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Electrification is a clean and environmentally beneficial way of powering trains. The train draws power from the infrastructure supply system instead of carrying its own fuel.
There are two main types of electrification:
Electrified track miles defines the extent of the network that is electrified and the type of electrification.
Detailed information about this capability is shown in Table A of the Sectional Appendix published for the rail industry. For more information please see the National Electronic Sectional Appendix (NESA).