why are some electric trains between washington and new york on 25 cycle ac current instread of 60 cycle. ?

Question by guywire: why are some electric trains between washington and new york on 25 cycle ac current instread of 60 cycle. ?

Is there something about a lower number of cycles that delivers more power to the motors or makes them more easily controlled

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Answer by DTT89ACE
Because that is how the system is set up due to the power supply.

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