Rail

By Chris Dodds on 15th June, 2016

New from Anderton Concrete is the Ander-Fin rail cable theft deterrent - the simple route to secure trackside cabling. The pioneering new cable protection system used in conjuction with Anderton cable troughing enables cables to be secured to... Read More - Anderton Ander-Fin :...


By Chris Dodds on 19th January, 2016

T&D International are the UK distributor for SPS Rail Cable Joints which were originally developed for London Underground Ltd (LUL) and are now specified throughout the global rail industry. This range includes zero halogen heat shrink ca... Read More - Video Training - Joi...


By Chris Dodds on 6th November, 2015

Ellis Patents Pegasus cable hangers are specified to provide cable support to rail cables in both underground (sub-surface) and surface installations.  T&D are currently supplying several Network Rail tunnel cabling projects working ... Read More - Ellis Patents Non-Me...


By Chris Dodds on 6th November, 2015

Ellis Patents Pegasus Cable Hangers. Ellis Patents are committed to driving technology forward and improving product performance to prolong the lifespan of their Cable Cleat and Cable Hanger products while improving overall rail industry safety.&n... Read More - Ellis Patents Pegasu...


By Chris Dodds on 30th September, 2015

        What is Anderlite Cable Troughing? Anderlite cable troughing, manufactured by Anderton Concrete, is a lightweight, pre-cast concrete troughing system used to house and protect cables on rail applications. ... Read More - Anderlite Cable Trou...


By on 24th July, 2015

PMA Cable Protection - Cable Conduit Systems Part Of The ABB Family PMA UK are one of the worlds leading cable protection brands, serving many companies across industries globally including rail, construction, energy and power. PMA have an inte... Read More - ABB PMA Flexible Cab...


By Chris Dodds on 16th July, 2015

As the rail industry looks to integrate its data management systems to improve reliability, standby battery solutions provider BCL Power thinks it can help. Brett Communications Ltd (BCL Power) was established in 1994 as a telecoms battery service... Read More - UPS - The Key Role o...


By Chris Dodds on 7th July, 2015

                  Invented by ABB heritage brand Thomas & Betts in 1958, Ty-Rap cable ties are the original and definitive product in safe and secure cable management for bot... Read More - Thomas & Betts T...


By Chris Dodds on 27th May, 2015

Pfisterer Rail - Connectors, Clamps, Compensating Devices, Insulators & Electrical Safety. Pfisterer Sicon Power Feed mechanical shearbolt connectors for transformer connections are Network Rail PADS Approved.  Pfisterer Sicon 332 5... Read More - Pfisterer Sicon Powe...


By Chris Dodds on 8th May, 2015

Rail Cable Straps - London Underground LU. Balata Cable Straps - 3c 185sqmm 11kV LSOH Cable Strap (Powerlink SP80201). Pictured. Balata Straps are designed to provide a secure, reliable and robust cable supporting method suitable for use in all... Read More - Balata Cable Straps ...


By Chris Dodds on 8th May, 2015

Rail Cable Straps - London Underground LU. Balata Cable Straps - LV Low Voltage Signal Comms. Pictured. Balata Straps are designed to provide a secure, reliable and robust cable supporting method suitable for use in all outdoor railway cable in... Read More - Balata Cable Straps ...


By Chris Dodds on 7th May, 2015

Rail Cable Joints. LU & Network Rail. SPS cable joints are Network Rail (PADS) and LUL approved. SPS cable joints approved for cable jointing trackside power, signal, telecom and tunnel cables.   LSF Tunnel Cable Joints Fir... Read More - Video Training : Ins...


By Chris Dodds on 4th March, 2015

      London Underground (LUL) Approved Products   Prysmian Cable Cleats & Cable Glands Prysmian LSOH (low smoke zero halogen) cable cleats and cable glands are specified throughout the London Underground ra... Read More - Prysmian Cable Cleat...


By Chris Dodds on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 40A 6 pole finished Copon grey. Die cast enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.   Craig & Derricott Isolator... Read More - Craig & Derricot...


