Railway Performance Society Magazine - Milepost

Distance Charts

At the heart of train timing is detailed information about the route being travelled. For over 20 years, the RPS has been producing distance charts for its members.

Initially this was for the UK and the extended to cover France and Ireland. Charts have already been produced for much of Spain.

Two styles of chart are in operation, for the UK and Ireland a table approach has been used whilst for France and Spain a graphical desing is in use. Although the format varies between countries, the charts provide details of
The charts are printed in loose leaf A5 format, and updated on a regular basis.

Click on the links below to view the two different styles -

Rail Performance Data Foundation Logs Database

The Rail Performance Data Foundation (RPDF) owns the database on behalf of the RPS. The database contains almost half a million entries dating from Rocket's performance in the Rainhill Trials in 1829 to the present day. Use of data is free to members and available to others on payment of a small fee. For more information on the database click here

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