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Public-images-osm logo.svg power = catenary_mast
Stahl-Oberleitungsmast Deutsche Bahn.jpg
A pole supporting the overhead wires used to supply electricity to vehicles equipped with a pantograph such as trams and trains Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: power
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Status: de facto

The tag power=catenary_mast is used to map a catenary mast which supports the system of  overhead wires used to supply electricity to electrically powered vehicles equipped with a pantograph, such as trams, streetcars, light rail, and trains.

How to map

Place a node at the location of the mast, and add the tag power=catenary_mast.

See also

  • power=pole - A single pole supporting power lines, often a wood, steel, or concrete mast designed to carry minor power lines.
  • power=tower - A tower or pylon carrying high voltage electricity cables. Often constructed from steel latticework but tubular or solid pylons are also used.
  • power=portal - A supporting structure for power lines, composed of vertical legs with cables between them attached to a horizontal crossarm.
  • man_made=utility_pole - A single pole supporting elevation of any of various and unspecified public utilities, such as power transmission, lighting or telephony.