L.C. SWITCHGEAR LTD.
+44 (0)1273 770540

Railway Products

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Underground TTSS – 2 Pole TUNNEL Track Section Switch – 4kA 630V DC

Application – Off Load, Fault Make

2 pole isolation and/or switching of high power circuits, where a high short circuit withstand and high voltage isolation is required.

Used by LUL Jubilee, Victoria Lines & Bakerloo Lines for track sectioning.

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Underground RCTIS 4kA Remote Controlled Track Isolating Switches

RCTIS – 4kA 630V DC

2 pole isolation and/or switching of high power circuits, where a high short circuit withstand and high voltage isolation is required.

 

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Underground MTIS 4kA Manual Track Isolating Switches

MTIS – 4kA 630V DC

Depot Shed Switchroom Isolation & Depot Road Isolation

Supplied to London Underground on the BCV DEISIP Project, VLU Victoria Line Upgrade & SSR Metropolitan Line Upgrade

 

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Underground GJL Replacement Conductor Rail Gap Jumper Shoes (Pair)

The Gap Jumper Lead is used to connect a supply to a stranded (Gapped) Train.

This is where a train current collector shoe (pick up shoe) is no longer in connection with the power supply conductor rails.

 

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Underground Conductor Rail Mounted Fuse Assembly

The rail mounted fuse box is a custom designed and machined composite assembly, to meet the customer specification. The fuse box houses, 20 x 127 fuses of differing current ratings depending upon the application.

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mass Transit TDC2M 3.6kA Trackside Connection Box (2 Link) Motorised Bypass

Trackside TDC2M 3.6kA Trackside Connection Box (2 Link) Motorised Bypass LUAS

Application - On Load

The Trackside Connection Box is used to bypass the Traction Supply from the substations to the overhead flexible feeder cables along the tramway. For maintenance purposes, links in the cabinet can be removed to isolate the overhead flexible feeder cables from the supply substations. As used on the Dublin LUAS

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mass Transit Substation Feeder Panels

Twin substation feeders with a centrally positioned by pass disconnector. Isolation and Bonding of high power traction circuits, where a high short circuit withstand and high voltage isolation is required. Used on Croydon Tramway, where the switch ensures safe track working conditions

 

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mass Transit SIS- 1, 2, & 3 Pole Manual Traction Isolating Switches – 2kA 1500V DC

Trackside SIS- 1, 2, & 3 Pole Manual Traction Isolating Switches – 2kA 1500V DC NEXUS

Application – Off Load

Overhead line Supply / Isolation/ Bypass & Bonding for maintenance, where a high short circuit withstand and high voltage isolation is required.

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mass Transit Custom Fuse Assemblies 1000A 1900V DC

Mass Transit Custom Fuse Assemblies 1000A 1900V DC

Fuse assembly, including, mounting and termination kit

Designed to replace obsolete fuses using the existing mountings

Traction Grade Fuse rated 1000A 1900V DC

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mass Transit 2kA Remote Controlled Track Isolators & Bypass Isolators ‘Street Furniture’

FBI- 1 Pole Remote Controlled Feeder Bypass Isolator & Track Isolator – 2kA 750V DC

Substation feed selection and twin Isolation / Bonding and/or switching of high power circuits, where a high short circuit withstand and high voltage isolation is required. This panel is mounted in a heavy duty 'Street Furniture' enclosure for secure power isolation

Used on Manchester Metro Metrolink, where the switch ensures safe track working conditions

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mass Transit 2kA Remote Controlled Track Isolators & Bypass Isolators 750V

FBI- 1 Pole Remote Controlled Feeder Bypass Isolator & Track Isolator – 2kA 750V DC Docklands Light Railway

Application – Off Load

Substation feed selection and twin Isolation / Bonding and/or switching of high power circuits, where a high short circuit withstand and high voltage isolation is required.

 

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mass Transit 2kA Manual Feeder Bypass Isolator -750V DC

FBI- 1 Pole Manual Feeder Bypass Isolator - 2kA 750V DC

Application – Off Load

Substation feed selection and switching of high power circuits, where a high short circuit withstand and high voltage isolation is required.

