[Talk-GB] Things that aren't stations tagged railway=station
peter.miller at itoworld.com
Tue Apr 19 11:20:03 BST 2011
On 19 April 2011 10:30, Lester Caine <lester at lsces.co.uk> wrote:
> Lennard wrote:
>> > Any unambiguous tagging scheme you can think of would be fine.
>>> > (railway=abandoned_station would also be possible)
>> This variant has the added benefit that it would make it into most current
>> rendering databases for free. Data users that do want to show this, don't
>> have to do anything special to their import stages.
>> Using a key suffix (railway:disused=*) would mean extra work.
> Additionally it does allow for the growing number of lines and stations
> that are being re-opened ;) Broadway near me is currently abandoned but IS
> being restored as part of the Gloucestershire railway and the track is
> slowly working it's way up the old abandoned line ... But a part that may be
> useful in the UK is cleaner identification of preserved over main line
> railway stations?
I have been using the prefix 'construction:' and 'proposed:' on tags to
indicate that something is in the process of changing and there may also be
a role for 'former:'.
For example tags on part of the M25 which is being widened:
And on the A11 where one carriageway is being demoted to a minor two-way
It would seem logical to include the status of 'former' elements in the same
way. So a former station would be tagged using as follows:
The lifecycle of a feature would then be.
> Lester Caine - G8HFL
> Contact - http://lsces.co.uk/wiki/?page=contact
> L.S.Caine Electronic Services - http://lsces.co.uk
> EnquirySolve - http://enquirysolve.com/
> Model Engineers Digital Workshop - http://medw.co.uk//
> Firebird - http://www.firebirdsql.org/index.php
> Talk-GB mailing list
> Talk-GB at openstreetmap.org
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Talk-GB