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Interpreting Timetables: When's the Next Train? (2)

In this worksheet, students read information and answer questions based on a railway timetable.

'Interpreting Timetables: When's the Next Train? (2)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Statistics

Curriculum subtopic:  Complete, Read and Interpret Tables

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, answer the questions based on a railway timetable.

Train   

Windsor and Eton 4:20 4:50
5:50
Datchet
5:00
6:00
Staines 5:00 5:30 6:00 6:30
Ashford 5:25 5:55 6:25
Richmond 5:40 6:10 6:40
Clapham Juction 6:00 6:30 7:00 7:30
London Waterloo 6:20 6:50 7:20 7:50

Example 
Question 1  Which train doesn't stop at Datchet?

Answer 1    The 4:20 train from Windsor and Eton (there is a gap here)

 

Question 2  How long does it take to get from Ashford to Clapham Junction?

Answer 2    35 minutes (e.g. 5:25 to 6:00)

 

 

Windsor and Eton 1:20 1:45
2:35
Datchet
2:00
2:50
Staines 1:50 2:15 2:40 3:05
Ashford 2:05 2:30 2:55
Richmond 2:20 2:45 3:10
Clapham Juction 2:40 3:05 3:30 3:55
London Waterloo 2:50 3:15 3:40 4:05

From the given timetable, answer the question.

Which train doesn't stop at Ashford

2:50 train from Datchet

1:20 train from Windsor and Eton

 

Windsor and Eton 1:20 1:45
2:35
Datchet
2:00
2:50
Staines 1:50 2:15 2:40 3:05
Ashford 2:05 2:30 2:55
Richmond 2:20 2:45 3:10
Clapham Juction 2:40 3:05 3:30 3:55
London Waterloo 2:50 3:15 3:40 4:05

From the given timetable, answer the question.

Which train doesn't stop at  two stations?

2:40 train from Staines

2:35 train from Windsor and Eton

 

Windsor and Eton 1:20 1:45
2:35
Datchet
2:00
2:50
Staines 1:50 2:15 2:40 3:05
Ashford 2:05 2:30 2:55
Richmond 2:20 2:45 3:10
Clapham Juction 2:40 3:05 3:30 3:55
London Waterloo 2:50 3:15 3:40 4:05

From the given timetable, answer the question.

How long does the journey from Windsor and Eton to London Waterloo take? 

130 mins

90 mins

170mins

 

Windsor and Eton 1:20 1:45
2:35
Datchet
2:00
2:50
Staines 1:50 2:15 2:40 3:05
Ashford 2:05 2:30 2:55
Richmond 2:20 2:45 3:10
Clapham Juction 2:40 3:05 3:30 3:55
London Waterloo 2:50 3:15 3:40 4:05

From the given timetable, answer the question.

How often do trains run from Staines on this line?

 

every 25 minutes

every 20 minutes

 

Windsor and Eton 1:20 1:45
2:35
Datchet
2:00
2:50
Staines 1:50 2:15 2:40 3:05
Ashford 2:05 2:30 2:55
Richmond 2:20 2:45 3:10
Clapham Juction 2:40 3:05 3:30 3:55
London Waterloo 2:50 3:15 3:40 4:05

From the given timetable, answer the question.

How many minutes does it take to get from Clapham Juction to London Waterloo?

 

 

Windsor and Eton 1:20 1:45
2:35
Datchet
2:00
2:50
Staines 1:50 2:15 2:40 3:05
Ashford 2:05 2:30 2:55
Richmond 2:20 2:45 3:10
Clapham Juction 2:40 3:05 3:30 3:55
London Waterloo 2:50 3:15 3:40 4:05

From the given timetable, answer the question.

I want to get to London Waterloo by 3:30.

Which is the better train to take from Ashford?

