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I am attempting to use the Overpass API to retrieve data about a public transport route: the list of bus stops, their names and coordinates (ideally, in CSV format).

This query shows me all the stations in the selected area, which is not specific enough:

// gather results
  // query part for: “public_transport=stop_position”
out body;
out skel qt;

I know that the relation I need is 8649765, so ideally I would just run a query that says show me all nodes that match "public_transport"="stop_position" and for which the relation is 8649765. However, I did not find any examples that explicitly provide a relation ID.

The reason I think this approach is necessary is because the route in question covers several cities, so I want the query not to be tied to the location, but to the... well... relation.

How can this be accomplished?

asked 18 Feb '19, 14:42

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relation (8649765);
node._ [public_transport=stop_position];
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answered 18 Feb '19, 22:17

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Thank you, this works, though I had to replace stop_position with platform to get the names of the stations too.

(19 Feb '19, 12:44) ralien

Glad it pointed in right direction. I will modify to put out a CSV

(20 Feb '19, 08:09) andrewblack

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