3.13.1. Attribution rules for high-speed transport objects

Rapid transit map items include metros and light metros, rapid trams, rapid buses, urban cable cars and monorails, urban funiculars, and other systems that transport passengers and do not run along city streets. Rapid transit items includes sections of rapid transit lines, lines in their entirety, stations, and exits from stations.

These include light-rail transport systems (rapid trams and transport systems of the “light metro” type that are structurally similar to rapid trams). These will be referred to further on as LRT systems. Special drawing rules and attributes apply to LRT systems (see below).

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3.13.2.1 Rules for adding attributes to rapid transit line sections

The attribute panel for sections of a rapid transport line looks like this:

When you add attributes to sections of a rapid transport line, follow the rules that apply specifically to their attributes.

3.13.2.1.1. Be a part

The “Part of” attribute indicates which specific rapid transit line a section belongs to.

If the rapid transit line was drawn earlier, then you can choose its name from the list. If the line was not drawn in earlier, then you must fill in the field manually (which creates a new rapid transit line):

After you save the item, the name of the line displays in the panel as a link that opens the entire line editing panel. Editing techniques for these composite linear items are described in section 2.6.2. Composite linear items.

3.13.2.1.2. Level (A) and Level (B)

Do not edit the Level A and Level B attributes for high-speed transport lines.

3.13.2.1. Attribution rules for high-speed transport stations

The attribute panel for stations of a rapid transport line looks like this:

When you add attributes to rapid transport line stations, follow the rules that apply specifically to their attributes:

3.13.2.2.1 Rapid transit line

The “Rapid transit line” attribute indicates which specific rapid transit line a station belongs to.

For stations in light-rail transport systems, enter the lines or transport systems that they belong to.

If the rapid transit line was drawn earlier, then you can choose its name from the list. If the line was not drawn in earlier, then you must fill in the field manually (which creates a new rapid transit line):

3.13.2.2.2. Name

The high-speed station name is assigned in accordance with the general rules. See 3.1.3. Map item naming rules. Additionally:

  • Always enter the Caption name without including the map item type.

    • official: Tyopliy Stan Metro, Biblioteka imeni Lenina Metro.

    • for signing: Warm Mill, Lenin library.

  • For unofficial names (such as historical ones), you can choose whether or not to include the item type in the name. For example, you can enter either Izmailovsky Park or Izmailovsky Park Metro.

  • For stations (and station exits) in light-rail transport systems, you must enter the following:

    • Official name in format [type + proper name]

      Например: Solnechnaya rapid tram station.

    • Name “for caption on map” in format [proper name].

      For example: Solar.

For example:

3.13.2.3. Rules for attributing outputs of high-speed transport stations

The attribute panel for exits from a rapid transport station looks like this:

When you add attributes to rapid transport station exits, follow the rules that apply specifically to their attributes:

3.13.2.3.1. High-speed transport station

The “Rapid transit station” attribute indicates which specific rapid transit line station an exit belongs to.

If the high-speed transport station is already drawn on the map, then when filling in the field it is recommended that you choose a name from the list. If there is no station on the map yet, you should first create it (see Section3.13.1.2. Rules of drawing high-speed transport stations), and then the corresponding exits for the stations.

You must enter the parent station for all station exits in light-rail transport systems.

3.13.2.3.2 Name

High-speed transport station exits should only be captioned if they have a proper name, number or any other label already. Otherwise, do not caption them.

Such proper names, numbers, and labels should belong to the “Official” name type.

The “For caption on map” name type should only be used when an exit has an official name that needs to be shortened. Only this abbreviated name should be used as the caption.

Some examples of official names:

  • Numbered exit ─ 1

  • Exit with proper name — GMK Bulvarı, Ziya Gökalp Caddesi (some metro exits in Ankara have their own proper names)

  • Labeled exit ─ D1.

Attention.

1) Keep in mind that captioning nearby streets, address points, and landmarks does not substitute a proper name for an exit (ex: exit to Andropova Avenue, exit to Orbita cinema theater, exit to Kolomenskoye Museum-Reserve, etc.).

2) Do not add the following to an exit's name, number, or label:

  • — Name of the station an exit belongs to

  • — The words “entrance” and “exit”

  • — Any notes about an exit's current condition (e.g. closed off, undergoing maintenance)

  • — Any info about an exit's structural features (e.g. Elevator)