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 40A 6 pole finished Copon red. Die cast enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.         Craig... Read More - Craig & Derricot...


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 40A 6 pole finished Copon grey. Die cast enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.         &nbs... Read More - Craig & Derricot...


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 40A 6 pole finished Copon red. Die cast enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.          ... Read More - Craig & Derricot...


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 25A 2 pole stainless steel enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.           Craig &a... Read More - Craig & Derricot...


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 25A 3 pole stainless steel enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.         Craig & Derric... Read More - Craig & Derricot...


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 25A 3 pole + 2E/B Aux. Stainless steel enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.         Craig ... Read More - Craig & Derricot...


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 25A 4 pole stainless steel enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.           Craig &a... Read More - Craig & Derricot...


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 25A 6 pole + 2E/B Aux. Stainless steel enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.         Craig ... Read More - Craig & Derricot...


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 40A 2 pole stainless steel enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.         Craig & Derric... Read More - Craig & Derricot...


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 40A 3 pole stainless steel enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.         Craig & Derric... Read More - Craig & Derricot...


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 40A 3 pole + 2E/B Aux. Stainless steel enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.         Craig ... Read More - Craig & Derricot...


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 40A 4 pole stainless steel enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.         Craig & Derric... Read More - Craig & Derricot...


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 40A 6 pole + 2E/B Aux. Stainless steel enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.         Craig ... Read More - Craig & Derricot...


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 40A 3 pole + switched neutral. Sheet steel enclosure lockable in Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.           &... Read More - Craig & Derricot...


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 63A 3 pole + switched neutral. Sheet steel enclosure lockable in Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.           C... Read More - Craig & Derricot...


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 80A 3 pole + switched neutral. Sheet steel enclosure lockable in Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.           &... Read More - Craig & Derricot...


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 100A 3 pole + switched neutral. Sheet steel enclosure lockable in Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.           ... Read More - Craig & Derricot...


By Chris Dodds on 6th February, 2015

  Panduit Cable Locking Stainless Steel Bands - Protecting Network Rail Cables From Theft   Throughout the 20,000 miles of Network Rail infrastructure electrical cables are used to provide the vital power needed to keep its trains ... Read More - Network Rail Cable T...


By Chris Dodds on 30th January, 2015

Network Rail PADS Number 3M Electrical  Part Number Product Status Replacement Full Description 0039/013057 3M Scotchcode ... Read More - 3M Electrical : Netw...


By Chris Dodds on 27th January, 2015

Silver Fox Cable Labels Fox-Flo LS0H Tie-on Cable Labels   Cable Labels With London Underground Approval....Print up to 60 cable labels in 15 seconds.   LU 1-085 is the current approval document which details the requirements o... Read More - LU 1-085 Approved Ra...


By Chris Dodds on 27th January, 2015

      Acknowledgement : Abigail Yates (Sales & Marketing Executive at Roxtec) T&D distribute a wide range of Roxtec cable transits including round and rectangular cable transit frames, cable and pipe seals... Read More - Roxtec Halogen Free ...


By Chris Dodds on 20th January, 2015

      T&D have supplied 6 Lucy Fortress Size 24 Feeder Pillars to the site contractor enabling the Low Voltage Power Distribution upgrade to Hackney Downs Railway Station, Essex Hot dipped galvanised and stainless ste... Read More - Feeder Pillars For L...


By Chris Dodds on 20th January, 2015

Rail Cable Trough - CUBIS RAILduct. Deter Copper Cable Theft. CUBIS RAILduct™ is the modern, lightweight alternative to concrete cable troughing for containing trackside rail cables, including signalling, telecom and power (low and high ... Read More - CUBIS RAILduct HDPE ...


By Chris Dodds on 20th January, 2015

PADS Approval 3M Cold Shrink Termination 95-EB62-2 (Cat 054/064142). 3M 95-EB62-2. 3M Cold Shrink High Voltage Cable Joints and Cable Terminations carry Network Rail approvals for 6.35/11kV, 25kV and 19/33kV polymeric power cables. Prysmian 25k... Read More - PADS Approval For 3M...


