National Public Transport Gazetteer (NPTG)

Openness rating:
Reason: Content of file appeared to be format "CSV" which receives openness score: 3.
★★★★★  Linked data - data URIs and linked to other data (e.g. RDF)
★★★★☆  Linkable data - served at URIs (e.g. RDF)
★★★☆☆  Structured data in open format (e.g. CSV)
★★☆☆☆  Structured data but proprietry format (e.g. Excel)
★☆☆☆☆  Unstructured data (e.g. PDF)
Score updated: 01/09/2015
Open Data Certificate: Raw Level
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NPTG is a database of localities (cities, towns, villages and other settlements) in Great Britain. It provides a common frame of reference for the National Public Access Nodes (NaPTAN) schema and other UK Public Transport Information schemas such as JourneyWeb. The appropriate naming and geospatial location of towns and places is vital for providing effective place and stop finding in on-line journey planners and other passenger information systems. Names are those that would be used by the people that reside or work in that place; the geospatial location is selected to optimise journey planning and other passenger information usage. The NPTG XML schema is used to distribute topographic data from the NPTG database to the local Administrative Areas who administer NaPTAN data, as well as other downstream Public Transport Information systems such as journey planners.

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Last updated: 10/05/2014
Format:
XML
Resource Openness:
Reason: Content of file appeared to be format "HTML" which receives openness score: 0.
★★★★★  Linked data - data URIs and linked to other data (e.g. RDF)
★★★★☆  Linkable data - served at URIs (e.g. RDF)
★★★☆☆  Structured data in open format (e.g. CSV)
★★☆☆☆  Structured data but proprietry format (e.g. Excel)
★☆☆☆☆  Unstructured data (e.g. PDF)
Score updated: 01/09/2015
Quality Check:
  • Warning URL does not appear to be open data
  • Content of file appeared to be format "HTML" which receives openness score: 0.
  • Warning Detected format "HTML" does not match the format described by the publisher "XML"
  • Last checked: 01/09/2015
URL http://www.dft.gov.uk/nptg/snapshot/NPTG-metadata.xml
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