Key:subway

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Description
Specifies whether subway trains stop at a feature Edit or translate this description.
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Status: approvedPage for proposal

The key subway=yes/no is used to specify whether subway trains stop at a feature such as a train station or platform. A monorail is a distinctive railway where the trains run on one single rail, often suspended above streets.

This key was approved for use with public_transport=stop_position only, when proposed at Proposed_features/Public_Transport, however it has also been used with other railway=* and public_transport=* feature tags.

How to Map

  • Add the tag subway=no to a feature when subway trains do not stop there, even though they might otherwise be expected to.

See also

  • access=* - general access restrictions - while train=yes/no appears to be an access restriction, it is rarely used in this way
  • train=* - specifies whether a train stops at a feature - usually not a subway, monorail or tram
  • tram=* - specifies whether trams or streetcars stop at a feature
  • subway=* - specifies whether a subway train stops at a feature
  • light_rail=* - specifies whether "light rail" trains stop at a feature