[iRail] liveboards arrival time messed up

Yeri Tiete yeri at tiete.be
Sat Jan 7 11:31:01 UTC 2012

Hi all,

Happy awesome new year to all of you.

And it has been pushed. :) 

Kind regards,
Yeri Tiete
yeri at tiete.be
+32 (0)474/61.01.39

On 07 Jan 2012, at 10:20, Pieter Colpaert wrote:

> Hi Bert,
> I quickly tried to resolve this bug. If Yeri will push the latest master branch to the server, you will be able to test it :)
> Kind regards,
> Pieter
> On 01/04/2012 09:37 PM, bert bruynooghe wrote:
>> Hi Tim,
>> using timeSel=arrive or timeSel=departure doesn't make any difference
>> in giving back the time of the vehicle. I expect at least one minute
>> differnce between arrival and departure, as is the case in
>> railtime.be.
>> I tried arrdep=ARR as described in the API, and that gives me arrivals
>> instead of departure, but still with the departure time.
>> My user story is the following: I take the train several times a week
>> from Gent Sint Pieters to Terhulpen, carrying my bike on the train.
>> The route you guys and railtime propose do not take into account
>> platform travel distance, and I can most of the times stay on same
>> platform if I choose another Brussels station manually. (I can in fact
>> choose between 3 instead of the 1 you propose.) I was now hoping I
>> could get the write a quick webapp using your API that I can use for
>> this purpose without having to load the route, the vehicles, the
>> liveboards, .. by hand. Especially when trains have delay, it would be
>> great to have the capability to recalculate the optimal route...
>> On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 8:58 PM, Tim Besard<tim.besard at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> Hi Bert,
>>>> I have the impression that arrival times of trains in the liveboard
>>>> are actually the departure times. Also, the station is the destination
>>>> station, not the origin as expected...
>>> That's the expected behaviour. If you want arrivals, you need to
>>> specify "timeSel=arrive", e.g.
>>> http://api.irail.be/liveboard/?station=Gent?timeSel=arrive, as per
>>> http://project.irail.be/wiki/API/APIv1
>>>> Is there anywhere a buglist to be found?
>>> There are several. Firstly (and mainly) there is the Trac on
>>> project.irail.be, which has a bugtracker at
>>> http://project.irail.be/report/1
>>> Recently, some bug reports are being posted at the GitHub source
>>> repository of the iRail code (at
>>> https://github.com/iRail/iRail/issues), but I think that's only being
>>> used for bugs on the new (TDT powered, currently in alpha) API.
>>> @Pieter: maybe close down the GitHub bug reports and redirect to the Trac?
>>> Tim
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