By Chris Dodds on 15th December, 2014

      This week, T&D have received a record purhase order for the design and supply of LV Pre-Wired Distribution Feeder Pillars. T&D assisted in the specification of LV Low Voltage Pre-Wired Feeder Pillars to Perth ... Read More - Lucy Zodion Feeder P...


By Chris Dodds on 8th August, 2014

T&D are Link-up Approved - Link-up qualifies, evaluates and monitors suppliers on behalf of UK rail market buyers. Company Name: Barnbury Enterprises Ltd T/A Thorne & Derrick Company ID: 158366 Subscription to Link-up Expiry Date: 05 ... Read More - Thorne & Derrick...


By Chris Dodds on 9th July, 2014

Feeder Pillars Ritherdon feeder pillars, made from 304 grade stainless steel, are used to provide low voltage power control, monitoring and distribution in the rail and tram system. Ritherdon feeder pillars are designed with an integral ro... Read More - Ritherdon Stainless ...


By Chris Dodds on 30th June, 2014

Panduit Cable & Wire Management For The Global Rail Industry Who Are Panduit? T&D, a specialist distributor for Panduit, thank Sarah Juley (Panduit Social Media Manager) for contributing this Guest Blog to our website. Panduit h... Read More - Panduit - Rail Cable...


By Chris Dodds on 9th June, 2014

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors Fire Rated Isolators   Craig & Derricott have been producing fire rated isolators for more than 20 years. Combining switching expertise with the specific requirements o... Read More - Fire Rated Isolators...


By Chris Dodds on 12th May, 2014

      T&D are Lucy Zodions largest distributor of Fortress Feeder Pillars to the UK rail industry - working with AMCO Rail, T&D have specified and delivered Lucy Fortress Single Door (08HDG3) Feeder Pillars to Network ... Read More - Lucy Zodion Fortress...


By Chris Dodds on 28th March, 2014

Network Rail have procured 4 off SEB CD32 Cable Drum Trailers and 4off Electric Cable Pulling Winches this week from T&D to enable fast and safe rail cable installations on several upcoming ECML projects. The cable drum trailers and cable... Read More - Cable Drum Trailers ...


By Chris Dodds on 18th March, 2014

Techlube is used for cable pulling and lubricating graphite coated rail power cables. Techlube Cable Lubricant - Specification & Video. Socomore Techlube HD does not contain any salt, detergent, paraffin or grease which can... Read More - Cable Lubricant for ...


By Chris Dodds on 20th January, 2014

T&D distribute Ellis Patents Cable Cleats. Leading cable cleat manufacturer, Ellis Patents has received London Underground (LUL) approval for its Phoenix range of fire proof cable cleats. Ellis Patents Phoenix cable cleats are designed spec... Read More - Ellis Patents Goes U...


By Chris Dodds on 4th December, 2013

Tunnelling contractors working on London's new Crossrail construction project required flame resistant garments with reflective tape but in some areas were not requiring the fabric to meet the requirements of EN471 Hi-Vizibility or GO/RT 3279 Rai... Read More - ProGARM GO/RT 3279 R...


By Chris Dodds on 28th November, 2013

Fire Safe Cable Trunking - Zero Toxic or Corrosive Gas Emissions. T&D support several LU London Underground contractors with fast deliveries of Panduit LSOH Halogen Free Open Slot Trunking for cable containment on the Tube - Panduit halogen fr... Read More - Halogen Free LU Cabl...


By Chris Dodds on 27th November, 2013

Manx Electric Railway Go With T&D. T&D with the support of SIBA UK have supplied Snaefell Mountain Railway electric tram vehicles located on the Isle of Man with SIBA UK 350amp traction fuses, 750V DC. SIBA URDC DC fuses are available f... Read More - DC Traction Fuses 75...


