Entry from British & World English dictionary
A rail transmitting current to an electric train or other vehicle.
- The reason for two conductor rails was to minimise electrolysis, as Patrick already noted above.
- In the background are the conductor rail of the northbound track, and one running rail very close to it.
- Rubber tyres also run against the side contact conductor rails to guide the train on its track.
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Line breaks: con|duct¦or rail
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