 

the 2:30 train

the 2:55 train

 

Windsor and Eton 1:20 1:45
2:35
Datchet
2:00
2:50
Staines 1:50 2:15 2:40 3:05
Ashford 2:05 2:30 2:55
Richmond 2:20 2:45 3:10
Clapham Juction 2:40 3:05 3:30 3:55
London Waterloo 2:50 3:15 3:40 4:05

From the given timetable, answer the question.

I have just missed the 2:00 train from Datchet.

How long must I wait for the next train?

 

50 minutes

40 minutes

 

Windsor and Eton 9:50 10:40
12:20
Datchet
10:50
12:30
Staines 10:25 11:15 12:05 12:55
Ashford 10:35 11:25 12:15
Richmond 11:05 11:55 12:45
Clapham Juction 11:15 12:05 12:55 13:45
London Waterloo 11:35 12:25 13:15 14:05

From the given timetable, answer the question.

Which train doesn't start at Windsor and Eton

 

the 12:05 Staines train

the 10:25 Staines train

 

Windsor and Eton 9:50 10:40
12:20
Datchet
10:50
12:30
Staines 10:25 11:15 12:05 12:55
Ashford 10:35 11:25 12:15
Richmond 11:05 11:55 12:45
Clapham Juction 11:15 12:05 12:55 13:45
London Waterloo 11:35 12:25 13:15 14:05

From the given timetable, answer the question.

Which train doesn't stop at Datchet?

 

the 9:50 train from Windsor and Eton

the 12:05 train from Staines

Windsor and Eton 9:50 10:40 - 12:20
Datchet - 10:50 - 12:30
Staines 10:25 11:15 12:05 12:55
Ashford 10:35 11:25 12:15 -
Richmond 11:05 11:55 12:45 -
Clapham Junction 11:15 12:05 12:55 13:45
London Waterloo 11:35 12:25 13:15 14:05

From the given timetable, answer the question.

How long is the journey from Staines to London Waterloo?

  • Question 1

 

Windsor and Eton 1:20 1:45
2:35
Datchet
2:00
2:50
Staines 1:50 2:15 2:40 3:05
Ashford 2:05 2:30 2:55
Richmond 2:20 2:45 3:10
Clapham Juction 2:40 3:05 3:30 3:55
London Waterloo 2:50 3:15 3:40 4:05

From the given timetable, answer the question.

Which train doesn't stop at Ashford

CORRECT ANSWER
2:50 train from Datchet
EDDIE SAYS
In the column for the 2:50 train for Datchet, there is a dash instead of a time at Ashford because the train doesn't stop there.
  • Question 2

 

Windsor and Eton 1:20 1:45
2:35
Datchet
2:00
2:50
Staines 1:50 2:15 2:40 3:05
Ashford 2:05 2:30 2:55
Richmond 2:20 2:45 3:10
Clapham Juction 2:40 3:05 3:30 3:55
London Waterloo 2:50 3:15 3:40 4:05

From the given timetable, answer the question.

Which train doesn't stop at  two stations?

CORRECT ANSWER
2:35 train from Windsor and Eton
EDDIE SAYS
In the column for the 2:35 train from Windsor and Eton there are dashes instead of times, which means that the train doesn't stop at Ashford or Richmond.
  • Question 3

 

Windsor and Eton 1:20 1:45
2:35
Datchet
2:00
2:50
Staines 1:50 2:15 2:40 3:05
Ashford 2:05 2:30 2:55
Richmond 2:20 2:45 3:10
Clapham Juction 2:40 3:05 3:30 3:55
London Waterloo 2:50 3:15 3:40 4:05

From the given timetable, answer the question.

How long does the journey from Windsor and Eton to London Waterloo take? 

CORRECT ANSWER
90 mins
EDDIE SAYS
The journey from Windsor and Eton to Waterloo takes 1 hour and 30 minutes, or 90 minutes in total.
  • Question 4

 

Windsor and Eton 1:20 1:45
2:35
Datchet
2:00
2:50
Staines 1:50 2:15 2:40 3:05
Ashford 2:05 2:30 2:55
Richmond 2:20 2:45 3:10
Clapham Juction 2:40 3:05 3:30 3:55
London Waterloo 2:50 3:15 3:40 4:05

From the given timetable, answer the question.

