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Autoexport from the XML-Schema for element IS:netTravelPath of railML® version 3.2

is used to connect more than two net (macro or meso) elements to define drivable paths inside a macro/meso node




from (1..1), to (1..1), via (1..1)


  • changesDirection: Indicates that there is a net change of orientation when travelling this NetTravelPath (optional; xs:boolean),

  • crossesContraflowTraffic: Flag that indicates that the train needs to cross over the main direction of traffic. (optional; xs:boolean),

  • directed: Describes if the NetTravelPath is directed. If true, there may be another one in reverse direction. (obligatory; xs:boolean),

  • distance: Travel distance for a train using this NetTravelPath. (optional; xs:decimal),

  • lengthRestriction: The maximum length of a train using this NetTravelPath. (optional; xs:boolean),

  • numberOfDirectionChanges: Number of direction changes when travelling this NetTravelPath (optional; xs:nonNegativeInteger),

  • requiresShunting: Indicates if shunting operational rules are necessary to travel this NetTravelPath. (optional; xs:boolean)
Elements may have different parent elements. As a consequence they may be used in different contexts.
Please, consider this as well as a user of this wiki as when developing this documentation further.
Aspects that are only relevant with respect to one of several parents should be explained exclusively in the documentation of the respective parent element.


This element does not appear in railML® 3.1 within the IS subschema. It is available only in railML® 3.2. Do not hesitate to contact for further questions.

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Introduced with version 3.2.


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