> Sent: Sat, 7 Apr 2018 22:51:40 +0100 
> From: ael <law_ence....@ntlworld.com>
> To: tagging@openstreetmap.org
> Subject: Re: [Tagging] Still RFC — Drop stop positions and platforms
> > If I'm not mistaken, the dictionary is referring the platform *on* the
> > bus [^1], not to the bus stop.
> As a native English speaker, I am sure that is the case. I have been
> bemused by the use of "platform" to describe a typical bus stop.
> Very definitely not BE in normal usage. 

Do you know if that applies to rail transport in Britain as well?

Reading the english wikipedia article

one may conclude that the term platform is then used interchangably
for waiting area and specific areas on the vehicle  _or_  that there
is a difference in usage of the term across modes of public trans-


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