[Talk-GB] The OSM UK map: abandoned railways may still have bridges.
boothym at gmail.com
Thu Nov 2 14:00:51 UTC 2017
Assuming you are talking about this way:
Nothing to do with disused=yes - it's not rendered because it's marked
as railway=abandoned, which is the correct way to tag a former railway
line where the tracks have been lifted but the route is still visible
(which I presume is the case here).
Though I do agree that bridge=* and railway=abandoned would be useful to
On 02/11/2017 13:43, Paul Berry wrote:
> 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
> <mailto:phil at trigpoint.me.uk>> wrote:
> On 2 November 2017 13:23:53 GMT+00:00, ael
> <law_ence.dev at ntlworld.com <mailto:law_ence.dev at ntlworld.com>> wrote:
> >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
> >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 purpose.
> With 2026 looming we need to avoid hiding useful countryside
> Phil (trigpoint)
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