Signalling Cables and Power Cables for Railways application - Network Rail Approved

Continued investment in the latest technology, materials and human resources enables Tratos to supply a wide spectrum of specialised railways’ cables. Fixed trackside power cables include High voltage & 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.

All cables manufactured by Tratos correspond to Rail Industry specifications and quality standards with bespoke solutions to customer’s specific application and approval requirements.
With five manufacturing facilities in Italy and the UK and worldwide sales offices, Tratos is a leading manufacturer of a new generation of Enhanced Fire Performance cables for high-speed rail applications. 

In 1981 Tratos Ltd began manufacturing in the UK, and in recent years has been investing significantly in new and improved manufacturing and distribution at its operations facility in North-West England.

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Tratos’ full range of enhanced unarmoured cables with water blocking (WB) and Fibre Glass Weave Tape (FGT) rodent protection and internal anti-theft maker protection has gained full product acceptance, certificate number PA05/07165, from Network Rail for use on their infrastructure.


Tratos are an Internationally recognised supplier of LV Signalling Cables  & Power and Control cables for the European Rail Industry, as the manufacturer Tratos has the capability to both produce and control the conformity of the cable to the applicable standard.


Power Supply

NR/L2/ELP/27408 XLPE insulated, FGT, Unarmoured power cables, NR/PS/SIG/0005 Rubber insulated cables, NR/SP/ELP/40045 Electric points heating cables.


BR1932 polyethylene Twin data link cable, NR/L2/SIG/30060 AzLM Axle Counter cable, TfL (LUL) G7259 Safety Signalling Cables, TfL SE1093 Dual-layer single-core signalling wire, TfL T0452 10 core Trackcrossing cable, Metronet SE0875 Trackcrossing cables screened.


Tratos Signalling Power and Control cables form the vital link between the trackside power and signalling equipment to the signalling control centre of both high-speed Railway and Mass Transit systems. They are designed to guarantee the maximum level of reliability of supply and security of data transmission. Typical applications include FGT Class ll power cable, points heating cables, axle counter cables, data link cables in both Elastomeric (rubber) and Polymeric materials.

INNOVATION – Tratos Signalling Cables with  Power & Control 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 connecting Signalling Power & Control circuits on the latest high-speed railway networks

SECURE ADVANTAGE – Clever theft-prevention new technology such as identity threads and alarmed cable that make cable theft less rewarding and improves traceability.



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