Key:electrified

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Public-images-osm logo.svg electrified
Mapping-Features-Railroad-With-Station.png
Description
Indicates infrastructure to supply vehicles with electricity, on rail tracks or highways. Edit or translate this description.
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
Useful combination
Wikidata
Status: in use

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

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) Overhead power lines.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 London underground siding.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

Services

View of south East England using ITO Map highlights railway lines colour-coded by their electrification status.