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mass Transit 2kA & 3.6kA Isolator Panels

On load and off load isolator panels for depot roads or sidings 2kA / 3.6kA, 1500V DC

Manual or motorised By-pass disconnector

 

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mainline Two & Three Panel Switchboards –100/300A 400/650V AC 3ph 4 Wire Form 4 up to Type 7 – Network Rail No PA05/02022 Network Rail

The 2 panel changeover switchboard to Network Rail specification NR/SP/ELP/21026, and is intended to maximise the reliability of the 415 V AC supply by using automatic selection to choose between two supplies. The equipment comprises two incoming 400V-440V 100A AC supply circuits. Each consists of an incoming 4 pole 600V 100A Switch Disconnector followed by a 3 pole 660V 100A contactor and then an isolating 4 pole 600V 100A Switch Disconnector.

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mainline Tunnel Lighting Switchboard 50A London Underground

Mainline - Tunnel Lighting Switchboard 50A London Underground

Single phase AC Switchboard with an automatic changeover from the LU supply to a DNO supply when the LU supply is lost.

The switchboard feeds four tunnel lighting circuits which are automatically invoked when their associated traction supply is switched off.

The switchboard can be divided into three sections to enable installation into limited access switch rooms.

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mainline TFPS Track Fed Power Supply 750V DC to 24V DC with PLC Control 150W - 1000W - PA05/05191

Mainline TFPS Track Fed Power Supply 750V DC to 24V DC with PLC Control 150W - 1000W - PA05/05191 

Derives the power from the Conductor Rail and Running Rail of a track supply to power equipment at the trackside without the expensive DNO supply planning and installation costs. The unit can accommodate the voltage peaks and under-voltage requirements of a traction system whilst maintaining a stable supply.

750V DC to 24V DC power supply with high voltage isolation for the extreme traction environment. 

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mainline Substation AC Overvoltage Device 25kV/11kV

The device limits overvoltage by providing an ‘Earth Bridge’ between the HV and LV circuits to equalise potential differences.

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mainline Substation 2P Circuit Breaker/Contactor/Motorised Isolator Suites 3kA 1kV

2 Pole Circuit Breaker / Contactor / Motorised Isolator Suites 3600A 1000V DC

Distribution of substation feeds to the DC section of the AC/DC changeover system tracks. Each Suite is a fully integrated assembly of Circuit Breakers, Contactors, Motorised Isolators, Frame Leakage panels and Cable Connection panels

 

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mainline Substation 1P DCDS DC Disconnector Switch 4.4kA & 5.6kA 750V DC

Off load / fault make disconnectors motor driven (48V DC or 230V AC) for isolating the output from Transformer / Rectifier power supplies to the track on Network Rail systems

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mainline SGNLR – Spark Gap & Non Linear Resistor Cubicle – 6kA or 9kA rms for 0.2s

SGNLR – Spark Gap & Non Linear Resistor Cubicle – 6kA or 9kA rms for 0.2s NetworkRail

Where there is 25kV overhead lines and 750V DC, the non-linear resistors provide a path back to source for currents flowing in short circuits of the 25kV AC overhead lines, while limiting the current which flows during the normal operation of the railway.

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mainline SCADA Control Panel

SCADA Control Panel

Application

Signal acquisition and conversion for communication with SCADA. This unit can be placed near to the equipment which requires a SCADA interface. The unit also provides an interface with the remote signalling REB.

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mainline Rolling Stock Switchgear

SES – 2 Pole Shoegear Bonding Switch – 2kA 750V DC

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mainline Railway and Industrial PLC systems

PLCS – Railway and Industrial PLC systems - General

PLC Systems to sequence control and monitor traction power systems which typically comprise Circuit Breakers, Contactors and Disconnectors where a high integrity control is required.

