[Tagging] railways, subway stations and train stations

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 25 18:16:06 BST 2011


On 9/25/2011 12:59 PM, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-09-22 at 07:43 -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
>
>>    if it's about whether the subway/rapid-transit system is connected to
>>    the national rail system
>
> That doesn't quite work.  For example, the US doesn't have a national
> rail system.

Sure it does. The term (or a similar one) is used for the connected 
common carrier freight trackage.

However, that doesn't work as a cutoff. Boston has at least one 
connection (Green Line at Riverside) and so does New York (ex-South 
Brooklyn Railway).



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