[Tagging] Railway stations not for passenger use

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Sat Aug 4 19:08:40 BST 2012


On Sat, 2012-08-04 at 10:40 +0100, Miloš Komarčević wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Couldn't find anything on the wiki, is there a more granular scheme
> for tagging railway stations/halts?
> 
> E.g. how to distinguish form stations/halts that are for public
> transport (passenger use) vs. strictly cargo, service, passing, etc.?
> 
> Right now we have a case where this info is added to the station name
> as +(no passengers), which IMHO is not ideal:
> 
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/changeset/12560816
> 
> M
> 
I am not sure nodes are the way to go, area tagging is probably more
appropriate due to the area covered by goods stations and sidings.

A good example is here http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/48205037

Phil




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