[Tagging] Miniature railways and park t rains
timothy at eastlincoln.net
Mon Jan 18 20:37:33 UTC 2021
>> Maybe we should tag all the *rails* of miniature railways as
>> railway=miniature. If there is only one publicly accessible and
>> regularly used stop on the system, it is a pure amusement ride and could
>> be tagged attraction=train or attraction=train_ride. If there are
>> multiple stops, it could be some form of public transit sort of like
>> Disney's monorail.
> As has been pointed out previously, we mustn't forget outdoor "model" or
> "hobby" miniature trains. There's one near me that I've mapped . It
> is on private property and is not an attraction, nor is it large enough
> to carry people. It is simply someone's hobby. The rails are about 6
> inches apart. Unfortunately I do not have a picture.
>  https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/39.97556/-85.64379
This would be a railway=miniature (the rails) but it does not have any
attraction=train/model_train to go with it.
We need to have both of these concepts available for OSM mappers.
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