[Openstreetmap] River and railway data

Jo Walsh jo at frot.org
Wed Feb 23 21:27:51 GMT 2005


On Wed, Feb 23, 2005 at 09:07:25PM +0000, Nick Whitelegg wrote:
> One useful component of any free mapping would be river and railway data. This 
this topic came up on the freegis list recently: check out;
http://intevation.de/pipermail/freegis-list/2005-February/002140.html

vmap0 has hydro features and major roads, but i don't think it has
rail features. i would love to have a rail network map. i have played
around geocoding stations in london and attempting to scrape lists of
addresses for stations, like the ones at
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rail_transport_in_Great_Britain#UK_railway_stations

we subsequently set up some vmap0 bittorrents -
http://uo.space.frot.org/?GeodataTorrents ...
http://www.remotesensing.org/ogr/drv_ogdi.html describes OGR's vmap0
support


-jo 




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