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Public-images-osm logo.svg electrified
Caténaire 1,5 kV 01.jpg
Indicates infrastructure to supply vehicles with electricity, on rail tracks or highways. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: railways
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesmay be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Documented values: 3
Useful combination
Status: de facto

The electrified=* key is used to specify the form of electrification system used on railway, tram and trolley bus systems.

Tagged on railway=* ways and for trolley bus systems on highway=* ways.

Key Value Element Comment Photo
electrified contact_line Mf way.png Used for tracks electrified with Overhead Contact Line (OCL) / Overhead Contact System (OCS) / Overhead Line Equipment (OLE) Caténaire 1,5 kV 01.jpg
electrified rail Mf way.png Used for tracks electrified with a 3rd rail system, with one additional rail on insulators, using shoe pickup by the train, and traction return via the running rail(s) Stromschiene und Fahrschiene U-Bahn München (Querschnitt).jpg
electrified 4th_rail Mf way.png Used for tracks electrified with a 4th rail system, with two additional rails on insulators and two shoe pickup by the train, and traction current returning via one of the insulated rails Uxbridge, York Road Metropolitan Line sidings.jpg
electrified ground-level_power_supply Mf way.png Ground-level power supply, also known as surface current collection and Alimentation Par le Sol (APS) George Street near the Dymocks building December 2017.jpg
electrified yes Mf way.png This tag is to be used when the system of electrification is unknown. Mappers should use electrified=contact_line, rail, 4th_rail, or ground-level_power_supply where they are able to identify the system by use of aerial imagery or other means.
electrified no Mf way.png Not electrified
frequency Mf way.png The frequency with which the line is electrified. For example 0, 16.7, 50, 60
voltage Mf way.png The voltage with which the line is electrified, for example 630, 1000, 25000