[Tagging] highspeed=yes

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Jul 10 23:27:27 UTC 2017

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> On 10. Jul 2017, at 23:42, Michael Reichert <nakaner at gmx.net> wrote:
> The main question is:
> Shold the whole line (the definition of "line" is a different discussion
> worth) get highspeed=yes or only the parts which are suitable for high
> speeds due to large curve radius, special signalling and train
> protection etc.? What is your opinion?

What is a "line" in osm tags?
If you map a specific train connection (route=train) it would apply to the whole thing, if you tag a piece of rail (route=railway or railway=rail) I would only put it on those parts that are suitable for highspeed trains.


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