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Ambarawa locomotief.jpg
A decommissioned locomotive which generally remains in one place Edit or translate this description.
Group: Historic
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: in use

A tag for a decommissioned  locomotive which has become a tourist attraction and generally remains in one place.

For a decommissioned railway car (freight or passenger), use historic=railway_car.

How to Map

Place a node node at the location of the locomotive or draw an area area for the outline and use historic=locomotive. You can also name it with name=*. If the locomotive is a tourist attraction, then add tourism=attraction.

Some locomotives are located in a building, draw a area area as a separate line with building=*. Set the locomotive separately as point node or area area in the building. Don't use building=* on trains, because a locomotive is not a house. Add to the locomotive the property location=indoor.

For a covered locomotive use covered=* or on a separate area building=roof.

Additional tags

If the locomotive has some kind of amenity=* like a bar, restaurant or tourism=* like a hotel or a museum, it can be tagged as a separate node with own name and further information.


Don't use building=* on trains, even if they remain in one place.


Image Tags OSM Carto
IMG 7433.JPG (8338583261).jpg

area 387287128

name=V 200

ref=220 058-2
description=DB-Baureihe V 200.0

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ATSF engine no. 1129.jpg

area 319625635

name=ATSF 1129


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