Template:Ka:Map Features:railway

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Template for the Railway table in the Map Features page. Use the default English text or use the template arguments for your translations

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English writers shall write their comments in the template itself (avoiding double edition). 
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== section header ==
|name=        (section header line)
|description= (displayed before and/or after the table; optional)

== One key/value row ==
|railway:key=   |station:value=   |station:desc=   |station:render=   |station:photo=



Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
railway rail Mf way.png Full sized passenger or freight trains in the standard gauge for the country or state Mapping-Features-Railroad-With-Station.png Train.jpg
railway tram Mf way.png One or two carriage rail vehicles, usually sharing motor road (Other languages) Mapping-Features-Tram-With-Halt.png T14 1.JPG
railway light_rail Mf way.png Short/light passenger trains. Metro systems.
railway abandoned Mf way.png The course of a former railway which has been abandoned and the track and infrastucture removed.
Abandoned railway line.jpg
railway disused Mf way.png A section of railway which is no longer used but where the track and infrastructure remains in place. See disused=yes for alternative tagging. Rendering-railway disused.png
Disused railtrack 101 5351.jpg
railway subway Mf way.png A passenger rail service running mostly underground.
800px-Madrid - Estación Marqués de Vadillo - 20060910.jpg
railway preserved Mf way.png A railway running historic trains, usually a tourist attraction (changed to preserved from preserved_rail as "rail" is redundant).
Railway preserved rendered.PNG
Railway preserved.jpg
railway narrow_gauge Mf way.png Narrow-gauge passenger or freight trains. Rendering narrow gauge.jpg
Narrow gauge.jpg
railway construction Mf way.png A railway under construction. See construction=* and the construction=yes proposal Proposed_features/Construction
railway monorail Mf way.png A railway with only a single rail.
Monorail in Kuala Lumpur
railway funicular Mf way.png Cable driven inclined railways. Rendering funicular.jpg
Vilnius funicular.jpg
Additional features
bridge yes way If the railway goes over a street or waterway.
cutting yes way A section where the railway is significantly lower than ground level
electrified contact_line / rail / yes / no Mf way.png contact_line: a power line over the train head
rail: a third rail near the track supplying the train with power
yes: electrified track, but no details available
no: track with no power supply
Overhead power lines.jpg
embankment yes Mf way.png A section where the railway is raised significantly higher than ground level
frequency Mf way.png The frequency with which a line is electrified. Use 0 for DC. Also see the voltage tag.
tunnel yes way If the railway goes below ground. Should be always present on subways.
usage main / branch / industrial / military / tourism way The main usage of this railway
voltage Mf way.png The voltage with which a line is electrified. Also see the frequency tag.
Service attributes
service yard way Tracks within railway company operated marshaling yards
service siding way Relatively short lengths of track, running parallel to (and connected to) a main route
service spur way Relatively short lengths of track, built to give one company or entity access to the main line
railway station Mf node.png Mf area.png Railway station (Other languages). Mapping-Features-Railroad-With-Station.png
Paddington Station.jpg
railway halt Mf node.png A small station, may not have a platform, trains may only stop on request. Mapping-Features-Tram-With-Halt.png
Railway halt.jpg
railway tram_stop Mf node.png A tram stop is a place where a passenger can embark / disembark a tram.
Rendering-railway-tram stop-mapnik.png.png
გადაკვეთები (Intersections)
railway crossing Mf node.png A point where pedestrians may cross. Dscf1407-600.jpg
railway level_crossing Mf node.png გზის და ლიანდაგის გადაკვეთა (A point where rails and roads cross.)
Rendering-railway-level crossing-mapnik.png
Level crossing - Chertsey - England - 270404.jpg
railway subway_entrance Mf node.png The entrance to a subway station, usually going from surface to underground.
Rail-related features
railway turntable Mf node.png Mf area.png These are used for changing the direction that part of a train is pointing in.
Turntable of Railroad 001.jpg
railway platform Mf way.pngMf area.png This is parallel to the rail line for showing where the actual platforms are. It is also to know where you can change platform and enter the station, so use footpaths to connect them. This is really useful for routing too.
railway buffer_stop Mf node.png stops the train at the end of a track. see Buffer_stop
landuse railway Mf area.png Ground used around railways and railway-stations
railway User Defined Mf node.png Mf way.png

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