[Talk-GB] Conflicting tagging of london undergound stations

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Thu Sep 20 09:03:59 BST 2007

In message <68e55ace0709200100lcee4bb6t5a917412ac93d614 at mail.gmail.com>
        Abigail Brady <morwen at evilmagic.org> wrote:

> On 9/20/07, Alex Mauer <hawke at hawkesnest.net> wrote:
>> I think it would be better to use the layer tag rather than the tunnel
>> tag, but I agree that the whole thing should be railway=subway.
> I prefer tunnel to indicate tunnels.  In addition, layer=-1 would be useful
> for where the underground goes in cuttings and has roads cross it on
> bridges, despite not being in a tunnel itself - the Met does this around
> Farringdon, as an example.

Agreed - layer says nothing about whether something is above or
below ground. It is purely about establishing a z-ordering for
objects. If it's in a tunnel we should say so explicitly.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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