Railways - Data Telecommunication cables

Continued investment in the latest technology, materials and human resources enables Tratos to manufacture a wide spectrum of specialised railways’ Data & Telecommunication cables. Fixed trackside power cables include High voltage and Medium voltage cables supplying power to substations and switchgear, Track Feeder cable and OLE cable. Fixed trackside communication and signalling cables including Data & Telecommunications (copper & fibre optic) as well as Signalling Power & Control cables. Tratos are also a major supplier of Rolling Stock cables including Inter car jumpers and Pantograph cables.


  • BR1932 polyethylene Twin data link cable.
  • NR/PS/TEL/00014 Optical Fibre Trunk Telecommunications Cable armoured and unarmoured Polyethylene sheathed or ZHLS sheathed.
  • NR/PS/TEL/00015 Unit Twin Copper Telecommunications Cable armoured and unarmoured Polyethylene sheathed or ZHLS sheathed.
  • NR/PS/TEL/31102 Screening conductor for immunisation of telecommunications cables PVC sheathed or ZHLS sheathed.

Cables to other standards available on request.

All cables manufactured by Trados correspond to industry specifications and quality standards with bespoke solutions to customer’s specific application and approval requirements.


Tratos manufactures an extensive range of both copper and fibre communication & data cables which provide secure, reliable communication and data transfer. Designs are available to suit the most arduous and harshest environments encountered. As the manufacturer, Tratos is ideally placed to advise on the benefits of each type to suit a particular application.

Where required by the installation all of the Data and Telecommunication cables supplied by Tratos are CPR compliant and can have their performance in fire tailored to the particular installation, such as those where fire, smoke emission and toxic fumes create a potential threat.


Tratos Data Communication & Telecommunication Cables are used to link signalling and control centres to the railway communications network.

Tratos supplied Frecciarossa; the Italian Railways’ “Alta Velocità” (High-Speed Train)project, and, thanks to Tratos’ fire-resistant fibre optic cable, the ‘Rome-Naples’ high-speed train was inaugurated on schedule. Years of investment and endeavour have led to the development of this cable; which has met Italferr and IMQ standards.

INNOVATION – Tratos Data and Telecommunication cables are distinguished by Tratos’ ongoing investment in the latest technology, materials and human resources needed to meet the highest safety and performance requirements demanded by the Railway Industry. 

HIGH-SPEED RAILWAYS – High-performance Tratos cables – designed and manufactured for reliable Data and Telecommunication links on the latest high-speed railway networks

SECURE ADVANTAGE – Tratos has also produced a new generation of cables to improve security and to reduce the risk of copper theft on the railways.


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