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Expo2000 seilbahn1.jpg
Se usa para diversas formas de transporte de pasajeros y mercancías que utilizan cables, incluyendo teleféricos, telesillas y remontadores. Edit or translate this description.
Grupo: Vías por cables suspendidos
Usado en estos elementos
puede ser usado en nodospuede ser usado en víasno puede ser usado en áreasno puede ser usado en relaciones
Valores documentados: 3
Combinaciones útiles
Estado: de factoPage for proposal


See also Aerialway

Used for various forms of transport for passengers and goods that use wires, including cable-cars, chair-lifts and drag-lifts. See WikiProject Piste Maps and Proposed features/Piste Maps for more details.

Private use (forestry, agriculture..) aerialways can be tagged with access=private/forestry/... and other access=* restrictions.

Aerialways used for transport of goods could be mapped with foot=no and/or one of usage=industrial (industrial/mining aerialways) or usage=freight. Some freight/industrial aerialways may allow passengers, those might be tagged with foot=yes, foot=private, foot=forestry or similar.


Osmarender and Mapnik show ski lifts. Example are for Hoch y brig.


Key Value Element Comment Rendering carto Photo
Types of aerialway
aerialway cable_car vía [W] Cablecar or Tramway. Just one or two large cars. The traction cable forms a loop, but the cars do not loop around, they just move up and down on their own side, rolling along static cables over which they are suspended.
Aerialway gondola render.png
CH Furtschellas aerial tram.jpg
aerialway gondola vía [W] Gondola lift. Many cars on a looped cable.
Aerialway gondola render.png
Linbana kolmården cable car.jpg
aerialway chair_lift vía [W] Chairlift. Looped cable with a series of single chairs (typically seating two or four people, but can be more). Exposed to the open air (can have a bubble).
This implies oneway=yes (drawn upward). Any two-way chairlifts should be tagged oneway=no.
Chair lift rendering.png
Silver Queen Chair, CBMR.jpg
aerialway mixed_lift vía [W] Mixed lift Also known as a hybrid lift is a new type of ski lift that combines the elements of a chairlift and a gondola lift.
Cgd panoramabahn.jpg
aerialway drag_lift vía [W] Drag lift or Surface lift is an overhead tow-line for skiers and riders. A T-bar lift, button lift, or more simple looped rope drag lifts, or loops of wire with handles to grab. See also aerialway=t-bar, aerialway=j-bar, aerialway=platter and aerialway=rope_tow.
This automatically implies oneway=yes (drawn upward).
Chair lift rendering.png
T-bar lift.JPG
aerialway t-bar vía [W] T-bar lift. A type of aerialway=drag_lift.
This automatically implies oneway=yes (drawn upward).
Chair lift rendering.png
aerialway j-bar vía [W] J-bar lift. A type of aerialway=drag_lift. Like t-bar but just on one side.
This automatically implies oneway=yes (drawn upward).
Chair lift rendering.png
Coldspgs j bar lift.jpg
aerialway platter vía [W] Platter lift. A type of aerialway=drag_lift. Similar to a t-bar, but with a disc instead of a bar. Single-person only.
This automatically implies oneway=yes (drawn upward).
Chair lift rendering.png
aerialway rope_tow vía [W] Rope tow. A type of aerialway=drag_lift.
This automatically implies oneway=yes (drawn upward).
Chair lift rendering.png
Rope tow overview.jpeg
aerialway magic_carpet vía [W] Magic carpet. A type of ski lift.
This automatically implies oneway=yes (drawn upward).
Magic carpet uphill loaded P1437.jpeg
aerialway zip_line vía [W] Zip line. Simple aerial rope slides.
This automatically implies oneway=yes (drawn downward).
Chair lift rendering.png
Zip line arival SuperFly Whistler, BC, Canada.JPG
aerialway pylon nodo [W] Aerial lift pylon is a pylon supporting the aerialway cable.
09 Sommet TS.JPG
aerialway station nodoárea A station, where passengers can enter and/or leave the aerialway.
aerialway canopy vía Obsolete, please use aerialway=zip_line instead.
This automatically implies oneway=yes (drawn downward).
aerialway goods vía Controversial, consider other aerialway=* values in combination with foot=no and/or a usage=* key instead of this.
Aerialway goods.png
aerialway user defined nodo vía All commonly used values according to Taginfo

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Aerialway attributes

The start and end nodes of a way tagged as a piste:lift are assumed to be a station. These nodes may have their elevation documented with ele=*. Additional information should be tagged on the way (of the lift). Access may also depend on transport type(ski/foot/bicycle/?):

Key Value Element Description Example Photo
Wired ways
aerialway:occupancy People in each carriage (car, chair, etc.); numeric. vía Platter, j-bar and rope_tow implies aerialway:occupancy=1 and T-bar implies aerialway:occupancy=2.
aerialway:capacity People per hour; numeric. vía piste:lift:capacity=2600
aerialway:duration Minutes; numeric. vía Average/typical time for journey on that lift.
aerialway:detachable yes/no vía Specifies whether the aerialway has a detachable grip (yes) or a fixed grip (no). Especially significant for [W] chairlifts. By default, gondola, chair_lift, and mixed_lift imply yes, while cable_car, t-bar, j-bar, platter, rope_tow, and magic_carpet imply no.
aerialway:bubble yes/no (default) vía If each carriage has a (retractable) transparent cover to provide weather protection.
aerialway:heating yes/no (default) vía If each carriage has heating.
aerialway:bicycle yes/summer/no vía If bicycles are allowed in carriages: all year round; in summer, or not at all. By default, cablecar, gondola, and mixed_lift imply yes, and chairlifts, t-bars imply no. Sesselbahn Marchner.jpg
aerialway:access entry/exit/both/no nodo
Artículo principal: conditional restrictions

The access allowed to carriages at this node, entry means it is possible to board the lift here, exit means it is possible to disembark, both means both are possible (often the case for gondolas and cable-cars), and no means neither are possible (useful for beginning and ending nodes if the implicit assumption of being an entry or exit station is incorrect). Add :summer or :winter subkeys where seasonal rules apply (often in winter only ascending is allowed).

aerialway:summer:access entry/exit/both/no nodo The access as above, but only during "summer". Similarly for "winter". Use no in all stations if the aerialway is not operated at all.

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