameworks to provide priority for public transport vehicles at signalised junctions in an interoperable manner.

Traffic Light Priority Trigger Position File Format Schema

In recent years, there has been renewed interest in the digital provision of priority to public transport at signalised junctions. 

Existing work from RTIG: specifically, the documents T008 andT031, provide the specification and methodology for the transmission of data from public service vehicles, such as buses and trams, to traffic signals. These provide technical frameworks to provide priority for public transport vehicles at signalised junctions in an interoperable manner.

Ghost Buses

This report specifically addresses one key customer challenge - the presentation of information about a journey for which a bus then does not appear at the customer location, often referred to as ghost buses.


It is an extract from the document RTIGT041 Accuracy and Quality of real Time Predictions and provides guidance on the causes of Ghost Buses.

Christmas & New Year Timetable Data 2022-23

The Bus services around the Christmas and New Year period will often operate differently to normal weeks. 

The data for use in services such as the Department for Transport Bus Open Data Service , Traveline, journey planners, real time systems and mobile phone apps all need to be updated to reflect the changed operation. 

This advice deals with how to prepare data for the BODS and other systems to ensure that it is correct for the Christmas and New Year 2022-23 holiday period.