[Talk-transit] Should railway station relations include bus stops?

Thomas Wood grand.edgemaster at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 00:45:32 BST 2009

NaPTAN provides relations for stations (or at least it should, I've
yet to check), in most cases, this will contain the station node, and
entrance nodes, and child relations eg, the stops outside of it.
I've yet to import them, but I do have all the backreferences stored to do so.

On 10/09/2009, Frankie Roberto <frankie at frankieroberto.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Last question of the night from me.
> I've been creating relations for railway stations (see
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/United_Kingdom_train_stations) and just
> noticed, when doing Marylebone (
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/relation/238413), that there's already a
> Naptan-created relation for the bus stop (
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/relation/199421).
> Should these two be merged? Or are bus stop areas and train stations
> conceptually distinct?
> Frankie
> P.S I note that the Naptan relation doesn't have a type=* tag. This should
> probably be type=site?
> --
> Frankie Roberto
> Experience Designer, Rattle
> 0114 2706977
> http://www.rattlecentral.com

Thomas Wood

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