Where do electric trains get the electricity to power their engines?

Question by Jay Gee: Where do electric trains get the electricity to power their engines?
How does the energy in a fuel determine an engines performance in torque and power? Are trucks etc, that need a lot of power stuck with oil as a fuel because of it’s btu per gallon ?

Best answer:

Answer by jim m
From coal burning electric power or hydropower.

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