From OpenStreetMap Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Public-images-osm logo.svg railway = milestone
Dutch railway hectometre sign.png
A stone or metal marker along a railway denoting the distance traveled. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Railways
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
See also
Status: in use


Used for a distance marker along a railway.

How to Map

Draw the node node direct on the way that represents the railway and add railway=milestone.

Tags to use in combination

Similar Tags

for "modern" milestones look at

for "historic" milestones look at

Railway milestones (in black), rendered by OpenRailwayMap.