Definition of conductor rail in English:

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conductor rail

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A rail transmitting current to an electric train or other vehicle.
Example sentences
  • 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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