[Tagging] Questions about subway tags

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Sun Sep 2 14:36:55 UTC 2018



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> On 2. Sep 2018, at 14:44, Andrew Harvey <andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I think the biggest confusion for me is that in Sydney we have heavy
> rail which is underground (it's not a metro, aka subway), but soon a
> mass rapid transit train (metro aka. subway) which is above ground.
> 
> So we'll be tagging railway=subway_entrance (the accepted tag for
> metro entrances) on entrances that don't lead underground, and we'll
> be tagging regular train station entrances on entrances which do lead
> underground.


yes, I think this is how it is currently done. In Berlin also a lot of subways run overground and some railway stations are underground, it’s not a problem, it’s only strange if you call the metro “underground” ;-)


cheers,
Martin


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