[Tagging] Disused/historic railway stations
stevagewp at gmail.com
Mon May 13 04:24:43 UTC 2013
Belatedly following up. I've updated the wiki
(http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Railway_stations) with my
understanding. Further changes of course welcome.
On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 10:10 AM, Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com> wrote:
> All of these exist in taginfo, and have at least 10 hits:
> railway:historic=station_site (376)
> railway:historic=station (188)
> historic:railway=station (230)
> historic=station (10)
> historic=railway_station (37)
> historic=station_site (65)
> disused:railway=station (223)
> disused=station (64)
> (And of course very many railway=station, disused=yes combos, deprecated.)
> Would anyone like to speculate on which of these is preferred, and
> what the possible semantics are?
> I can kind of see two distinctions being made above:
> * historic vs disused: whether the fact of there being a station is
> actually of historical interest. (As opposed to a station built in the
> 1980s and shut down a couple of years ago, or never put into service
> or something.)
> * station vs station_site: whether there are any physical remains to see.
> Also, anyone know which renderers/styles support which?
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