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Rail Depots

LCS provides the switchgear for the complete shore supply system from the Isolating and Changeover Supply Isolators, through the Road Contactor Suites, to Overhead Switchable Trolleys & Pedestals to the train. DDM Mimic Panels & Overhead Status Indicators provide feed-back to the DDM, operators and maintainers.

EPO Emergency Power Off Panels monitor for emergency stop pushbutton operation and control the removal of power in the depot in a safely and reliably. These panels also allow the depot manager to quickly ascertain which emergency button has been operated to allow the emergency to be evaluated and if the system is ok to quickly reset it.

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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

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.

Docklands Light Railway Beckton Depot Extension

LCS is providing the shore supply system from the Road Track Feeder Isolators to the Road Contactor Suites, feeding the Overhead Tow Trolleys for the extended depot. The extended depot roads can take the extended 3 car DLR trains without uncoupling to fit into the depot. The new Contactors provide safe isolation and bonding for the depot maintenance.



East London Line AC DC Test Track & Road configuration and isolation for New Cross Depot

The East London Line required reliable switchgear with a proven track record for its AC/DC Test track and power configuration of the roads at New Cross Depot.

Ashford Buffer Zone Switchgear

At Ashford the requirements for train movements from an Earthed Traction System to a Traction Negative Traction System involved switching the supplies to a Buffer Zone between the two.

Southern Depot Improvement

LCS provided the shore supply system from the Controlled Track Switches (Mk3) (CTS) and the LCS2 Supply Disconnectors, through to the Road contactor Suites, to Trolleys & Pedestals (Supplied by others) to the train.