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Trackside Fibre cables - NR/PS/TEL/00014

Our trackside fibre communications cables are for use in high-traffic and high data-rate requirements and Fixed Telecoms Network (FTN) applications, running alongside the rail track. These Network Rail approved trackside fibre cables are manufactured in accordance with standard NR/PS/TEL/00014.

  Fibre Trackside Cable Armoured Fibre Trackside Cable
PADS reference 6/169053 (24 fibres) and 6/169013 (48 fibres) 6/169063 (24 fibres), 6/169023 (48 fibres), 6/169043 (24 fibres) and 6/169073 (48 fibres)
Fibre Step-index single mode fibre
Fibre carrier Loose tube polyethylene (PE)
Single continuous non-metallic
Strength member
Water blocking compound Unspecified water blocking compound
Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
Armour - Corrugated steel / Polymer limited tape
Sheath PE Type 03C or Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH)

This range is available with or without the additional armoured protection of a corrugated steel/ polymer laminated tape. The armoured cables provide protection from rodents as well as against the environmental and mechanical stresses they are required to withstand. NR/PS/TEL/00014 cables can variously be used outdoors, underground. They are also suitable for direct burial.

Eland Cables' wider portfolio of rail telecoms cables also includes the NR/PS/TEL/00015 trackside copper cables, as well as our SCADA pilot cable and Axle Counter cable.

Range of Cables

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Cable Standards and Approvals

Railway Trackside Fibre Cables
NR/PS/TEL/00014 (previously RT/E/PS/00014)

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The Cable Lab®

UKAS-accredited specialist cable testing laboratory

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.

Expert tecHnical support

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.

Complete Cable Solutions

We are a key contributor to projects in over 100 countries every year, adding value through comprehensive technical support, reliable logistics, innovative solutions, and a customer-centric approach.