OS 1:250,000 modern layers

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No sign of Rugby Services.
Make poetry history.

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Big L wrote: Sun Nov 14, 2021 16:36 No sign of Rugby Services.
Which is on the shiny new 2022 release, which is live on SABRE Maps now.
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Steven wrote: Thu Jun 09, 2022 08:04
Big L wrote: Sun Nov 14, 2021 16:36 No sign of Rugby Services.
Which is on the shiny new 2022 release, which is live on SABRE Maps now.
Rugby services shown as a non-motorway service area.

Some other interesting changes and omissions:

No sign of the A30 or A391 improvements in Cornwall.

The proposed lines of the Arundel bypass and LTC have been deleted. They have been shown for the last couple of years. The A12 realignments between Chelmsford and Colchester continue to be shown as proposed.

A new A-road to the northeast of Aylesbury. No doubt another development road for more sprawling car-dependent housing estates rather than any functionally useful bypass.

The East-West railway has gone from being an almost intact disused railway to being a dotted line, presumably an under construction railway. But no such dotted line for HS2 which you might expect to make an appearance by now.

A487 Caernarfon bypass shown as complete.

No roundabout for the M181/A1077(M).

The link from the A9 to A94 north of Perth has regressed from under construction to proposed.

I'm sure there will be many more changes i haven't picked up on yet.
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SouthWest Philip wrote: Thu Jun 09, 2022 22:17 No roundabout for the M181/A1077(M).
This (along with Truvelo's comment about the 2021 map not showing a roundabout on A449 north of Penkridge) isn't actually surprising.

At that scale, roundabouts are generally only shown where two roads marked on the map meet at a roundabout. There are a few exceptions to this, for example, on A460 just south of M54 J1.
SouthWest Philip wrote: Thu Jun 09, 2022 22:17 The proposed lines of the Arundel bypass and LTC have been deleted. They have been shown for the last couple of years.
Another one that's been shown for the last couple of years but has disappeared this year is the M54-M6 Toll Link. It's been really hard to see as the A460 label hides it, but it's definitely been there on the 2020 and 2021 editions.

One more for the "additions" list is the Stafford Western Access Route, and on a more off-topic note, so has a new tram stop in Birmingham.
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Steven wrote: Fri Jun 10, 2022 08:37
SouthWest Philip wrote: Thu Jun 09, 2022 22:17 No roundabout for the M181/A1077(M).
This (along with Truvelo's comment about the 2021 map not showing a roundabout on A449 north of Penkridge) isn't actually surprising.

At that scale, roundabouts are generally only shown where two roads marked on the map meet at a roundabout. There are a few exceptions to this, for example, on A460 just south of M54 J1.
SouthWest Philip wrote: Thu Jun 09, 2022 22:17 The proposed lines of the Arundel bypass and LTC have been deleted. They have been shown for the last couple of years.
Another one that's been shown for the last couple of years but has disappeared this year is the M54-M6 Toll Link. It's been really hard to see as the A460 label hides it, but it's definitely been there on the 2020 and 2021 editions.

One more for the "additions" list is the Stafford Western Access Route, and on a more off-topic note, so has a new tram stop in Birmingham.
They're showing the Five Ways tram stop, which isn't open yet. They also don't show all the tram stops in the city centre, but that's probably understandable as they'd obliterate all other detail.

An interesting omission is any indication of county/unitary authority boundaries (national boundaries are shown). I doubt that it has anything to do with the scale, which is clearly sufficient.
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