|To provide additional information about a highway, railway etc|
|Used on these elements|
|Documented values: 16|
|Tools for this tag|
The service tag is used to provide additional information about a highway, railway or waterway.
|This article is linked as a translated version from the English article, but the content appears to be out of sync with the reference text (usually the English or German version). Please update this translation if possible.|
Usage in shop=car
Main article: Tag:shop%3Dcar
- service=emergency_access for firefighters
- service=User Defined
The service tag can be used to describe tracks, which still are tagged with railway=*, at railway stations and yards more detailed. See also landuse=railway about mapping not accessible railway yard areas.
This tag is used for the tracks at yard stations which are operated by the railway company itself (in difference to spur tracks).
Some yards have track numbers you can see from outside the yard area.
This tag is used for short tracks which run parallel to the main track and are connected to it. These tracks are used by slower trains to be overtaken or to park wagons there. These tracks might be hard to differ from the main tracks in some cases.
This tag is used for short tracks connecting a factory or power plant to the railway network.
This tag is used for only few metres long tracks connecting to tracks of different directions of traffic. To be found only on double or more tracked railways. Often found in stations and at (crossover) junctions.