Proposal:Deprecating demolished railway tags

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Deprecating demolished railway tags
Proposal status: Canceled (inactive)
Proposed by: Ewrt1
Draft started: 2024-02-26
RFC start: 2024-02-26


This proposal aims to deprecate all Demolished Railway tags, including railway=razed, railway=dismantled and railway=historic, in favor of adding the features in Open Historical Map.


There is already lots of dicussion regarding deprecating these tags, and there is a Verifiability tagging standard in OSM. It's becoming a popular topic.


This proposal deprecates railway=razed, railway=dismantled and railway=historic.

Features/Pages affected

External discussions

See Demolished Railway#Other discussions.


Please comment on the discussion page.