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Public-images-osm logo.svg electrified = rail
Stromschiene und Fahrschiene U-Bahn München (Querschnitt).jpg
Electrified with a third rail system Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the 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)
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Status: de facto

The tag electrified=rail is used to specify that a railway is electrified with a third rail system.

A third rail is a method of providing electric power to a railway locomotive or train, through a semi-continuous rigid conductor placed alongside or between the rails of a railway track.

How to map

On a way way representing a railway with third rail, add electrified=rail.

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