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mainline Pantograph Fuse Boxes 1000A 1900V DC

Mainline Pantograph Fuse Boxes 1000A 1900V DC

DC Traction fuses in roof top pantograph mounting box

Traction Grade Fuse rated 1000A 1900V DC

Stainless Steel IP56 Enclosure

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mainline Multi-circuit Distribution Board Network Rail

Mainline Multi-circuit Distribution board NetworkRail

The equipment comprises a Multi-Circuit Distribution Switchboard to Railtrack Plc specification, and is designed to provide distribution of a number of incoming supplies to their various load circuits.

 

 

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mainline LCS2 4kA Track Disconnector Switches

SD –LCS2 1 Pole Supply Disconnector - 4000A 750V DC (TIS / TD) - Network Rail No PA05/00454

Distribution of power from substations and track isolation

 

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mainline CTS 4kA & 2kA Controlled Track Switches

CTS – 1 Pole Controlled Track Switch MK 2 - 2kA / 4kA 750V DC Network Rail No PA05/02035

Isolation and switching of high power circuits, where a high short circuit withstand and high voltage isolation is required. Typically used by Network Rail for track sectioning. The CTS is built to NR/SP/ELP/21025

 

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mainline CRHP Automated 2 Pole Conductor Rail Supply Disconnector - 250A 750V DC MK V - PA05/05191

Isolation and fuse protection for 2 lengths of conductor rail heating strip

The circuit is protected by four traction grade fuses.

 

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mainline 1 Pole 25kV AC 1250A / 1.5kV DC 800A / 3kV DC 400A Changeover Switch

Depot Road Isolation, Changeover and Bonding for Temple Mills Depot

Switches

One (1-E-2) 2 pole 230V AC motorised switch

Tested to BIL - 250kV

500mm electrical clearance

Mechanical interlocking

 

 

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Mainline & Depot Replacement Traction Fuse Assemblies 800A & 1000A - 1000V DC

Mainline & Depot Replacement Traction Fuse Assemblies 800A & 1000A - 1000V DC

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Light Rail TI - Trackside Indicators

Light Rail TI - Trackside Indicators

Trackside Indication for conductor rail: Power On OR Power Off

Indication is by low maintenance LED’s and can be mono-colour or dual-colour.

Used on the Dockland Light Railway System

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Depot Road Changeover Panels 4kA 630V DC

MCOIS – 2 Pole Manual Changeover Isolator Switch – 4kA 630V DC

Application – On Load

Isolation and/or switching of high power circuits, where a high short circuit withstand and high voltage isolation is required.

Typically used by London Underground for depot track road changeover switching or alternative feed switching.

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Depot PP 2 Pole Power Pedestal 150A or 200A with Optional Boom

PP 2 Pole Power Pedestal 150A or 200A with Optional Boom London Underground

The Road 630V DC is then fed directly from the Contactor to the Power Pedestal.

Two 110V AC control supply is also derived from the respective Contactor panel.

The Shore Supply Plug is fitted with a Plug Engaged sensor which inhibits the application of Traction Power to the train unless a magnet in the train receptacle to detected.

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Depot OST 2 Pole Overhead Switchable Trolley

OST 2 Pole Overhead Switchable Trolley London Underground Depots

The Road 630V DC is then fed directly from the Contactor to the 630V DC Traction Power supply overhead supply bars. The Trolley Brush collectors pick up the supply from the supply bars.

Two 110V AC control supply collectors pick up the supply from two control bars fitted along the length of each road.

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Depot Mimic Panel System Wall Mounted

WMM – Wall Mounted Mimic Panel System

Mimic for a depot supply system with indication of the power supply configuration and status.

