[OSM-talk-be] abandoned railways
Luc Van den Troost
luc.antw at gmail.com
Wed Dec 2 11:11:36 GMT 2009
Some 'abandoned railways' are marked in OSM.
In some cases the location of the old railway line still exists, only
the tracks are removed.
In other cases nothing remembers at the railway line that 'once has been
examples of these can be seen
north of Galgeweel in Antwerpen Linkeroever
south of Antwerpen, - Kiel, Hoboken, Wilrijk -
On these places new streets / houses are build where once there has been
a railway line.
Moreover these no longer existing railwaylines are rendered on the
Should abandoned railwaylines that are no longer visible on the terain
be mapped? Anyhow, in my opinion they should not be rendered. It makes
the map on some points a bit confusing.
In my opinion it only makes sense to map / render abandoned railway
lines that still are visible on the terrain, as there is an example here
Luc / Speedy
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