The pantograph station is a high-powered fast charger. It is intended to charge electric buses equipped into any type of pantograph (e.g. Ride&Charge, Shunk). The station is designed for outdoor operation. When parked at the station, the pantograph connects to the corresponding charging point on the bus and enables rapid charging of the batteries. Pantograph stations are increasingly being used in cities because they allow efficient charging of batteries during operation, which in turn allows uninterrupted passenger service throughout the day.