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FTN Copper Trackside Cables - NR/PS/TEL/00015 (formerly RT/E/PS/00015)

We supply the full range of Network Rail-approved Fixed Telephone Network (FTN) copper trackside cable manufactured in accordance with NR/PS/TEL/00015. 

Our FTN copper trackside cable is widely used in rail telecoms applications as well as elsewhere in the transport industry. It is suitable for installation in trackside concrete cable troughing or buried duct routes. Direct burial installations are possible using the Armoured Copper Trackside cable variations. This range is also available with a Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) outersheath making it suitable for installations in areas where smoke and toxic fumes may cause a threat to life and equipment.

FTN Copper Trackside cable - NR/PS/TEL/00015 - Construction

  PE PE Armoured LSZH LSZH Armoured
PADS reference 0.63mm: 6/168001, 6/168002, 6/168003, 6/168004, 6/168005, 6/168006, 6/168007, 6/168008
0.90mm: 6/168051, 6/168052, 6/168053, 6/168054, 6/168055, 6/168056, 6/168057, 6/168058
0.63mm: 6/168011, 6/168012, 6/168013, 6/168014, 6/168015, 6/168016, 6/168017, 6/168018
0.90mm: 6/168061, 6/168062, 6/168063, 6/168064, 6/168065, 6/168066, 6/168067, 6/168068
0.63mm: 6/168021, 6/168022, 6/168023, 6/168024, 6/168025, 6/168026, 6/168027, 6/168028
0.90mm: 6/168071, 6/168072, 6/168073, 6/168074, 6/168075, 6/168076, 6/168077, 6/168078
0.63mm: 6/168031, 6/168032, 6/168033, 6/168034, 6/168035, 6/168036, 6/168037, 6/168038
0.90mm: 6/168081, 6/168082, 6/168083, 6/168084, 6/168085, 6/168086, 6/168087, 6/168088
Conductor Solid copper (Class 1)
Insulation Polyethylene (PE) Type 03
Water blocking compound Petroleum jelly
Separator Impregnated paper and/or non-hygroscopic tape
Moisture barrier Aluminium/polymer tape (Al/P)
Armour - Corrugated steel / polymer laminate tape - Corrugated steel / polymer laminate tape
Outersheath Polyethylene (PE) Type 03C Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH)

These cables were previously known as RT/E/PS/00015.

FTN Copper trackside cable selection

As the foremost supplier of FTN copper trackside cables, our technical engineers have a wealth of experience providing technical support with the cables, their accessories, and applications. Please contact us to discuss your cable requirements and the rail specific innovative solutions we offer.

Range of Cables

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Cable Standards and Approvals

Railway Trackside Copper Cables
NR/PS/TEL/00015 (previously RT/E/PS/00015)
Network Rail Certificate of Acceptance No: PA05/03862

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About Eland Cables

The Cable Lab® our in-house cable testing facility, is UKAS-accredited to ISO 17025, which is the single most important standard for calibration and testing laboratories around the world. Accreditation to this international standard demonstrates our laboratory's technical competence and the accuracy of its results.

For our customers, it means peace of mind. They can have full confidence in the quality of our products and can demonstrate due diligence in selecting their cable supplier.

Our customers can also rely on the Cable Lab's services for an independent, objective and comprehensive quality assessment of cables procured from third parties.


About Eland Cables

About Eland Cables

Established in 1975, Eland Cables is a supplier of power, data, instrumentation and control cables and cable accessories to the world's most demanding industries and to some of its most prestigious projects. Our reputation is built on an unswerving focus on quality, technical expertise and customer service.


Our focus on quality has resulted in our in-house specialist cable testing facility securing the ISO 17025 accreditation. This certifies the competence, impartiality and performance capability of our laboratory and its evaluations. In turn, it means peace of mind for our customers with regard to the quality of the cables they source from us.

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Our highly-qualified technical team is on hand to provide technical support with all aspects of cable selection, technical specification, regulatory requirements, and bespoke cable design and manufacture.

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