Silvertown UK Ltd’s Silentbloc Division is supplying torque reaction links to Alstom Gears Ltd for Juniper EMUs being built by Alstom Transport for Gatwick Express, South West Trains and ScotRail.

One link is fitted between each gearbox and the bogie frame, with the heavy-duty rubber/metal construction serving to absorb shock forces and vibration. The basic four-car Juniper is designed for a maximum speed of 160 km/h in suburban and inter-urban service, or regeared for 120 km/h high-density suburban operation.

Silvertown UK LtdReader Enquiry Number 149