FareXChange Profile - Examples

Unit Section - First West of England

This example, based on the published fare sheet for First West of England's Line 48 in Bristol, encodes a unit section based fare, where the price depends on the number of sections traversed (but not on any specific section).

Contents :

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

FARESHEET:

Line 1
Line 48

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FEATURES:

  • Network defined as a number of zones, each with number of stops.
  • The price depends on the number of sections traversed.
  • Available for different types of user:
    • Adult, Child, Youth.
    • 50% discount rule for children.
  • Paper ticket only.
  • On-board and Mobile app purchase.

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XML example:

xmlXML document for First West of England line 48 Section fare example

Network NETWORK - First West of England stops and zones

Declared in separate "First West of England Network" SERVICE FRAME and FARE FRAMEs:

  • The LINE is declared.
  • SCHEDULED STOP POINTs are declared with their NaPTAN stop identifiers and names.
  • FARE ZONEs are defined for each zone along the route. Each zone references NaPTAN stop identifiers of the stops in it. .

Tariff TARIFF -- First West of England Line 48: unit section

Declared in a "First West of England Trip Product" FARE FRAME.

  • The TARIFF is for the specified LINE.
  • GEOGRAPHICAL INTERVALs are specified for each band of section units:
    • 0-3 units
    • 3-6 units
    • 6-9 units
    • 9-12 units
    • 12+ units
    .
  • The TARIFF for Line 1 has FARE STRUCTURE ELEMENTs for each of the tariff features:
    1. Eligibility: Permitted USER PROFILEs Adult & Child.
    2. Lines - Permitted LINE is Line 1.
    3. Zones.
    4. Units sections: .

TripPRODUCTS - First West of England Single trip

Declared in a "First West of England Trip Product" FARE FRAME alongside the TARIFF. Note that if the same product is offered for other lines then it could be placed in a separate frame and reused with different tariffs.

  • A PREASSIGNED FARE PRODUCT is defined for the single trip.
  • It has a VALIDABLE ELEMENT that references the various types of FARE STRUCTURE ELEMENTs above as valid choices that may be selected when purchasing a ticket.

SPOFFERS - First West of England Single trip

Declared in a "First West of England Trip Product" FARE FRAME alongside the REASSIGNED FARE PRODUCT. .

  • There is a SALES OFFER PACKAGE defined for each available media.
  • Each SALES OFFER PACKAGE has a SALES OFFER PACKAGE ELEMENT that references the single trip PREASSIGNED FARE PRODUCT, and the TYPE OF TRAVEL DOCUMENT .
    • paper ticket.
    • smartcard.
  • A BRAND is assigned - Metrobus.
  • DISTRIBUTION ASSIGNMENTs specify on-board and at stop DELIVERY CHANNELs, with specific PAYMENT METHODs.

Thus

FARE PRODUCT SALES OFFER PACKAGE
single printed ticket
single smartcard

Prices PRICES - First West of England Single trip

Declared in a separate "First West of England Trip Prices" FARE FRAME.

  • A nested FARE TABLE holds the adult fare prices.
    • Each nested table contains a CELL for each GEOGRAPHICAL INTERVAL PRICE.

Thus prices depend on :

PREASSIGNED FARE PRODUCT

 x 

GEOGRAPHICAL INTERVAL

 x 

USER PROFILE

operator COMMON OPERATOR COMPONENTS for First West of England

Declared in a separate separate "First West of England Common Operator" FARE FRAME and RESOURCE FRAMEs.

  • A RESOURCE FRAME containing the common operator definitions for First West of England including:
    • OPERATOR First West of England , with contact details . Identified by NOC code.(First Bristol: FBRI)
    • BRAND - First West of England.
    • DATA SOURCE originating data.

transactions SAMPLE TRANSACTIONS

Declared in a separate separate SALES TRANSACTION FRAME. In practice sales transactions, which are generated by sales of products, are generated by different systems and are exchanged separately. Examples are included here only to help understand the use of NeTEx.

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. On-board purchase of a single adult trip ticket on First Line 48 from Leap Bridge to Stapleton Church.
    2. Mobile app purchase of a single Student trip ticket on First Bristol Line 48 from Emersons Green to Rupert Street.
  • Specific examples of parameters representing ticket purchases

    Description Reference
    Element Value

    On-board purchase of a single adult trip ticket on First Line 48 from Leap Bridge to Stapleton Church.

    SalesOfferPackage:

    frst:WoE_Distance@Trip-SOP@p-ticket

    TypeOfTravelDocument:

    frst:paper-ticket

    PreassignedFareProduct:

    frst:WoE_Distance@Trip

    TypeOfFareProduct:

    fxc:standard_product@trip@single

    ValidableElement:

    frst:WoE_Distance@Trip@travel

    Operator:

    noc:FBRI

    Line:

    frst:WoE@Bristol@48

    StartStopPoint:

    naptanStop:0170SGP90547

    StartStopPointName:

    Leap Bridge<

    EndStopPoint:

    naptanStop:0100BRP90225

    EndStopPointName:

    Stapleton Church<

    UserProfile:

    frst:adult

    GeographicalInterval:

    frst:Tariff@WoE_Distance@03_to_06

    StartOfValidity:

    2017-07-08T01:07:00

    UsageParameterPrice:

    frst:WoE_Distance@Trip@section@03_to_06@adult

    Amount:

    3.50

    PaymentMethod:

    cash

    DistributionChannel:

    fxc:on_board

    Mobile app purchase of a single Student trip ticket on First Bristol Line 48 from Emersons Green to Rupert Street.

    SalesOfferPackage:

    frst:WoE_Distance@Trip-SOP@m-ticket

    TypeOfTravelDocument:

    frst:m-ticket

    PreassignedFareProduct:

    frst:WoE_Distance@Trip

    TypeOfFareProduct:

    fxc:standard_product@trip@single

    ValidableElement:

    frst:WoE_Distance@Trip@travel

    Operator:

    noc:FBRI

    Line:

    frst:WoE@Bristol@48

    StartStopPoint:

    naptanStop:017000062

    StartStopPointName:

    Emersons Green

    EndStopPoint:

    naptanStop:0100BRA16911

    EndStopPointName:

    Rupert Street

    UserProfile:

    frst:adult

    GeographicalInterval:

    frst:Tariff@WoE_Distance@06_to_09

    StartOfValidity:

    2017-07-08T01:08:00

    UsageParameterPrice:

    frst:WoE_Distance@Trip@section@06_to_09@student

    Amount:

    3.50

    PaymentMethod:

    card

    DistributionChannel:

    fxc:online

    common COMMON FAREXCHANGE COMPONENTS

    Declared within a separate "FareXChange Common Resource" COMPOSITE FRAME. Declares UK Profile TYPEs of FRAME, NaPTAN and other CODESPACES and a number of recommended code values (e.g. for user types) for the UK. These are the same for all UK Profile Fares. We include it here so data values can be validated automatically against the given values, but external references to the values could also be used.


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    SUMMARY

    The offering can be summarised as follows:

    Summary


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