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Heavy rail Metro or light rail
In use Out of use Tunnel In use Out of use Tunnel
           
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to indicate different lines or services.
Stations
Terminus
Major
Accessible
S-Bahn (or other commuter rail)
S-Bahn and other services
Limited service
Out of use; line in use
Out of use; line in use
Out of use; line in use
Minor station/stop
Accessible
S-Bahn
Limited service
Out of use; line in use
Interchange
Between lines
(same building)
Hub or complex
Cross-platform interchange
Connected but separate
Between modes
Accessible
Out of use; line in use
Facilities
Depot or freight station
Out of use; line in use
Minor depot or factory
Out of use; line in use
Junctions
Flat junction
Route continues off map
Branch out of use
Crossings
At grade
Over other line
Under other line
(at interchange)
Under other line
(metro/light rail)
Unprotected level crossing
Protected level crossing
Bridges
Overbridge
Underbridge
Viaduct or large bridge
Across water
Swing bridge
Over canal or navigable river
Over trail
Over highway or major road
Under highway
(alternate)
Over motorway
(UK symbol)
Formations
Tunnel
Cutting
Embankment
Elevated line
Track features
Single-direction travel
Interruption (features omitted)
Incline
↓ uphill
Summit
Switchback
Passing loop
Crossover
Siding
Passing siding
Yard
Reversing loop
Turntable
Traverser
Other features
Milepost or change of measure
Street running
Border or fare zone
International border, customs
Line end
Transportation
high-speed train
long-distance train
heritage railway or
railway museum
long-distance train
(US symbol)
metro or subway
bus or coach
commercial airport
funicular or
rack railway
aerial lift or gondola
parking
Other features
church
museum
hospital
stadium
factory
or works
significant building
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miscellaneous building
scenic outlook
other feature
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