[OSM-talk] Railway Data for Europe?

Michal Migurski mike at stamen.com
Sun Jan 11 08:45:22 GMT 2009


>> I'm working on a project that involves a rail map of Europe. I'm
>> curious if anyone has a sense for the overall quality of OSM's  
>> coarse,
>> intercity rail coverage for Europe? Has there been any mass import of
>> a single, large, free dataset that would make it possible to render a
>> convincing rail network map for the whole continent at a fairly low
>> resolution? (e.g. zoom level 5 or 6 in terms of tiles)
>
> Here are some images we have created - a few of them today in  
> response to your query, others in the past few weeks.
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/itoworld/tags/railway/

Thanks for rendering these, they're just what I was looking for.

You're right, there are a few gaps, but the appearance may be  
sufficiently believable, which is all I'm really looking for!

>

-mike.

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