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Public-images-osm logo.svg electrified = rail
Stromschiene und Fahrschiene U-Bahn München (Querschnitt).jpg
Third rail 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
Status: in use

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.

Useful combinations