[Talk-transit] Fwd: [OSM-talk] Train station names: "Place Station" ou just "Place" ?

Péter Connell p8r at connell.plus.com
Fri Sep 25 09:39:02 BST 2009


They are CRS codes.

Richard Mann wrote:
> UK railway term for the three letter code (eg EUS for Euston) is (wait 
> for it): tlc
> (most railway locations also have a 5-digit stanox, a 4-digit national 
> location code (nlc), a tiploc and several more, but for stations, the 
> tlc is the nearest to a meaningful short code)
> I'd suggest something like tlc_ref
> Richard
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: *John McKerrell* <john at mckerrell.net <mailto:john at mckerrell.net>>
> Date: Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 8:10 PM
> Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] Train station names: "Place Station" ou just 
> "Place" ?
> To:
> Cc: Talk OSM <talk at openstreetmap.org <mailto:talk at openstreetmap.org>>
>
>
> On the subject of railway stations. I think it would be good if tagged
> them with their reference codes (no idea what the correct term is),
> all the stations in the UK have codes and if you know them it's
> quicker to use them while searching. I'm not such a geek I know all of
> them but the ones I use regularly I tend to know (in the UK they're
> also useful for the traintimes.org.uk <http://traintimes.org.uk/> 
> site, e.g. http://traintimes.org.uk/sav/eus
>  gets the next trains from Stratford-upon-Avon to London Euston).
>
> Just spotted the wiki mentions uic_ref so would this go under ref, or
> nr_ref (national rail) or something else?
>
> John
>
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