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Public-images-osm logo.svg electrified = contact_line
Caténaire 1,5 kV 01.jpg
An overhead line 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
Useful combination
Status: de facto

Specifies that a railway is electrified via wires (or rails, particularly in tunnels) situated overhead, above the tracks.

How to map

If a railway has overhead lines, add electrified=contact_line to the way tagged with railway=*.

Useful combinations

  • cables=* - count of overhead wires, default value 1, but there exist a few railways with more
  • frequency=* - frequency in Hz
  • voltage=* - voltage in V


See also