[Talk-in] Network/Operator tags for railway systems

Arun Ganesh arun.planemad at gmail.com
Thu Nov 5 15:04:15 UTC 2015


Finished tagging the rest of the Delhi metro network
https://github.com/mapbox/mapping/issues/134

On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 8:17 PM, Arun Ganesh <arun.planemad at gmail.com> wrote:

> Have added the tags to the yellow line.
>
> Overpass query: http://overpass-turbo.eu/s/cr8
>
> On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 5:32 PM, Arun Ganesh <arun.planemad at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> The network and operator tags are used for customized styling like adding
>> logos to metro station locations and distinguishing different sections of
>> the network like railway zones and divisions.
>>
>> Just checked the existing data and there is not much use of these tags in
>> India, so it is a good time to propose something we could use in the
>> future. By default we can consider the railway network of the railways in
>> India to be Indian Railways, therefore only exceptions need explicit
>> tagging:
>>
>> Major non IR networks (acronyms preferred), to be used on route relations
>> and station nodes
>>
>>    - `network=DMRC` for Delhi metro
>>    - `network=Mumbai Metro`
>>    - `network=CMRL` for Chennai metro
>>    - `network=BMRC` for Bengaluru metro
>>    - `network=JMRC` for Jaipur metro
>>
>> IR network operators (full name preferred) to be used on objects
>>
>>    - `operator=Konkan Railway Corporation`
>>    - `operator=Southern Railways`
>>    - `operator=Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation`
>>    - `operator=Central Railways, Mumbai` for Mumbai division of Central
>>    railways
>>
>>
>> Reference:
>>
>>    - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rapid_transit_in_India
>>    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zones_and_divisions_of_Indian_Railways
>>
>> As of now Delhi metro is the biggest non IR network and we can start
>> tagging the stations and routes if there is no objection to using
>> `network=DMRC`
>>
>>
>> --
>> Arun Ganesh
>> (planemad) <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Planemad>
>> <http://j.mp/ArunGanesh>
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Arun Ganesh
> (planemad) <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Planemad>
> <http://j.mp/ArunGanesh>
>



-- 
Arun Ganesh
(planemad) <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Planemad>
<http://j.mp/ArunGanesh>
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