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A traction transformer feeds railway overhead or rail contact lines Edit or translate this description.
Group: Power
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Status: approvedPage for proposal


A traction transformer feeds railway overhead contact lines. It is usually a single-phase transformer whose secondary voltage is that of the contact line, typically 15 kV or 25 kV.

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