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Used to group multiple routes into a parent relation. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: Routes
  • relation - (blank)
Status: in use

Common practice is to create routes with no more than about 300 elements. But this is often the case with long routes. The routes are divided, e.g. at political borders and summarizes the individual sections in a superroute.

The superroute has the same characteristics as the routes regarding route=*, ref=*, network=*, name=*, …

An alternative approach is to tag the superrelation as a type=route containing the shorter type=route relations recursively. This is typical when mapping routes by direction in countries where route directions are signposted.


Internationale Euroroute R1
The routes are divided at the national boundaries. Example superroute.png

See also