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LCS apprentice wins Best Level 3 Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering at the Department of Construction and Engineering Awards 2016

24.06.2016

LCS apprentice Liam Alexander won the Best Level 3 Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering at the 56th Department of Construction and Engineering Awards 2016.

The awards were made at Central Sussex College in the new Advanced Technology Centre.

 

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International DC Railway Sales Agents Required

26.04.2016

L.C. Switchgear Ltd would like to engage international agents to expand their worldwide sales portfolio.

The agent requirements are:

• Knowledge of DC mainline railways, underground, tramways and metro systems

• Contacts within the railway industry

• Training to allow access to the rail network

• Understanding local/national product import requirements

Retention and commission rates negotiable.

International trading partnerships might be considered if applicable.

If you are interested please contact us on mail@lcswitchgear.com

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LCS at INFRARAIL 2016, EXCEL, LONDON 12th to 14th April 2016

14.04.2016

The LCS stand gave a hint why they are Britain’s leading supplier of DC Trackside Switchgear. The stand contained a varied sample of the differing types of DC Railway switchgear in the LCS portfolio. 

On the Left Hand side of the stand there was a 4000A Track Disconnector (TIS) in its GRP enclosure (grey enclosure in the photograph). This is used extensively by Network Rail for mainline and depot isolations.

Alongside the TIS was a post mounted 2000A Track Feeder Isolator as used by Docklands Light Railway. This is a motor driven off load isolation and bonding device. This was fully operational on the stand and could be operated from the Mimic Panel or the touch screens. 

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Merry Christmas from LCS

16.12.2015

LCS wish all their Customers and Suppliers a Happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

 

The Christmas card this year is the Volks Electric Railway on Brighton Seafront. This is the oldest operating electric railway in the UK.

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LCS employee wins Higher National Engineering Best Electrical / Electronic Project Award

14.05.2015

Howard Lawrence won the Higher National Engineering Best Electrical / Electronic Project Award at Central Sussex College annual Awards and Exhibition 2015.

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Thameslink Improvements trial to proceed in April

05.04.2015

New Negative Bonding contactors to supplement the existing system and improve the switching on the negative circuits

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LCS maintain supplier approval via Network Rail Audit

05.02.2015

LCS maintain supplier approval after a thorough 2 day audit by Network Rail.

This ensures that Network Rail get the high quality products they expect produced using full quality reporting systems and audited internal LCS procedures. 

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Gap Jumper Leads start trial on London Underground

01.02.2015

Newly developed Gap Jumper Leads which are used by London Undergroung to apply power safely to trains that are 'gapped' 

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