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Multioperator Zonal Pass - Travelwest Rider

Multioperator Zonal Pass - Travelwest Rider

This example, based on the published fare sheet for First Group's Travelwest Rider zonal passes for the West of England, encodes a Zonal pass supported by multiple operators.

Contents :

  1. Fare Sheet.
  2. Features.
  3. Route.
  4. XML example.
  5. Summary.

See also Metrobus multi-trip carnet

FARESHEET:

    AvonRider
Image (c) Copyright First Group 2018

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FEATURES:

> Travelwest Rider Zonal pass - A multio-perator  zone pass:

  • Available for four zones;
    • AvonRider, BathRider, BristolRider and WestonRider zone.
  • Multi-operator, but with exclusions.
    • Specific to zone
  • Available for different duration periods.
    • 1 day.
    • 1 week .
  • Available for different types of user:
    • Adult, child, student.
  • Available different types of media:
    • Paper ticket.
    • Smartcard (adult ticket only).
  • At stop and on-board purchase.
    • Distribution channels depend on media type and user type
    • Prices vary by zone, duration, user type.

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ZONES:

Zone Map for Travelwest Rider

The area is broken up into a main zone and three subzones.

  • Prices are given per zone.

Rider zones


Zone Network Components in NeTEx - for Travelwest Rider

Each zone is a FARE ZONE

  • NaPTAN stops can be assigned to one or more FARE ZONEs.
  • A FARE ZONE may have a surrounding polygon of co-ordinates.


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XML example:

xmlXML document for Travelwest Rider Pass Example

 Network NETWORK - Travelwest Rider stops, zones

Declared in separate "Travelwest Rider Network" FARE FRAME

  • Available for 3 nested subzones within within AvonRider zone.
    • BathRider, BristolRider, WestonRider zones within the; AvonRider zone.
    • FARE ZONEs are defined for each zone.
      • Each zone references NaPTAN stop identifiers of the stops in it.

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Tariff  TARIFF - Travelwest Rider zonal

Declared in a "Travelwest Rider Pass Product" FARE FRAME.

  • There are TIME INTERVALS for each of the available duration periods.
    • 1 day, 1 week.
  • There is one Travelwest Rider TARIFF with FARE STRUCTURE ELEMENTs for each of the tariff features: These reference USAGE PARAMETERs and NETWORK ELEMENTs
    1. Eligibility: Permitted USER PROFILEs;
      • Adult.
      • Child.
      • Student.
    2. Zones: FARE ZONEs, as above.

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TripPRODUCTS - Travelwest Rider Period Pass

Declared in a " Travelwest Rider Pass Product" FARE FRAME alongside the TARIFF.

  • A PREASSIGNED FARE PRODUCT is defined for the pass.
  • It has a VALIDABLE ELEMENT that references the FARE STRUCTURE ELEMENTs above as valid choices.

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SP SALES OFFERS - Travelwest Rider passes for different media

Declared in a "Travelwest Rider Pass Product" FARE FRAME alongside the FARE PRODUCT.

  • There are two types of TYPE OF TRAVEL DOCUMENTs
    • Paper ticket.
    • Smartcard.
  • There are eight separate SALES OFFER PACKAGEs for each combination of FARE ZONE and TYPE OF TRAVEL DOCUMENT (4 x 2 ). 
  • Each SALES OFFER PACKAGE has a set of GENERIC PARAMETER ASSIGNMENTs specifying:
    • Which FARE ZONE applies.
    • Which TIME INTERVALs are available
  • The SALES OFFER PACKAGEs for each type of media are very similar: to describe these properties without repetition, two GROUP OF SALES OFFER PACKAGEs are specified to hold the respective common properties,
  • Each GROUP OF SALES OFFER PACKAGES specifies:
    • A SALES OFFER PACKAGE ELEMENT indicating
      • The PREASSIGNED FARE PRODUCT - a Travelwest rider zone pass.li>
      • The TYPE OF TRAVEL DOCUMENT.
    • A BRAND - Travelwest.
    • DISTRIBUTION ASSIGNMENTs specifying the available DELIVERY CHANNELs, with specific PAYMENT METHODs.
      • on-board, with cash or contactless card.
      • at stop, with cash or card.


