Tag:passenger=national

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Description
Used to mark a railway route with long-distance passenger service within one country. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Railways
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesmay be used on waysshould not be used on areasmay be used on relations
Requires

railway=* or route=*

Wikidata
Status: proposed

Use passenger=national with railway=* on a way or route=* on a relation to mark a railway route with long-distance passenger service within one country

National railway

  • Connects multiple large towns and cities with long distance, often overnight inter-city trains.
  • In Germany like IRE, IC and ICE.
  • In USA, Amtrak routes which are interstate and national in scope, neither passenger=regional (sub-national scope, sometimes intrastate) nor "commuter" routes (passenger=suburban). Examples include California Zephyr, Coast Starlight, Empire Builder, Silver Meteor, Southwest Chief and Texas Eagle.

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