[Tagging] subway_entrance

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Wed Jul 6 16:39:56 UTC 2016

On Wed, 2016-07-06 at 17:34 +0200, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> sent from a phone
> > 
> > Il giorno 06 lug 2016, alle ore 16:33, Philip Barnes <phil at trigpoin
> > t.me.uk> ha scritto:
> > 
> > A subway entrance normally leads into a ticket hall where there are
> > machines to buy tickets, the barriers and then the lift and/or
> > stairs
> > are beyond those.
> what is normal for you can be completely different elsewhere. In
> Berlin a typical simple subway station consists of stairs towards the
> two ends of the platform, a lift somewhere in between, ticket
> machines on the platform and no barriers when open. Quite effective
> btw., queuing at the barriers is the last thing you'd want when
> you're already in a rush ;-)
> I'm not sure for all cities, but I think you won't typically find
> barriers in German subways and light rails.
> > 
> > Entrances also need opening hours, some are not open at weekends or
> > late in the evening.
> yes, or are not open at night on weekdays. Usually (where I know of,
> maybe London is different) the entrances close a bit later than the
> last train (if it's not continuously operating).
There are some stations in London with more than one entrance, for
example St James's Park where this entrance http://www.openstreetmap.or
is closed on Saturday and Sunday which affects routing to the station.

Phil (trigpoint)

More information about the Tagging mailing list