Tag:route=subway

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Description
Route of a metro service Edit or translate this description.
Group: Route
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasmay be used on relations
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Status: in use

This tag can be used to mark the route of a metro service (eg the "U79").

Rail infrastructure not used for passenger transportation (e g railyards) should not be part of the relation.

How to tag a metro route relation ?

Use one relation for each direction, so you need 2 relations for a metro line. Don't forget to add these relations to a route_master relation.

Key Value Comment
type route (mandatory)
route subway (mandatory)
ref reference The reference by which the route is known. e.g. 4, 4A, X13, etc. (recommended)
operator operator Name of the company that operates the route.
name individual name The name of the route or line.
network local / regional network Name of the network; Can be an abbr. e.g., BVG, RMV. (optional)
wheelchair yes / no / limited Indicates if the subway on the route are suitable for wheelchairs. (optional)
colour ex: red / #FFEEDD The "official" colour for the subway route. Identifiers in some cities. (optional)
duration time from start to end The amount of time from the first to last stop of the subway route. Use HHːMMːSS, HːMMːSS, HHːMM, HːMM, MM, or M format.(optional)
interval time between arrivals The time between arrivals at any given station along the route, also known as the "service frequency". Use HHːMMːSS, HːMMːSS, HHːMM, HːMM, MM, or M format.(optional)
to name Destination station
from name Start station

Members

Add all tracks railway=subway and stations to the relation as members.

Way/node Role Recurrence? Discussion
way (blank) one or more The tracks making up the route. The order of the member in the relation should be identical to the order where the train runs through.
node stop Zero or more A stop on the route. The order of the members in the relation should be identical to the order in the timetable.
node way area platform Zero or more A platform belonging to the route. The order of the members in the relation should be identical to the order of the stops in the timetable.

In PTv2 the roles route, forward and backward are invalid.