|unapproved and breaks backward compatibility, don't use|
|Used on these elements|
|Tools for this tag|
Use end_date=* to indicate when a feature went out of service, or was demolished. See start_date=* for details of formatting of dates.
Except for rare cases use of this unapproved tag breaks backward compatibility - as a result map features (such roads) which are no longer existent may be displayed as existing or confuse routers.
See also Comparison of life cycle concepts.