The Hornet Overhead Line range is an All-Aluminium Conductor (AAC) manufactured specifically for the Railway industry and holds Network Rail Approval. It is designed to be used as a bonding cable for overhead line applications.
Bonding cable also acts as an earthing wire, providing a route to Earth from the Power supply and ensures electrical continuity. This provides part of a fail-safe in the event of failure.
Hornet - Bare & PVC - construction
||148/046/998 148/443/998 148/444/998
||Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) TI1
|Network Rail PADS and Sheath colour
Hornet - Colour identification
||Standard traction bond where no insulation is required
||Standard traction bond
||Dangerous to staff if disconnected
||Jumper cables necessary for electrical integrity of a traction circuit that is fully or partially parallel bonded using at least 3 bonds per rail section to give safety redundancy
Hornet Technical Support
As the leading supplier of overhead lines to Network Rail, including Hornet, we are at the forefront of this range's development and deployment across the UK rail network. Our rail specialists have a wealth of experience in providing technical and logistical support on all major electrification projects and routes.