Datasets

PTV has a number of datasets it has made public as part of a commitment to creating open access to our data and information.

We encourage developers to use the datasets to produce digital products to assist users of public transport.

All PTV Datasets can be found on the DataVic website.

Victorian public transport data

GTFS

A GTFS format of PTV’s public transport data is now available on the DataVic website.

GTFS Data is now being used by Google Maps. For more information, see Public transport has arrived on Google Maps.

PTV Timetable API

UPDATE: The PTV Timetable has been updated, version 2.3.0 of the API was released on 20 October 2016.

NEW: Version 3 of the PTV Timetable, documented in Swagger was released on 20 October 2016.

The PTV Timetable API provides dynamic access to the raw timetable data for all metropolitan and regional train, tram and bus services in Victoria (including real-time data for metropolitan train, tram and bus services and the Bendigo bus network).

For more information see, A first for PTV as it publicly releases its real time Timetable API.

Train

PTV Train Corridor Centreline

Train Corridor Centreline depicts a spatial object (polyline) representing the centre of a series of tracks ie multiple parallel tracks are represented as a single line. A segment name is attributed to the centreline.

PTV Train Station

Train Station depicts a spatial object (point) representing the location. It is attributed with the PTV (Metlink) ID, Station Name, Type, Zone and Train Mode.

PTV Train Station Bike Storage

Bike Storage depicts a spatial object (point) representing the location of bike storage at metropolitan railway stations. Each bike storage point has attributes that describe the station name, locker type and capacity.

PTV Train Station Car Park

Depicts a spatial object (polygon) representing the outline of train car parks at metropolitan railway stations. Each train car park polygon has attributes that describe the Station name and commuter capacity.

PTV Train Station Platforms

Train Station Platform depicts a spatial object (polygon) which represents the outline of a train platform. The Station Name and Platform number is attributed to the polygon.

PTV Train Track Centreline

Train Track Centreline depicts a spatial object (polyline) representing the centre of two rails (two rails make up a train track) and the facility name, rail gauge and electrification status attributes.

Tram

PTV Tram Route

Tram Routes depict a spatial object (polyline) representing the master (publicly known) route. Each tram route has attributes that describe Route Name, Destination (from, to, via) Route Path and Operator.

PTV Tram Track Centreline

Tram Track Centreline depicts a spatial object (polyline) representing the centre of two rails (two rails make up a track) and the facility name attribute.

PTV Tram Stop

Tram Stops depict a spatial object (point) representing the location of the stop. Each stop has attributes that describe the PTV (Metlink) ID, Tram Tracker ID, Stop Number, Routes using the stop and Ticket Zone.

Bus

PTV Bus Route Metro

Bus Routes Metro depicts a spatial object (polyline) representing the master (publicly known) route. Each bus route has attributes that describe Direction, Destination (from, to, via), Route and Operator.

PTV Bus Route Regional

Bus Routes Regional depicts a spatial object (polyline) representing the master (publicly known) routes in regional Victoria. Each bus route has attributes that describe Destination (to), Route Description and Operator Name.

PTV Bus Stop (Metro and Regional)

Bus Stops depicts a spatial object (point) representing the location of the public bus stop. It does not include Country Free School Bus stops. Each stop has attributes that describe the PTV (Metlink) ID, Stop Name, Zone and Bus Routes using the stop.

Further information

We use these datasets in our mobile apps. For more information on the apps, see Mobile apps.

There are also many third party apps utilising PTV's data.