[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - snow removal station

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Tue Jan 31 19:28:30 UTC 2017

Not something we have in the UK, we don't get very much snow. The last
time we had snow sufficient to settle on roads was 5 years ago.

Maybe in North America?

Phil (trigpoint)

On Tue, 2017-01-31 at 20:16 +0100, Joachim wrote:
> Lorry drivers are usually required to remove ice and snow from their
> vehicles as they pose a safety hazard when falling on the ground. In
> order to allow drivers to reach the roof, structures (e.g. made of
> scaffolding) have been erected along some major highways. They are
> called "Räumstation" in Germany.
> I propose the tag amenity=snow_removal_station. This feature is a
> useful and important facility, fitting well to the Key:amenity key.
> It
> is comparable to amenity=bicycle_repair_station or
> sanitary_dump_station.
> I could not find a picture with free license, so head over to google
> image search (https://www.google.de/search?tbm=isch&q=r%C3%A4umstatio
> n+schnee).
> I'm interested in comments under which name such features are known
> in UK.
> Regards Joachim
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