The Mimic Panel System consists of three cabinets:

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Depot MBZ – 2 Pole Manually Operated Buffer Zone Changeover Panel – 2kA 1000V DC

Depot MBZ – 2 Pole Manually Operated Buffer Zone Changeover Panel – 2kA 1000V DC

Application – on load

Isolation and/or switching of high power circuits, where a high short circuit withstand and high voltage isolation is required. Used at Ashford Depot for buffer zone switching. The Buffer zone panel is based on the CTS and built to comply with the principles of NR/SP/ELP/21025

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Depot LED Shunt Indicator

Depot LED Shunt Indicator

Trackside Indication for Route selection:

No Route or Route

Used on the Southern Depots

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Depot CRCP – 2 Pole Depot Cleaning Road Contactor Panel - 500A or 630A 750V DC

Depot CRCP – 2 Pole Depot Cleaning Road Contactor Panel - 500A or 630A 750V DC

Application – on load

These 630V DC bus bars are connected into a suite of Contactor Panels and the incoming supply to these bus bars is fed by a Shed Board Isolator (8800287). The 630V DC is then fed directly from the Contactor to the Cleaning Road conductor rails. The 630V DC is fed to the 2 pole contactor via: 4 pole Isolating & Bonding Disconnector, which has interlocks for Maintenance and Secure Isolations. These prevent contactor operation and the 630V DC supply when maintenance is being performed.

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Depot CP – 2 Pole Exam Road Depot Contactor Panel - 500A or 630A 630V DC

Depot CP – 2 Pole Exam Road Depot Contactor Panel - 500A or 630A 630V DC

Application – on load

The 630V DC is then fed directly from the Contactor to the Road Shore Supply for the Overhead Switchable Trolleys (8800290) OR to the Lifting Shed Power Pedestals (8800291).Used on London Underground

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Depot CP Buffer Zone Contactor Panel 2kA 750V DC East London Line New Cross Depot

Depot CP Buffer Zone Contactor Panel 2kA 750V DC East London Line New Cross Depot

Application – On Load

Isolation and/or switching of high power circuits, where a high short circuit withstand and high voltage isolation is required. Used at New Cross Depot for buffer zone switching in the Depot road for the Wheel Lathe. The Buffer zone panel is based on the CTS and built to comply with the principles of NR/SP/ELP/21025

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Depot COSI Cleaning Road Overhead Status Indicator

The Cleaning Road Overhead Status Indicator is a roof mounted unit that displays the electrical status of the roads fitted with ground mounted conductor rails at London Underground Depots.

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Depot BZ – 2 Pole Electrically Operated Buffer Zone Changeover Panel – 2kA 1000V DC

Depot BZ – 2 Pole Electrically Operated Buffer Zone Changeover Panel – 2kA 1000V DC

Application – on load

Isolation and/or switching of high power circuits, where a high short circuit withstand and high voltage isolation is required. Used at Ashford Depot for buffer zone switching. The Buffer zone panel is based on the CTS and built to comply with the principles of NR/SP/ELP/21025

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Depot 4kA Shore Supply MDS & RCTIS Disconnector Panels

MDS & RCTIS Disconnector Panels

On load disconnector panels for depot supplies and alternative supplies, depot roads or sidings 4kA, 630V DC

Manual (MDS) or motorised with remote control (RCTIS).

 

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Depot 2kA Stabling Panels

Dublin Light Rail

Manual Off load isolator panels for depot roads or sidings 2kA 1500V DC

Up to 7 roads in one suite (5 road version in the picture)

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Depot 1 & 2 Pole DCP Depot Road Contactor Panels – 1kA and 2kA 750V DC

DCP – 1 or 2 Pole Depot Contactor Panels – 1kA or 2kA 750V DC

Application – on load

1 pole changeover switching of high power circuits, where a high short circuit withstand and high voltage isolation is required.

Road isolation in Southern & South Eastern Depots

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Accessory - Insulators Ultra Low Smoke – Suitable for London Underground

Approvals; - LU – NF F-16-101 – NFT 51-071 – NFC 20-455 – UL94 VO

 

 

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Accessory - Cable Lugs for 935mm2 Copper Cable (LU Standard)

These are the lugs for London Underground Standard 935mm2 Copper cables used for the Positive and Negative supplies.

 

 

Product thumbnail
Product thumbnail

Accessory - Cable Glands for 935mm2 Copper Traction Cable (LU Standard)

These are the glands for London Underground Standard 935mm2 Copper cables used for the Positive and Negative supplies.