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

Richard Mann richard.mann.westoxford at googlemail.com
Fri Sep 25 09:49:20 BST 2009


CRS (the old mainframe Computer Reservation System) used them, but they are
more generally known as tlcs.

Richard

2009/9/25 Péter Connell <p8r at connell.plus.com>

> 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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