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Public-images-osm logo.svg railway = tram_crossing
Tram crossing near Ampere Way (geograph 2675129).jpg
Pedestrians can cross a tramway here. Show/edit corresponding data item.
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 (except multipolygon relations)
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Status: de facto

Tram crossing - a point where a footway crosses a tramway on the same level. Sometimes equipped with traffic signals or warning lights and/or acoustic warning.

How to map

Draw a node node on the path crossing the railroad and add railway=tram_crossing.

Tags to use in combination



This has been adopted by iD in 2020 at 2.18.5 https://github.com/openstreetmap/iD/blob/release/CHANGELOG.md#2185 together with preset for railway=tram_level_crossing, now appearing alongside railway=crossing & railway=level_crossing. This was seen as controversial by some from debate in Talk:Tag:railway=tram_level_crossing, as recorded in ID/Controversial_Decisions#Tram_crossings. There are more documentation at Tag:railway=tram_level_crossing.

Note that iD pushes adding this tags at any intersection of railway=tram and road centerline, despite that due to our mapping practices it often is not representing place of a tram crossing. See examples.


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