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Rail Sectors

LCS Operate accross the full range of rail sectors, please follow the links below for more information on our work in these areas including a range of case studies.

Rail Sectors

Underground & Mass Transit

LCS provide switchgear enclosures for these transit systems

Rail Depots

LCS provides the switchgear for the complete shore supply system

Main Line

LCS provide On-load and Off-Load DC switchgear enclosures Mainline Railway systems

Case Studies

Track Feeder Switches for Merseyrail

The Track Feeder Switch (TFS) is required to bring isolations of the 750V DC conductor rail into line with the requirements of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989.

The TFS isolates the live conductor from its sources of energisation (Electricity at Work Act Regulation 12) and securely protects against inadvertent re-energisation from any source (Electricity at Work Act Regulation 13) by being connected to the negative pole of the supply via the bonding switch.

Currently being installed on Merseyrail


Network Rail CP5 Switchgear

L.C. Switchgear are supplying Controlled Track Switches (CTS) and Negative Short Circuiting Devices (NSCD) for CP5.

London Underground upgrades its train depots at Ealing Common and Upminster

Work on Ealing Common is already underway and is first for completion in 2015, with the Upminster depot revamp expected to be completed by 2016.

Three Bridges Depot & Williams Way Substation

The new Williams Way Substation has been built to supply the new Three Bridges depot. 4kA Bonding devices supplied by LCS are on the outgoing feeds to the depot which can be used to bond the outgoing supplies for maintenance.

London Underground Tube Lines P400 Power Supply Upgrade

LCS is just starting to supply manual off load / fault make Depot Switches and motorised and manual Tunnel Switches for the Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly Lines.

Southern Maintenance

LCS provided the maintenance and 4 hour response cover for the Controlled Track Switches (Mk3) (CTS) and the LCS2 Supply Disconnectors and the Road Contactor Suites.