How often do trains run from Staines on this line?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
every 25 minutes
EDDIE SAYS
If you locate Staines and the train times across the table, it shows that trains run every 25 minutes.
  • Question 5

 

Windsor and Eton 1:20 1:45
2:35
Datchet
2:00
2:50
Staines 1:50 2:15 2:40 3:05
Ashford 2:05 2:30 2:55
Richmond 2:20 2:45 3:10
Clapham Juction 2:40 3:05 3:30 3:55
London Waterloo 2:50 3:15 3:40 4:05

From the given timetable, answer the question.

How many minutes does it take to get from Clapham Juction to London Waterloo?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
10
EDDIE SAYS
Locate Clapham Junction and Waterloo on the the table. Each train takes 10 minutes.
  • Question 6

 

Windsor and Eton 1:20 1:45
2:35
Datchet
2:00
2:50
Staines 1:50 2:15 2:40 3:05
Ashford 2:05 2:30 2:55
Richmond 2:20 2:45 3:10
Clapham Juction 2:40 3:05 3:30 3:55
London Waterloo 2:50 3:15 3:40 4:05

From the given timetable, answer the question.

I want to get to London Waterloo by 3:30.

Which is the better train to take from Ashford?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
the 2:30 train
EDDIE SAYS
The 2.30 train will get to London Waterloo by 3.15, but the other train arrives later than half 3.
  • Question 7

 

Windsor and Eton 1:20 1:45
2:35
Datchet
2:00
2:50
Staines 1:50 2:15 2:40 3:05
Ashford 2:05 2:30 2:55
Richmond 2:20 2:45 3:10
Clapham Juction 2:40 3:05 3:30 3:55
London Waterloo 2:50 3:15 3:40 4:05

From the given timetable, answer the question.

I have just missed the 2:00 train from Datchet.

How long must I wait for the next train?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
50 minutes
EDDIE SAYS
Locate Datchet train times on the table and read across. The table shows that the next train leaves in 50 minutes.
  • Question 8

 

Windsor and Eton 9:50 10:40
12:20
Datchet
10:50
12:30
Staines 10:25 11:15 12:05 12:55
Ashford 10:35 11:25 12:15
Richmond 11:05 11:55 12:45
Clapham Juction 11:15 12:05 12:55 13:45
London Waterloo 11:35 12:25 13:15 14:05

From the given timetable, answer the question.

Which train doesn't start at Windsor and Eton

 

CORRECT ANSWER
the 12:05 Staines train
EDDIE SAYS
The table tells us that the 12:05 Staines train doesn't start at Windsor and Eton.
  • Question 9

 

Windsor and Eton 9:50 10:40
12:20
Datchet
10:50
12:30
Staines 10:25 11:15 12:05 12:55
Ashford 10:35 11:25 12:15
Richmond 11:05 11:55 12:45
Clapham Juction 11:15 12:05 12:55 13:45
London Waterloo 11:35 12:25 13:15 14:05

From the given timetable, answer the question.

Which train doesn't stop at Datchet?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
the 9:50 train from Windsor and Eton
EDDIE SAYS
The table shows that the 9.50 train from Windsor and Eton does not stop at Datchet.
  • Question 10
Windsor and Eton 9:50 10:40 - 12:20
Datchet - 10:50 - 12:30
Staines 10:25 11:15 12:05 12:55
Ashford 10:35 11:25 12:15 -
Richmond 11:05 11:55 12:45 -
Clapham Junction 11:15 12:05 12:55 13:45
London Waterloo 11:35 12:25 13:15 14:05

From the given timetable, answer the question.

How long is the journey from Staines to London Waterloo?

CORRECT ANSWER
1 hour and 10 minutes
EDDIE SAYS
The journey is 70 minutes, or 1 hour and 10 minutes.
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