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Public-images-osm logo.svg handrail
Defines whether there is at least one handrail Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: Properties
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesmay be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
See also
Status: de factoPage for proposal

Handrails are rails designed to be grasped by the hand so as to provide stability. The handrail key and its variants describe the presence of handrails on steps and paths.


Define whether there is a handrail at all:

Define the position of the handrails (in the direction of the OSM way):



way On a way:

See highway=steps for more examples.

Usage statistics

handrail:left=* handrail:center=* handrail:right=*

See also