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A railway feature which is no longer used but where the infrastructure remains in place. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: railways
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesmay be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Documented values: 4
See also
Status: de facto

A railway feature which is no longer used but where the track or other infrastructure remain in place.

Also see the more common tag railway=disused for disused railway tracks.

How to map?

Disused Stations and halts

Add the tag disused:railway=station to a node or area for a disused station, or the tag disused:railway=halt for a disused halt. The prefix disused:=* is used because the feature is no longer function as a station or halt.

Disused rail tracks

Disused Level crossing

Common values

Railway tracks:

Other infrastructure:


See also

  • railway=disused - more common tag for disused railway tracks
  • railway=abandoned - common tag for abandoned railways, where the tracks have been removed but other traces remain
  • abandoned:railway=* - for abandoned railway stations, halts and possibly tracks, which are in disrepair