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The railways talk force works on railway lines and stations in the broadest sense of the word.




Properties for stationsEdit

Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
instance ofP31Iteminstance of: that class of which this subject is a particular example and member (subject typically an individual member with a proper name label); different from P279; using this property as a qualifier is deprecated—use P2868 or P3831 insteadrailway station <instance of> Euston Station-
imageP18Commons media fileillustration: image of relevant illustration of the subject; if available, use more specific properties (sample: coat of arms image, locator map, flag image, signature image, logo image, collage image); only images which exist on Wikimedia Commons are acceptableHal Koerner <image> HalKoerner2009.jpg-
named afterP138Itemeponym and memorial society: entity or event that inspired the subject's name, or namesake (in at least one language)Camembert <named after> Camembert-
countryP17Itemcountry: sovereign state of this item; don't use on humansWusung Radio Tower <country> People's Republic of China-
located in the administrative territorial entityP131Itemadministrative territorial entity: the item is located on the territory of the following administrative entity. Use P276 (location) for specifying the location of non-administrative places and for items about eventsSeattle <located in the administrative territorial entity> King County-
coordinate locationP625Geographic coordinatesgeographic coordinate system: geocoordinates of the subject. For Earth, please note that only WGS84 coordinating system is supported at the momentMount Everest <coordinate location> 27° 59′ 17.00″ N 86° 55′ 31.00″ E-
located in time zoneP421Itemtime zone: time zone for this itemGermany <located in time zone> UTC+01:00-
owned byP127Itemproprietor: owner of the subjectChoupette <owned by> Karl Lagerfeldowner of
operatorP137Itemoperator: person, profession, or organization that operates the equipment, facility, or service; use country for diplomatic missionsYamanote Line <operator> East Japan Railway Companyitem operated
adjacent stationP197ItemThe stations next to this station, sharing the same line(s). Should be qualified with connecting line (P81), towards (P5051), direction (P560), and start time (P580).Watford Junction railway station <adjacent station> Euston Station-
fare zoneP3610Itemfare zone: fare zone that the station is inWaterloo tube station <fare zone> London fare zone 1-
patronageP3872Quantitypatronage: number of passengers, patrons or visitors in specified time periodTimes Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal <patronage> 64,815,739-
number of platform tracksP1103Quantitynumber of tracks served by the platforms at a railway stationBerlin-Charlottenburg station <number of platform tracks> 8-
place served by transport hubP931Itemterritorial entity or entities served by this transport hub (airport, train station, etc.)Luton Airport <place served by transport hub> London-
station codeP296StringRailway station code: generic identifier for a railway station, when possible, use specific property on certain coding system (e.g. P1378 for China Railway TMIS codes)Reuchenette-Péry Station <station code> REU-
Commons categoryP373StringCommons category: name of the Wikimedia Commons category containing files related to this item (without the prefix "Category:")Calosoma reticulatum <Commons category> Calosoma reticulatum-
date of official openingP1619Point in timeopening ceremony and opening: date or point in time an event, museum, theater etc. officially openedAl Mazar Commercial Centre <date of official opening> date of official closure

Properties for rail transportEdit

Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
railway traffic sideP5658ItemRight- and left-hand train traffic: indicates for a country or a railway line whether rail traffic usually runs on the left or right hand sidePeople's Republic of China <railway traffic side> left-
track gaugeP1064Itemtrack gauge: spacing of the rails on a railway trackBelgrade–Bar railway <track gauge> 1435 mm track gauge-
terminusP559Itemthe feature (intersecting road, train station, etc.) at the end of a linear featureMalmö Central Station <terminus> -
route mapP15Commons media fileroad map: image of route map at Wikimedia CommonsBundesautobahn 8 <route map> Map D A8.svg-
route diagramP3858ItemWikimedia route diagram: Wikimedia route diagram templateCentral line <route diagram> Template:Central line RDT-



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