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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, Anixter provides the flexibility needed to work hand-in-hand with different manufacturers, installers and technical consultants. 

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

Customized Supply Chain Solutions

Anixter’s Supply Chain Solutions are designed to help you save 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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Inventory Management

  • Multisite deployment
  • Vendor-managed inventory (VMI)
  • Global logistics
  • E-commerce
  • 24-hour emergency services
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Product Enhancement and Packaging

  • Cut to length based on project bill of materials (BOM)
  • Cable tagging, printing, customer labels
  • Preassembly and kitting
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Unmatched Technical Expertise

With years of experience in transit/railway wire and cable products, communication solutions and security technologies, Anixter’s 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

Products: Everything You Need, All In One Place

Transit and Rolling Stock Wire and Cable

  • Contact wire
  • Transit and rolling stock wire and cable
  • Contact wire
  • Messenger wire
  • Dropper cable
  • Traction power cable
  • CP100 signal cable
  • AREMA signal cable
  • Grounding wire
  • LSZH cable
  • Circuit integrity cable (2-hour rating)
  • Communication cable
  • Fiber optic cable

Transit Accessories

Industrial Automation

Connectors, Tools and Other Accessories