April 2007/Trains



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INDEX Facts

  • Completed date:

    05 Apr 2007

  • Total URLs tested:

    32,439

  • Total tests run:

    10,578,399

  • Total number of PDF's:

    1,374

  • URLs failing functional tests:

    7.02%

  • Pages failing code standards:

    66.54%

  • Pages missing a title:

    3.70%

  • Pages failing accessibility level A:

    28.49%

  • Pages failing accessibility level AA:

    98.54%

  • Poorest code quality:

    Department for Transport (http://www.dft.gov.uk/) - 33,266 failures

  • Fastest average response time:

    Porterbrook (http://www.porterbrook.co.uk/)




Accessibility and Performance rankings Expand / contract icon

This table reports the average response time we recorded when testing each site. A response time above 0.7 seconds can have a negative effect on user experience.

This table reports the percentage of pages on the sites we tested that passed automated WCAG 1.0 A and AA testing (0 means every page had an issue).

Organisation Avg. Response Download (kB/s)
Only available for Qtr 4 2010 onwards
Organisation A AA
Hull Trains100.0029.37
Gatwick Express100.008.66
Stansted Express100.007.14
Heathrow Express100.004.72
Rail Safety and Stan​dards Board100.004.00
Central Trains100.000.00
Chiltern Railways100.000.00
Department for Trans​port100.000.00
Institution of Railw​ay Operators100.000.00
Midland Mainline100.000.00
National Rail100.000.00
Network Rail - (form​erly Railtrack)100.000.00
ORR - Office of the ​Rail Regulator100.000.00
RPCs - Rail Passenge​rs Council and Commi​ttees100.000.00
Railway Technology100.000.00
Silverlink Train Ser​vices100.000.00
Southern100.000.00
Stagecoach100.000.00
c2c100.000.00
Go-Ahead99.223.10
Arriva Trains Wales99.220.78
Railfuture99.220.00
National Express99.210.00
ScotRail99.210.00
ATOC - Association o​f Train Operating Co​mpanies98.0819.23
National Railway Mus​eum96.850.00
First Great Western96.030.00
First Capital Connec​t95.280.00
Transport 200095.2411.11
London Underground95.240.00
Nottingham Express T​ransit95.240.00
Steam excursions and​ tours95.240.00
Transport for London​94.490.00
West Coast Railway C​ompany94.120.00
Oyster Card93.700.00
Northern Rail91.200.00
South Eastern Trains​90.480.00
Docklands Light Rail​way89.470.00
Eurostar88.007.20
PLUSBUS85.940.00
Virgin Trains80.160.00
Railway Heritage Ass​ociation79.370.00
Railway Study Associ​ation79.170.00
Sheffield Supertram78.435.88
Careers and recruitm​ent74.190.00
South West Trains70.870.00
Great North Eastern ​Railway68.250.00
First Group64.573.94
A C Locomotivegroup61.110.00
Glasgow Underground52.630.00
Porterbrook52.460.00
Railway Children - C​harity51.900.00
British Transport Po​lice47.200.00
Tyne &​ Wear Metro41.270.00
Railway Mission32.000.00
Island Line28.570.00
Manchester Metrolink​23.080.00
West Coast Railway C​o.22.220.00
Trakkies - for child​ren of all ages20.730.00
Bombardier8.730.00
Railway Forum4.800.00
Railwatch3.200.00
APT-P2.400.00
Midland Metro1.600.00
Alstom1.550.00
SettleĀ–Carlisle Part​nership0.790.00
Rail Freight Group0.780.00
Assoc. of Community ​Rail Partnerships0.000.00
ERTMS0.000.00
LocoScene0.000.00
Merseyrail0.000.00
The Train Chartering​ Company Ltd0.000.00
one0.000.00
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Error free sites

The following sites scored full marks for Function.

  • APT-P
  • Glasgow Underground
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Failing A & AA on every page

The following sites failed high priority tests on every page.

  • Assoc. of Community Rail Partnerships
  • ERTMS
  • LocoScene
  • Merseyrail
  • one
  • The Train Chartering Company Ltd
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Excluded from INDEX

The following sites were excluded from the INDEX.

  • BritRail - for overseas visitors
  • Keeping Track
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PDF testing

17.0% of checked PDF's passed accessibility tests.

Sitemorse performs twenty eight checks on PDF documents as part of our website benchmarking to ensure users do not experience problems such as broken links, or failing email addresses - we are also the first to test the accessibility compliance of PDF's.

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Top ten functional failures

The most common categories of functional failure.

file/url/badquery
None
65.95%
file/url/offtop
None
15.58%
file/url/badpath
None
4.07%
url/fetch/notfound
File not found
3.84%
file/html/notitle
None
2.41%
file/html/longmeta
None
2.32%
url/fetch/noaddr
Host not found in DNS
1.24%
url/mail/exception
Exception while verifying email address
0.80%
url/mail/badsmtp
Mail server returned unexpected response
0.75%
url/fetch/unknownstatus
Unknown status code received from web server
0.48%
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Top ten code quality failures

The most common categories of code quality failure.

file/html/badentity
Invalid character in entity
23.49%
file/html/unknownentity
Unknown entity name
22.60%
file/html/tagnotallowed
A start tag has been found in a position in which that element may not appear
18.44%
file/html/missingclose
An element is missing the required close tag
11.81%
file/html/badattr
Invalid attribute name
9.27%
file/html/badvalue
Invalid attribute value
6.08%
file/html/closingunopened
A redundant close tag was found
3.79%
file/html/unknowntag
A start or end tag was found which was unrecognised
2.80%
file/html/repeatedattr
A tag has been assigned the same attribute more than once
0.46%
file/html/unnecessaryclose
An end tag was found for an element which does not require one
0.39%