[Tagging] 'track_detail' on railway lines - what does it represent?

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Sun Apr 21 22:34:51 UTC 2019

On 22/04/19 06:52, Mateusz Konieczny wrote:
> Apr 21, 2019, 1:37 PM by tagging at openstreetmap.org:
>     Hi
>     'track_detail, used on railway tracks.
>     https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/4414158
>     4700+ total worldwide  3900+ in the UK
>     I can find nothing in the wiki
>     Is track_detail meant to indicate that all tracks have been mapped?
>     Surely that can be noted just by looking at the map?
> I asked at https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/12684087
> (edit that added this tag in your example).
> User is still active. Overall, I would ask in at least some changesets
> before or together with asking on ml.

The mailing list is a large audience compared to a single mapper 
contacted through a changeset comment .. one of those took years to 
respond despite being an active mapper. So I tend to ask here.

No idea what track_detail means...
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