Tag:highway=platform

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Public-images-osm logo.svg highway = platform
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Description
A platform of a bus station.
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How to use

The highway=platform tag is sometimes used for places at which passengers wait for or board a public service vehicle; highway=bus_stop is also used for this purpose (see Tag:highway=bus_stop for more detailed description of options for this tag). For railways the equivalent tag is railway=platform.

A new standardised tag (public_transport=platform) was approved in April 2011 within Proposed_features/Public_Transport to identify waiting points across all transport modes. It will, however, take time for down-stream services to adapt this new tagging scheme, so in the meantime, the 'traditional' tagging should be included.

See also