[OSM-talk] Is there a tag for electrical substations?
mark.666 at blueyonder.co.uk
Fri Oct 5 07:29:54 BST 2007
Archimedeus B wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am looking for a tag for electrical substations. I am not sure if
> this is the right translation. In German it is called "Umspannwerk"
> which is technically unprecise but well understood. It looks like
> this: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bild:Umspannwerk_01_KMJ.jpg
> The explanation is here:
> If there is no tag, I'd like to propose power=substation for areas and
> nodes. I might invent a symbol later.
> This one is bigger than the usual little transformer houses in living
> areas (BTW. how are these tagged?).
The UK contains 1 power=substation, 2 power=sub_station & 2
power=distribution, + a lot of power=tower,line & others for generation
I like substation better than sub_station, and your translation is correct.
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