[Tagging] Aerialway stations

dktue email at daniel-korn.de
Wed Aug 12 14:31:33 UTC 2020


Am 12.08.2020 um 16:28 schrieb Niels Elgaard Larsen:
> dktue:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I was wondering why there's no way to distinguish valley and upper stations of
>> aerialways in OpenStreetMap.
>>
>> Usually an aerialway consists of
>>
>>   * one valley station
>>   * zero or more mid stations
>>   * one upper station (or "mountain station")
>>
>> What do you think you tagging this information with
>
> You could tag the aerialway with incline=up/down
>
>>   station=valley_station/mid_station/upper_station
>>
>> ?
>>
>> Cheers
>> dktue
>>
>> [1] https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:aerialway=station
>>
That's true but I think it would be very hard for consumers to extract 
this information (think of an overpass-query to find all mid stations). 
Would there be any advantage in following your suggestions instead of 
explicit tagging?



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