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Public-images-osm logo.svg historic = locomotive
Ambarawa locomotief.jpg
A decommissioned locomotive which generally remains in one place Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: historic
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
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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), see historic=railway_car instead.

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

ATSF engine no. 1129.jpg

area 319625635

name=ATSF 1129


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