Tag:usage=tourism

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Description
Specifies that a railway is a tourism line: rail tracks for tourists, around museums, historic or "heritage" trains, often only on weekends and holidays and/or seasonally, most preserved railways Edit or translate this description.
Group: Railways
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should not be used on nodesmay be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
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Status: in use

The tag usage=tourism is used together with railway=* to map a tourist rail line: railway tracks for tourists, around museums, historic or "heritage" trains, often only on weekends and holidays and/or seasonally. Most often used with railway=preserved, or railway:preserved=yes + railway=rail or railway=narrow_gauge.

Use usage=* only for the main tracks (not for siding, yard tracks etc.). That also applies for crossover or overtaking tracks.

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Other values of usage=*:

Tag Comment
usage=main Main line, presumably heavy traffic, often double tracked and/or electrified, may be high speed.
usage=branch Branch line, less traffic and lower speed than main lines, often single tracked and/or not electrified, may be constructed to lower specifications than main line. May connect a place to a mainline or serve to connect mainlines, typically a few dozen miles in length.
usage=industrial Tracks in private use that serve only freight transport inside ports, industrial complexes or mining areas, and for connecting these to the public network
usage=military Tracks for military use, mainly on military areas, munitions storage areas or connections to the public railroad network.
usage=test Tracks used for testing of new vehicles or new rail transport technologies.

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