[Tagging] bridge:name and tunnel:name

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Fri Aug 14 12:29:11 UTC 2020




Aug 13, 2020, 15:01 by email at daniel-korn.de:

> Here's an example [1] where the name of the tunnel seems to be tagged as "name". I'm not sure what the roads name is (might be Schlossbergtunnel, Hegelstra├če or Rheinlandstra├če). Tagging it to tunnel:name would definitely clarify on this.
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> So is there a consensus that one should tag "tunnel:name" instead of "name" for the name of the tunnel?
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If name or road and tunnel is different - yes.

If name of tunnel is also name of road then name tag should be fine.


> [1] https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/4834663
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> Am 13.08.2020 um 14:56 schrieb Matthew Woehlke:
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>> On 13/08/2020 08.10, dktue wrote:
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>>> the wiki states since more than eight years that there's a debate about wether one should tag "tunnel:name" or "name". [1]
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>>> Is there any new opinion in the community on this topic that has not been documented in the wiki?
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>> How is the tunnel tagged? If it's a highway that happens to be going through a tunnel (e.g. https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/361906432) I would expect that `name` is the name of the *road*, hence if the tunnel also has a name, it would need to be tagged in some other manner (e.g. tunnel:name).
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>> Note that my example *does* have the street name in `name`.
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>> If the tunnel is somehow tagged separately from the highway, then I could see that using `name` as the name of the tunnel. Of course, if the *road itself* is known by the same name as the tunnel, then it would also make sense to use `name`.
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