[Tagging] Miniature railways and park t rains
dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 20:56:52 UTC 2021
Am Mo., 18. Jan. 2021 um 21:39 Uhr schrieb Tim Magee <
timothy at eastlincoln.net>:
> > 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.
IMHO we should use "railway" for stuff that actually can transport freight
and/or people and have something else for toys (model railways).
This is also what I read in the wiki:
"All forms of transport using metal rails" on
and "The railway tag is used to mark all kinds of railways, railway
infrastructure or other transports using rails." on
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