[Talk-transit] Railway route relations

Melchior Moos melchiormoos at gmail.com
Wed Jul 8 15:37:40 BST 2009


2009/7/8 Richard Mann <richard.mann.westoxford at googlemail.com>

> The public transport schema says we should be tagging rail service
> relations as:
> No route tag
> line=rail
> service = high_speed / long_distance / regional / commuter
> ref = service reference
> nat_ref = national timetable reference
> Whereas oepnv-karte is seems to be rendering on the basis of:
> green for route=light_rail (being used for S-Bahn, ie service=commuter)
> yellow for route=train (being used for pretty much everything else)
> brown for route=railway (being used for odd leftover bits)
> The schema seems to allow the use of relations for infrastructure (use
> route=railway), but does not particularly encourage that.
> I would take it that actually the best approach is to tag as per the schema
> (using an Operator code for the ref until we think of something better), and
> hope/assume Melchior adds rendering support in due course?

The tagging schema mentioned above is also supported. There is a list of the
recongnised tags available in the wiki (for now only in german, if you're
interested I will tanslate it):

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