ON February 12 Railtrack granted approval for network-wide use of Brand-Rex’s RT/E/PS/00005 standard thermoplastic A4 signalling cable, the firm’s first trackside product. The compact lightweight cable was developed for use with the Train Protection &Warning System and will replace rubber based designs.

Brand-Rex has also extended its X-treme Rail product range of hybrid copper and optic fibre cables to cover mass transit applications, including reduced diameter and shorter bend radius cables for use on urban rolling stock.

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