[talk-ch] Public transport: didok update
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Thu Feb 6 09:14:26 CET 2014
Am 05.02.2014 23:26, schrieb Thorsten Kurz:
> Hi Michael,
> I'd like find out whether the current UIC number in OSM (8588433) of
> these four unconnected bus stops (all named "Bessières) is just missing
> in the DIDOK list or if it was dropped from DIDOK and replaced by the
> one of the metro station "Bessières" (8589523).
> That's why I'm wondering how to match a real bus stop with the UIC
> and numbers in the DIDOK list. Are the UIC names unique too? Could I
> conclude from the fact that the bus stops and the metro station are all
> called "Bessières" that they must share the same UIC ref too?
In respect to uic_ref and uic_name we relied on the didok list
completely. If there is an actual bus stop on the ground, we matched it
with the most likely didok stop and took the uic_ref and uic_name from
In the case of Bessières, it seems they removed a distinct uic for the
bus stops. Interestingly, they just did the opposite in Zurich:
Hardbruecke has distinct uics for the bus stop and the train station.
As an alternative source of information I can recommend the SBB time
table. Unfortunately it doesn't display the uic, but the names usually
I think UIC names are unique. See
http://www.cadastre.ch/internet/cadastre/de/home/docu/publication/p096.html with rules about how to write stop names. But unfortunately you can't survey UIC names on the ground, only the names.
I would attach the bus stops to the metro station, because it's the
closest match in DIDOK.
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