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Public-images-osm logo.svg abandoned:railway
Abandoned railway line.jpg
Indicate the type of the abandoned railway Edit or translate this description.
Group: Railways
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesmay be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations


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Status: in use

A tag to map former railways, where the rails have been removed but the route is still visible in some way.

If the rails are still in place use railway=disused instead.

How to Map

Draw a way way representing the railway and add railway=abandoned

With abandoned:railway=rail/light_rail/subway/tram the type the former railway can be determined.


See also