[Talk-GB] Route of old train lines - Annan Branch & Riccarton and Hexham Railway
davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Sat Nov 6 12:59:14 UTC 2021
In general - OSM is a current data map. Any objects which no longer
exists should be removed.
There is so much old railway gumpf which needs to be transferred to OHM
'state' appears to be a tag created by hose who are unaware of a
On 06/11/2021 11:52, Tony Shield wrote:
> Looking at OPNVKarte layer I see that these two relations are shown.
> Looking at the tagging it appears that both relations are type=route,
> route=train, status=abandoned; I believe this tagging is incorrect.
> Reading wiki about routes
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Relation:route and the general
> principal that OSM only shows the present I think that route=train is
> wrong and should be deleted.
> Reading wiki about Railways
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Railways railway=abandoned may be
> correct for parts of those routes - although not for those parts which
> are now submerged in the Solway Firth and Kielder Water - they are no
> longer visible.
> I intend to delete the route=train tag from those relations, if there
> is a consensus on a replacement tag I will add that.
> Tony - TonyS999
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