ZONES - SALES OFFER PACKAGEs
FARE PRODUCT GROUP OF SALE OFFER PACKAGEs Avon Bath Bristol Weston-super-mare
zonal pass printed ticket ?. ?. ?. ?.
zonal pass smartcard ?. ?. ?. ?.

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 Prices PRICES - Travelwest Zone and media prices for different types of user

Declared in a separate "Travelwest Pass Prices" FARE FRAME.

  • The main FARE TABLE contains separate nested sub-tables for each FARE ZONE
    • BathRider.
    • BristolRider.
    • WestonRider.
    • AvonRider.
  • For each nested FARE TABLE for each FARE ZONE, there is a sub-table for each TIME INTERVAL.
    • 1 day.
    • 1 week.
  • For each nested FARE TABLE for each TIME INTERVAL, there is a price for each category of USER PROFILE that is allowed.
    • Adult.
    • Child.
    • Student.

Each nested table contains a CELL for each TIME INTERVAL pair with a TIME INTERVAL PRICE in it for the specific combination of parameters, thus:

FARE ZONE

 x 

TIME INTERVAL.

 x 

USER PROFILE

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operator COMMON OPERATOR COMPONENTS for Travelwest

Declared in a separate separate "Travelwest Common Operator " FARE FRAME and RESOURCE FRAMEs.

  • A RESOURCE FRAME containing the common operator definitions for Travelwest including:
    • OPERATOR Travelwest, with contact details. Identified by NOC code
    • BRAND - Travelwest.
    • DATA SOURCE originating data.
    • RESPONSIBILITY SET indicating ORGANISATIONs responsible for managing data.

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transactions SAMPLE TRANSACTIONS for single trip ticket purchases

Declared in a separate separate SALES TRANSACTION FRAME.

  • A SALES TRANSACTION FRAME containing examples of the data elements referenced to make various types of purchase:
    • FARE CONTRACT indicating the user.
    • SALES TRANSACTION for each purchase.
    • TRAVEL SPECIFICATION indicating the scope of each purchase.
  • Sample transactions:
    1. At stop purchase of a 1 day child WestonRider pass for the Weston-super-mare zone; on smartcard

Specific examples of parameters representing ticket purchases

Description Reference
Element Value

1

At stop purchase of a 1 day child WestonRider pass for the Weston-super-mare zone; on smartcard

SalesOfferPackage:

trw:Pass@TW_Rider-SOP@smartcard@Weston_super_mare

TypeOfTravelDocument:

trw:smartcard

PreassignedFareProduct:

trw:Pass@TW_Rider

ValidableElement:

trw:Pass@TW_Rider@travel

TypeOfFareProduct:

fxc:standard_product@pass@day

Operator:

noc:137122

UserProfile:

mb:child

FareZone:

mb:metrovoyager

TimeInterval:

mb:Tariff@Metrorider@3day

StartOfValidity:

2017-07-08T01:07:00

TimeIntervalPrice:

mb:metrovoyager@m-ticket@child@3day

Amount:

10.10

PaymentMethod:

creditCard

DistributionChannel:

mb:online

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common COMMON FAREXCHANGE COMPONENTS

Declared in a separate "FareXChange Common Resource" COMPOSITE FRAME.  In practice sales transaction, which are generated by sales of products, are exchanged separately. Examples are included here only to help understand the use of NeTEx. 

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SUMMARY

The offering can be summarised as follows:

Product elements in NeTEx

Summary


 

Paper pass elements

m-ticket

Mobile app pass elements

m-ticket

Smartcard pass elements

smartcard

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