Rail networks

English name: Rail networks

Description (English)

Railway tracks, and the immediate highly-disturbed environment adjacent to railways, which may consist of banks or verges.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code J4.3

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
CORINE Land Cover 1.2.2. Road and rail networks and associated land n/a
Biodiversity Broad Habitat Classification (UK) 3 Boundary and linear features overlap
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 9.4 Voie ferrée same
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 A510000 Železnicné komunikácie (železnice) n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 J4.3 Rail networks same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 J4.3 Rail networks same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 J4.3 Rail networks same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 J4.3 Rail networks same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 J4.2 Rail networks same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 J3.2 Rail networks same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 86.43 Railroad switch yards and other open spaces wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 86.43   wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 86.43   wider
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 86.43   wider
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