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Official GTFS real-time feeds available for SNCB

As of today, you can request the official GTFS real-time feeds of SNCB! This is great news: our real-time feeds were only a scraped version of what was announced on their websites. If you now want to rely on a … Continue reading

05. April 2017 by Pieter Colpaert
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Open Belgium 2017: the state of Open Transport Data

Tomorrow it’s the Open Belgium 2017 conference. We are hosting a session on the state of play of Open Transport Data in Belgium. We look forward to welcoming Arnaud Wattiez from SNCB, Sébastien Goffin from STIB and Bert Van Hemelen … Continue reading

05. March 2017 by Pieter Colpaert
Categories: MIVB, NMBS, open data, TEC | Leave a comment

The first month of collecting occupancy scores

It has now been one month since we soft-launched the iRail occupancy features of Spitsgids. From then on, it would be possible for commuters, to indicate how busy their train would be. Of course, we would not be iRail if … Continue reading

10. October 2016 by Pieter Colpaert
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Always have a seat in the train

With our API’s query logs, with a ground truth by train specialists in Belgium, and with user feedback, we can show you how busy your train is. The only thing lacking to realizing this feature that the Dutch already have for … Continue reading

21. April 2016 by Pieter Colpaert
Categories: iRail, NMBS, open data | Leave a comment

The start of a new era

Time flies! But we have great news: It's official: @NMBS/@SNCB obliged to go #opendata by law. @openov #opentransport https://t.co/CS9bdoRaoM — iRail (@iRail) April 13, 2016 We can now officially close the era where iRail has been an advocacy group for Open Transport … Continue reading

14. April 2016 by Pieter Colpaert
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