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Stop areas permit to represent the crossing points and spots that are served by a transport offer.


Quay (Q) It is a specific place, such as a platform, a waiting, drop-off or pick-up area in which the passenger can wait, enter and exit vehicles in one direction. It is multi-modal, multi-line, multi operator Example: Paris Montparnasse station, platform n8

Consult the Stop Areas

You can view the stop areas created in “Stop Area Referential” of each Workgroup.


  • Their name

  • Zip code

  • City

  • Area type

  • Status

Managing Stop areas

For each Stop area the star wheel of every Stop area allows to launch the accessible actions (see, edit stop area).


To create a new area you should fill in the template with all necessary information and to submit them.


In this block of the form, you have the possibility to indicate the information on the identification of your stop area. You fill in the name of the stop area and there is a possibility to have the name of a stop area in different languages. To add the name in another language, fill in the field with the corresponding flag.



You have to choose the Category for your stop area: “commercial” or “non-commercial”. The commercial category is chosen by default.



The Parent that you choose for your Stop area must have the Type area higher than the Type of the stop area that you create.


At the creation the Stop area has Status “In creation” by default. You can change the status to “Activated” or “Deactivated”.


Otherwise, you can create other providers in the “Stop area referential” - "Stop Area Providers".


You can create a Referent stop for one or more other stop areas. Any stop can be associated to a reference stop, which will be proposed in the dedicated block when you edit your stop area.


  • A stop area associated with a Referent stop, you can access its referent directly.

  • A Referent stop, you can see all the associated stop areas in the "Specific stops” block (and access them directly).


In the Location block, you can enter the geographical coordinates of your stop area and, if necessary, the address at which this stop area can be found and the time zone of its position.



In the Usage block, you can add information on the service time of your stop area and its fare code. You can also indicate a web page associated with this stop area.



In the Accessibility block, you can enter various information on the equipment present at your stop area. You can enter information such as equipment for passengers with reduced mobility, the presence of audible and visual equipment, etc. You can choose the “true”, “false”, “partial” or “unknown” status for each of these devices. If this information is not provided, the “unknown” status is automatically chosen. A “Description” field is available in case you wish to add more information.



In the Codes block, a public code or an external code can be added to the stop area if necessary.


Custom fields


It is possible to add an additional section “Custom Fields” in stops, through a request to enRoute Support.

This part is used to add specific descriptive data on the stop in the form of a text, a list, a number or an attachment.


Configure Stop Area Referential

In the "Stop area referential" section, by clicking on the "Edit parameters" button, you have the possibility to define the information that is displayed for each stop area during its selection in the whole Workgroup.


You can change translations of the stop area name by editing it. The form directly displays the languages ​​selected "By default" in the parameters of the referential. The other languages ​​added in the parameters can be added one by one on the stop area page.

Stop Area Routing Constraints

Routing Constraint Zone (RCZ) managed by Chouette allows to represent the specificities of offer associated to a like and route. Some restrictions based on the distance between the stop areas for example, are not easy to manage by this function.


You choose two stop areas where you want to forbid the traffic. If you choose “Yes” for the option “Both ways”, the restriction will be applied for both ways.


Connections allow you to predefine the time of pedestrian journey between two stop areas.


  • an "Identification" block with the business identifier (ID) and the Direction of the connection (oneway or both ways)

  • a map showing the two stops

  • a "Duration" block with the durations (or "-" if the value is not defined)

  • two blocks detailing the associated stops

  • a "General" block with the Connection Type, the name (or "-" if the value is not defined), the associated comment (or "-" if the value is not defined)

Stop area providers

The data of the Stop areas referential, Line referential and Topological referential is associated with a provider.


To create a new stop provider, press the "Add" button, give it a name and submit.


Entry points

Entry points are used to define an entrance and/or an exit to access a stop area on a transport line.

You can view your Workgroup's entry points in the Stop area referential.


For each entry point, ID, name, stop areas, stop area provider, zip code, city, type, are displayed.


You can filter entry points by name, stop areas, stop area provider, zip code, city, type, entry, exit, so the only related matches are displayed.

For each entry point, a star-wheel allows you to launch the available actions (display, edit, delete).

When creating an entry point, you must define its name, the stop area it is associated with and the stop area provider. You can add information on the type of access (open door, gate, etc.), whether this entry point is an entry or an exit, its short name and a free description.


In the localization block, you can fill in all the information about the position of your stop.


Once the entry point is created, you can view its information page.