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Network Rail Telecommunications Cable

PACW/ solid polyethylene insulation/moisture barrier/PJ filled/polyethylene sheathed
External Telephone Cable(Complies with Specifications NR/PS/TEL/00015 and TS0886/T1822)
Network Rail certificate of acceptance – PA05/06233

External trackside telecoms cable armoured


The cable is designed primarily for track-side railway installation. It is a petroleum jelly filled, twisted pair cable suitable for duct installation with a bonded moisture barrier sheath, and for buried or open channel installation, with an additional protection of a bonded corrugated steel tape and sheath. The additional protection provides protection against rodent attack. The product satisfies the requirements of Network Rail Specification NR/PS/TEL/00015 (formerly GK/RT 0315) and Specifications TS0886 and BR1822

Twisted pairs in 10 Pair Units. The pair range is 2 – 100.

Product description
Plain annealed solid copper wire, solid polyethylene insulation, twisted pairs, petroleum jelly filling, water swellable tape, paper core wrap, black polyethylene sheath incorporating a longitudinally applied aluminium/polyethylene moisture barrier, and corrugated steel tape armour bonded to a black polyethylene sheath.

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