[Talk-GB] The OSM UK map: abandoned railways may still have bridges.
pmberry2007 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 2 13:43:31 UTC 2017
Examples abound but an egregious one, in this context, is the south side of
Leeds City Centre where you have the Holbeck Viaduct with its 92 brick
arches 3 stories high marching across the urban landscape. An extremely
visible structure in reality but rendered invisible on all the main layers
simply due to *disused=yes*.
On 2 November 2017 at 13:37, Philip Barnes <phil at trigpoint.me.uk> wrote:
> On 2 November 2017 13:23:53 GMT+00:00, ael <law_ence.dev at ntlworld.com>
> >On Thu, Nov 02, 2017 at 01:02:13PM +0000, Dave F wrote:
> >> >
> >> > o Another is railways - I'm guessing you'd want to remove the
> >> > of dismantled railways, and also possibly abandoned ones,
> >But please render existing bridges: these are quite common in Cornwall
> >and are highly significant particulary where they cross roads.
> >Just because the railway is dismantled or abandoned does not mean the
> >bridges have magically evaporated.
> The embankments, cuttings and trackbed have not evaporated either. Their
> presence on the map is useful for rural navigation (ROW still climb disused
> embankments and cutting), and they are potential routes for ROW improvement
> projects which start by staring at a map so let's make OSM useful for this
> With 2026 looming we need to avoid hiding useful countryside information.
> Phil (trigpoint)
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