Wikidata:WikiProject Railways

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



Properties for stations[edit]

Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
instance ofP31Iteminstance of: that class of which this subject is a particular example and member; different from P279 (subclass of); for example: K2 is an instance of mountain; volcano is a subclass of mountain (and an instance of volcanic landform)railway station <instance of> Euston Station-
imageP18Commons media fileillustration and image: image of relevant illustration of the subject; if available, also use more specific properties (sample: coat of arms image, locator map, flag image, signature image, logo image, collage image)Douglas Adams <image> Douglas adams portrait cropped.jpg-
named afterP138Itemeponym, memorial society and namesakes: entity or event that inspired the subject's name, or namesake (in at least one language). Qualifier "applies to name" (P5168) can be used to indicate which oneCamembert <named after> Camembert-
countryP17Itemcountry: sovereign state that this item is in (not to be used for human beings)Wusung 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 for specifying locations that are non-administrative places and for items about events. Use P1382 if the item falls only partially into the administrative entity.Seattle <located in the administrative territorial entity> King County-
coordinate locationP625Geographic coordinatesgeographic coordinate: 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, property and owned by: owner of the subjectChoupette <owned by> Karl Lagerfeldowner of
operatorP137Itemoperator: The operator of train services in the station.Yamanote Line <operator> East Japan Railway Companyitem operated
maintained byP126Itemoperator: The maintainer of the station infrastructure.IUCN Red List <maintained by> International Union for Conservation of Nature-
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-
patronageP3872Quantityridership and number of individuals: 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 stationReading railway station <number of platform tracks> 15-
place served by transport hubP931Itemterritorial entity or entities served by this transport hub (airport, train station, etc.)London 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 railway 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, opening and inauguration: date or point in time an event, museum, theater etc. officially openedAl Mazar Commercial Centre <date of official opening> -
transport networkP16Itemtransport network: network the infrastructure is a part ofBundesautobahn 1 <transport network> autobahn in Germany-
Onestop IDP11109External identifieridentifier for public transporation-related entities in Transitland databaseUnion Station <Onestop ID> s-9vg4mnenef-dallas-

Properties for rail transport[edit]

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-
terminusP559Itemterminus: the 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 diagram templateP3858ItemWikimedia route diagram: Wikimedia template with route diagramCentral line <route diagram template> Template:Central line RDT-

Properties for rolling stock[edit]

See subpage /Properties for rolling stock



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