By Chris Dodds on 21st November, 2013

Low Smoke Zero Halogen Cable Labels   Why Use Low Smoke Zero Halogen Cable Accessories? Safe, risk free cables should not be compromised by sub-standard cable accessories which could emit life-threatening levels of toxic smoke and ga... Read More - Low Smoke Zero Halog...


By Chris Dodds on 24th October, 2013

T&D working with Bombardier Transportation are supplying Silver Fox Fox-in-a-Box Cable Label System to the LU London Underground SSR Contract - reportedly the largest metro re-signalling contract ever undertaken in the world. At the heart of t... Read More - Silver Fox Rail Cabl...


By Pamela Kinnell on 11th June, 2013

Rail BAND-IT is known for being world leaders in quality engineered stainless steel band clamping and fastening solutions.  The BAND-IT Easy Read stainless steel ID tagging and marking system includes a complete range of individual numbers... Read More - BAND-IT Easy Read ID...


By Chris Dodds on 29th May, 2013

3M Network Rail Specification Cold Shrink Inline Joints & Terminations - 450/750V Track Feeder Cables to RT/E/S/21101.   3M Rail Cable Joint Termination Kit Reference: LO42 Application: Inline Cable Joints Terminations 161/240sqmm ... Read More - 3M Cold Shrink LO42-...


By Chris Dodds on 20th May, 2013

LV Cable Jointing. If a signal device or embossed markings cannot be used to LV cable identification, the LV cable to be worked upon must be exposed alongs its length until a service cable joint is exposed. To be positively identified as a service... Read More - Digging Back And Loc...


By Chris Dodds on 10th May, 2013

London Underground Compliant Cable Tray Providing product to London Underground projects demands compliance to the most rigorous standards. Strict quality controls and demanding installation criteria requires products and services that meets ... Read More - Unitrunk And London ...


By Chris Dodds on 30th April, 2013

Reading Station Transformed. Cable Duct Sealing for Network Rail Projects. CSD : The most advanced product range of fireproof, gastight and watertight sealing for cable and pipe entries. T&D working with Costain have specified and suppli... Read More - CSD RISE Duct Seals ...


By Chris Dodds on 30th April, 2013

Rail Electrification & Cabling LV HV Rail Power Products   T&D distribute Rail Power Products to enable the safe and reliable distribution of electricity throughout global rail networks. T&D UK distribute an extensive... Read More - Rail Power Products ...


By Chris Dodds on 17th March, 2013

TfL has completed the London Overground orbital network with an extension on the East London Line from Surrey Quays to Clapham Junction. T&D are Approved Vendors to TfL. Low & High Voltage Electrical Equipment for Rail. 15kV-25k... Read More - A Journey On TfL’s N...


By Chris Dodds on 6th January, 2013

LU London Underground Approved Flexible Conduit from Flexicon. Flexicon flexible conduits provide suitable cable management solutions for the rail industry - IP ratings, tensile strength, weight, corrosion resistance, fire performance properties a... Read More - LU London Undergroun...


By Chris Dodds on 12th December, 2012

Fire Resistant Cable Joints SPS Zero Halogen, Flame Retardant Heat Shrink Cable Jointing Kits Shrink Polymer Systems are the only company to manufacture Fully Tested and Approved Underground Cable Joints which have been fire tested to the lat... Read More - Shrink Polymer Syste...


By Chris Dodds on 17th October, 2012

Balata Rail Cable Straps LU London Underground SSR2 Project   T&D working with several UKPN contractors on the LU London Underground SSR2 project have supplied more Balata Rail Cable Straps from stock to support signalling and comms... Read More - Balata Rail Cable St...


By Chris Dodds on 3rd October, 2012

Unitrunk Cable Tray, Ladder, Trunking & Basket LU London Underground Approved     Unitrunk are delighted to announce that they have obtained approved product status from a number of its cable management ranges. Providing ... Read More - London Underground A...


