Railway Solutions

We understand the complexities involved in the deployment of multisite rail projects. With a hub-and-spoke distribution network that can quickly scale from daily operations to quick-turnaround deployments, we provides the flexibility needed to work hand-in-hand with different vendor partners, contractors and integrators, OEMs and technical consultants.

By bringing experience, a broad range of products and unparalleled supply chain expertise, we provide assistance that improves safety, performance and reliability throughout your project’s deployment.

 

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Applications

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Trackside
The application is very complex as this is the heart of a rail system. There are various elements to it that when put together allow for a subway, LRT or train to operate.

  • Electrification
  • Overhead Line (OHL)
  • Signal
  • Axle Counter  
  • Positive Train Control
  • Telecommunications
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Infrastructure
A transit system is made up of many components that play a critical role in providing a Holistic system. Either it's substations providing power to electrify the transit line, to station platforms and train depots, there is a full product range that can be offered.

  • Stations
  • Platforms
  • Maintenance depot
  • Substations
  • Command centers
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Rolling Stock
Every transit system has some sort of vehicle that moves passengers from point A to point B. We have what is needed for new Vehicle builds to Maintenance & Repair.

  • Rail vehicles
  • Carriages
  • Buses

 

 

Alliance Partners

3M
APC
Axis

 

Belden

 

 


 

 

 

Alpha Wire
Hirschmann
Lumberg
Bosch
CommScope
Molex
Panduit
Rittal

 

Solutions Partners

ABB
Prolabs
Proxim

 

Products by Application

Trackside

  • Trackfeeder Cable
  • Points Heating Cable
  • Contact Wire
  • Medium Voltage Cable
  • Grounding
  • Signal Cable
  • Signal Power Cable
  • Axle Counter Cable
  • Copper Telecommunication Cable
  • Fibre Telecommunication Cable

Infrastructure

  • Low-voltage cable
  • Medium-voltage cable
  • High-voltage cable
  • UPS
  • Fire resistant cable
  • Security
  • Access Control
  • Wireless / DAS / WiFi Systems
  • Lighting

Rolling Stock

  • Adhesives, Tapes and Sealants
  • Cabling Infrastructure
  • Electrical Wire & Cable
  • Networking & Wireless
  • Enclosures & Pathways
  • Security & Audio Visual
  • Gear & Control
  • Electrical Supplies & Lighting
  • Fasteners
  • Tools, Safety & Consumables
  • Electronic Wire & Cable

 

Technical Expertise

With years of experience in transit/railway wire and cable products, communication solutions and security technologies, our sales specialists and technical experts provide customers with world-class technical resources, products and support. As the only distributor with a dedicated electrical engineering staff, we can help you select electrical and electronic, power, signal and communication cables, and security systems that provide system reliability and longevity as well as regulatory compliance.

Our technical and engineering expertise includes:

  • Custom cable design
  • Cable specification development, review or updating
  • Codes and standards interpretation
  • Cable sizing to meet environmental and load conditions
  • Knowledge of cable chemical resistance and rodent resistance characteristics
  • Installation and rigging recommendations
  • Cable pulling calculations and recommendations
  • Routing and layout planning
  • Damage and failure analysis
  • On-site condition assessment, troubleshooting and termination training
  • Custom training

 

Services

Our Supply Chain Solutions are designed to help you save a time, reduce costs, increase efficiency and mitigate risk. From ordering, receiving, storing and retrieving to unpacking, disposing of waste and locating missing parts, we can help you through:

 

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  • Product specification review
  • Product rationalisation
  • Vendor rationalisation
  • Third party vendor management
  • Leverage spend
  • Tail end spend management
Inventory Management
  • Supply Chain assessments
  • Vendor Managed Inventory
  • Vending solutions
  • Inventory reduction
  • Forward provisioning of inventory in region
  • Inventory management and visibility
  • Cable management
  • Warehouse network
  • Asset Management
  • IoT solutions
Product Enhancement and Packaging
  • Cable cutting, put ups and reels
  • INSTA-REEL
  • Customised kitting solutions
  • Customised labeling
  • Special packaging
  • Asset tagging
  • Camera IP addressing
  • Product DOA checks
Global Logistics
  • Lead time management
  • VAT, duties, taxes and import costs optimisation
  • Freight consolidation
  • Inbound transit time management
  • Import/export documentation
  • Just-in-time delivery
eCommerce
  • eAnixter contract pricing and order management
  • eDelivery invoices and statements
  • EDI
  • API
  • Online ordering
  • Punchout or roundtrip catalogues
  • Custom content catalogue
  • Custom invoicing

 

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Contact

RAIL - INFRASTRUCTURE
Unit A, The Beacons
Birchwood Park
Warrington, Cheshire WA3 6GP
England
Tel: +44 (0)1925 848039/848010
Email: railsales@anixter.com

 

RAIL - OEM
Brimington Road North
Chesterfield, Derbyshire S41 9BE
England
Tel: +44 (0)1246 459286
Email: rail@anixter.com