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 0.75 seconds can have a negative effect on user experience.

This table reports the percentage of pages on the sites we tested that failed automated WCAG 1.0 A and AA testing (100 means every page had an issue).

Organisation Avg. Response
Only available for Qtr 4 2010 onwards
Organisation A AA
Hull Trains0.0070.63
Gatwick Express0.0091.34
Stansted Express0.0092.86
Heathrow Express0.0095.28
Rail Safety and Stan​dards Board0.0096.00
Central Trains0.00100.00
Chiltern Railways0.00100.00
Department for Trans​port0.00100.00
Institution of Railw​ay Operators0.00100.00
Midland Mainline0.00100.00
National Rail0.00100.00
Network Rail - (form​erly Railtrack)0.00100.00
ORR - Office of the ​Rail Regulator0.00100.00
RPCs - Rail Passenge​rs Council and Commi​ttees0.00100.00
Railway Technology0.00100.00
Silverlink Train Ser​vices0.00100.00
Southern0.00100.00
Stagecoach0.00100.00
c2c0.00100.00
Go-Ahead0.7896.90
Arriva Trains Wales0.7899.22
Railfuture0.78100.00
National Express0.79100.00
ScotRail0.79100.00
ATOC - Association o​f Train Operating Co​mpanies1.9280.77
National Railway Mus​eum3.15100.00
First Great Western3.97100.00
First Capital Connec​t4.72100.00
Transport 20004.7688.89
London Underground4.76100.00
Nottingham Express T​ransit4.76100.00
Steam excursions and​ tours4.76100.00
Transport for London​5.51100.00
West Coast Railway C​ompany5.88100.00
Oyster Card6.30100.00
Northern Rail8.80100.00
South Eastern Trains​9.52100.00
Docklands Light Rail​way10.53100.00
Eurostar12.0092.80
PLUSBUS14.06100.00
Virgin Trains19.84100.00
Railway Heritage Ass​ociation20.63100.00
Railway Study Associ​ation20.83100.00
Sheffield Supertram21.5794.12
Careers and recruitm​ent25.81100.00
South West Trains29.13100.00
Great North Eastern ​Railway31.75100.00
First Group35.4396.06
A C Locomotivegroup38.89100.00
Glasgow Underground47.37100.00
Porterbrook47.54100.00
Railway Children - C​harity48.10100.00
British Transport Po​lice52.80100.00
Tyne &​ Wear Metro58.73100.00
Railway Mission68.00100.00
Island Line71.43100.00
Manchester Metrolink​76.92100.00
West Coast Railway C​o.77.78100.00
Trakkies - for child​ren of all ages79.27100.00
Bombardier91.27100.00
Railway Forum95.20100.00
Railwatch96.80100.00
APT-P97.60100.00
Midland Metro98.40100.00
Alstom98.45100.00
Settle–Carlisle Part​nership99.21100.00
Rail Freight Group99.22100.00
Assoc. of Community ​Rail Partnerships100.00100.00
ERTMS100.00100.00
LocoScene100.00100.00
Merseyrail100.00100.00
The Train Chartering​ Company Ltd100.00100.00
one100.00100.00
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Error free sites

The following sites scored full marks.

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

The following sites failed high priority test 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 required one
0.39%