By Chris Dodds on 2nd October, 2012

Silver Fox Cable Labels & Cable Marking Systems Silver Fox Fox-Flo Zero Halogen Tie-on Cable Labels LU London Underground Approved Cable Markers & Labels   London Underground zero halogen approved tie-on cable markers and cab... Read More - Silver Fox Fox Flo -...


By Chris Dodds on 2nd October, 2012

Prysmian LSF Cable Cleats Prysmian Bicon Afumex Low Smoke Zero Halogen Cable Cleats LU London Underground Approved Prysmian Afumex cable cleats have been specified by LU London Underground to provide cable support to 750V DC Limited Fir... Read More - Prysmian Afumex LSOH...


By Chris Dodds on 1st October, 2012

SPS Heat Shrink Cable Joints Power Cable Joints - Network Rail PADS   T&D have supplied another Volker Fitzpatrick cable project with SPS Network Rail Heat Shrink Cable Joints suitable for jointing low voltage 48 core 2.5sqmm c... Read More - SPS Heat Shrink Cabl...


By Chris Dodds on 1st October, 2012

London Underground Rail Services - Chartered Electrical Engineers. Through MK Project Services teams first hand experience of surveying London Underground cable routes for HV, LV, Pilot, and Fibre Optic installations it has developed a range of ca... Read More - MK Project Services,...


By Chris Dodds on 24th September, 2012

Live Line Testers - Seaward LLT Network Rail Approved    Seaward LLT live line voltage indicators have been designed to ensure safe working on third-rail electrified railway lines and systems. The Seaward LLT and proving unit ... Read More - Seaward LLT Network ...


By Chris Dodds on 24th September, 2012

Underground Cable Detectors EZiCAT i-Series Cable Locators - Cable Detection Having recently obtained Network Rail approval on the EZiCAT i500 and EZiCAT i550, Cable Detection announce that the latest editions to their underground cable de... Read More - EziCAT i-Series Unde...


By Chris Dodds on 24th September, 2012

3M Network Rail Specification Inline Cable Joint - PADS Approved. 3M Rail Cable Joint Kit Reference: LA11 Inline Joint. Application: 500sqmm, 630sqmm, 800sqmm and 1000sqmm track feeder cable splicing and inline joint Minimum cable diameter: ... Read More - 3M Cold Shrink Inlin...


By Chris Dodds on 24th September, 2012

25kV Rail Cable Joints & Terminations 3M Cold Shrink cable joints and terminations offer faster, safer and simpler installations without the dangers and hassles of “hot-working” - no naked flames, no gas torches, no cannisters,... Read More - 25kV/52kV Network Ra...


By Chris Dodds on 24th September, 2012

Band-It Stainless Steel Cable Ties LU London Underground Approved Cable Ties   Band-It Coated Ball-Lok Stainless Steel Cable Ties have passed London Underground fire tests for locating and bundling rail cables on the underground system ... Read More - London Underground A...


By Chris Dodds on 24th September, 2012

Rail Electrification & Cabling LV HV Network Rail Approved Batteries - Red Flash Red Flash battery systems are specifically designed to replace applications using wet Nickel Cadmium and flooded Lead Acid batteries within the rail network. ... Read More - DMS Technologies Red...


By Chris Dodds on 20th August, 2012

Tyco Cable Closures Tyco FIST-GCO2 Generic Closure Organiser The generic Tyco closure FIST-GCO2 is the environmentally sealed enclosure for the fibre management system that provides the functions of cable splice and passive component ... Read More - Tyco FIST-GCO2 Gener...


By Chris Dodds on 5th July, 2012

Balata Cable Strap Stocks Increased to Meet LU Demand Balata Cable Straps - Rail   Balata Straps are designed to provide a secure, reliable and robust rail cable supporting method suitable for use in all outdoor railway cable ... Read More - Balata Rail Cable St...


By Chris Dodds on 8th May, 2012

  Rail Cable Strapping LUL Balata Cable Straps - Rail   Balata strap products have been specified by LUL Capital Programmes Directorate to strap rail cables onto LUL cable post routes already supporting cables. The LUL c... Read More - Balata Cable Strappi...


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