This is a proposal for a set of tags and members making a Relation for railway station (can be used for both rail and subway).
Currently, most rail and subway stations are marked as a point with railway=station on a track. This this implementation is lacking, mainly because most stations have more than one tracks, each likely requiring it's own railway=station point. Next, typical station consists of more than just a point on a track, namely:
- a set of tracks
- one or more platforms
- a set of bridges, tunnels or plain footways which interconnect platforms
access to those elements may be or not be restricted, depending on whether there are turnstilles you need to pass to access the station.
(Please correct me if I'm wrong here) Subway stations also require a connection between platform and track, as being marked by tunnel=yes, passability of empty space is not assumed.
That said, we need a relation to be able to group all station elements into a single entity.
|station||railway / subway|
|name||a name||Name of the station|
|operator||operator name||The party responsible for the station, e.g. "Network Rail"|
|access||free / restricted||Whether you are required to have a e.g. ticket to access the station area|
- Add more tags from railroad=*
- Add a way to link station to a platform (i.e. train which stops between two platforms may actually only take passengers from one of them and put them to another
- Add example images