National Public Transport Gazetteer (NPTG)

Openness rating:
Reason: Content of file appeared to be format "XML" 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: 25/09/2016
Open Data Certificate: Bronze 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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Format:
XML
Resource Openness:
Reason: Content of file appeared to be format "XML" 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: 25/09/2016
Quality Check:
  • Detected format:
    XML
  • Last checked: 25/09/2016
  • URL redirects to: http://naptan.app.dft.gov.uk/Datarequest/NPTG-metadata.xml
URL http://www.dft.gov.uk/nptg/snapshot/NPTG-metadata.xml
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