[Talk-GB] OSM coverage

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Mon Mar 29 21:05:25 BST 2010

On 29/03/10 20:35, Graham Jones wrote:

> How do 'Trunk' roads fit into yours (and the DfT's) scheme?   Someone
> changed the main road into Hartlepool to be 'Trunk' on the basis that it
> has green signs, but I have never thought of it as being a significant
> enough place to have a Trunk road, although it does have green signs.
> Have you merged trunk and primary?

That user was correct - in OSM we use highway=trunk for all primary A 
roads (those with green signs) and highway=primary for all other A roads 
(those wth white signs).

This is documented in many places in he wiki.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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