Feeder line

Feeder line

Telecommunications

In communications, a feeder line is a peripheral route or branch from a main line or trunk line.

Electrical Engineering

A feeder line is either a coax cable line or an open feeder line (more commonly used in lower frequency broadcasting in place of coax).

Public Transport

While applicable to any area of communication making using of a hierarchical network, the term is particularly used in US air travel and rail transport.

Efficient, high-capacity routes connect important nodes while feeder lines connect these nodes to departure and destination points.

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