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Network Rail Telecommunications Cable

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

External trackside telecom cable Duct grade


The cable is designed primarily for track-side railway installation in troughing. It is a petroleum jelly filled, twisted pair cable suitable for duct installation with a bonded moisture barrier block polyethylene sheath. It is available for direct 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 when armoured.

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.

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