[Talk-transit] Naptan import

Thomas Wood grand.edgemaster at gmail.com
Mon Jul 20 14:35:05 BST 2009

2009/7/20 Peter J Stoner <stonerpj at mytraveline.info>:
> In message on 20 Jul 2009,  Ed Loach wrote:
>> I'm assuming that the naptan import when it happens will be as at a
>> certain point in time, and won't include any new bus stops since that
>> time?
>> I'm asking because a bus route has changed in the last week or so that
>> now passes my house both ways instead of just one way and rather than
>> add bus stops on the other side of the road they've added a taped
>> message "Buses stop here and opposite" to each of the existing bus
>> stops on the road.
> Ed
> If the Transport authority has done its job properly then we will
> expect to see Custom and Practice stops appear in NaPTAN opposite the
> marked stops.
> It may be that the stick on labels are temporary and that bus stop
> poles will appear on the other side of the road in due course, at
> which point the status of the stop in NaPTAN should change from CUS to
> MKD.
> Neither Traveline nor DfT have given an undertaking to provide updates
> of the data.  However I believe OSM has been able to take a refresh
> recently.
> Best wishes
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The refreshed data is yet to be downloaded, so depending on the
responsiveness of the LA, the stops may be in there by the time I get
around to finalising the import.

Thomas Wood

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