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Public-images-osm logo.svg aerialway = pylon
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A pylon supporting the aerialway cable. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: aerialways
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
Status: de facto

A pylon supporting the aerialway cable on a ski lift for example. See Key:aerialway for more info

For an electrical pylon see power=tower

How to map

Place a node at the location of the pylon, and add the tag aerialway=pylon. The node should also form part of the way representing a lift (this way has the aerialway=gondola tag or similar)

Additional tags

Similar tags

  • aerialway=station – A station where you can enter or leave the cable car/chair lift.
  • power=tower – for a pylon carrying high voltage electrical power lines
  • man_made=tower – for other types of towers and pylons