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Is there a link to download all Indian railway stations in SHAPE format? They could be either Points or Polygons, I could use them in either geometry?

asked 03 Jun '16, 08:09

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The easiest way to do this is to save the data with a Overpass Query (such as this one) and use something like ogr2ogr to convert to a Shape file. (This particular query is small enough to return in Overpass-Turbo meaning that a geojson or KML file can be saved directly).

There are various additional parameters which can be added to the Overpass query which may help, see the documentation.

Alternatives are to download the ready built Shape files from Geofabrik or download a complete extract of india and pull out the stations using osmfilter (again you will need to convert from an OSM format to Shape).

For ad hoc conversions opensource GIS software such as QGIS may be more convenient than ogr2ogr or osm2shp.

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answered 03 Jun '16, 12:32

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