A traction power station is a power station that produces only traction current, that is, electric current used for railways, trams, trolleybuses or other conveyances. Pure traction power stations are rare and there are many more power stations that generate current for other purposes, such as standard three-phase alternating current (AC), in addition to traction current.
- Muldenstein Bahnkraftwerk Muldenstein (German), in the former East Germany
- Nuclear power station Neckarwestheim Nuclear Power Plant (GKN Block 1) The only nuclear power station that produces traction current directly with the world's largest generator for single phase AC.
- Walchensee Hydroelectric Power Station, Bavaria.
- Pump storage power station Langenprozelten.
- Großkraftwerk Power Station in Mannheim.
- Former Lots Road Power Station in Chelsea, London. Provided power to London Underground from 1905 to 2001.
- Conowingo Dam, and Holtwood Dam on the Susquehanna River provide 25 Hz traction power for the Northeast Corridor in the United States
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