[OSM-talk] How to create a tramway?

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Tue Jan 20 14:16:01 GMT 2009


On 20 Jan 2009, at 13:16, René Hertzfeldt wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I'm René from Germany and at the moment living in Iași Romania.  
> Since
> I use the public transportation system a lot I decided to add that to
> the map of Iași, problem is how.
> For separate tracks I found two possibilities 'tramway' and
> 'railway=tram' - when to use which?
> If the railway direct on the street I saw that you just make a track
> 'highway' and 'railway' - but how do I add the name of the lines that
> actually drive on that tracks?

You should use a route relation, as each track might have many  
different lines/route running on it.

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Routes

Shaun





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