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|route = subway|
|Route of a metro service (subway, underground or elevated rapid transit)|
|Group: Public transport|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: de facto|
|Tools for this tag|
This tag can be used to mark the route of a metro service (eg the "U79"): a subway, underground or elevated rapid transit train line.
Rail infrastructure not used for passenger transportation (e g railyards) should not be part of the relation.
How to map
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.
|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)
IMPORTANT: the key is spelt colour, and not
|duration||time from start to end||The amount of time from the first to last stop of the subway route. Use HH:MM:SS, H:MM:SS, HH:MM, H:MM, MM, or M format.(optional)|
|interval||time between arrivals||The time between arrivals at any given station along the route, also known as the headway or "service frequency". Use HH:MM:SS, H:MM:SS, HH:MM, H:MM, MM, or M format.(optional)|
Add all tracks railway=subway and stations to the relation as members.
In PTv2 the roles route, forward and backward are invalid.