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 TYPE E1 & E2 Railway Signalling Cable

TYPE E1 & E2 Railway Signalling Cable

Application

The cables are designed for railway signalling systems. The cables are suitable for use in d.c. circuits where the nominal voltage to earth does not exceed 1100 volts and installation in ducts.

Standards

NR/PS/SIG/00005(formerly RT/E/PS/00005)

Construction

Conductors: Tinned stranded copper, class 5 according to IEC 60228 & BS 6360.

Insulation: LSZH or EPR Type GP4 to BS 7655.

Outer Sheath: LSZH.

Electrical Characteristics at 20℃

Nominal Conductor Cross Section mm² 2.5
Maximum DC Conductor Resistance Ω/km 8.21
Voltage Rating KV 0.65/1.1
Nominal Insulation Thickness mm 1.05

Mechanical and Thermal Properties

Minimum Bending Radius: 6×OD (static); 15×OD (dynamic)

Temperature Range: -25℃ to +85℃ (during operation); -10℃ to +85℃ (during installation)

Dimensions And Weight

Cable Code No. of cores& Nominal
Conductor Cross Sectional
Area
No.×mm²
No. & Nominal
Diameter of
Strands
No/mm
Nominal Sheath
Thickness
mm
Overall
Diameter
Min/Max
mm
Nominal
Weight
kg/km
Type E1
RS/E1-3GH-1G2.5 1×2.5 50/0.25 3.8 11.2/14.0 200
Type E2
RS/E2-3GH-2G2.5 2×2.5 50/0.25 3.8 14.9/18.8 380
RS/E2-3GH-4G2.5 4×2.5 50/0.25 3.8 16.4/20.9 470
RS/E2-3GH-7G2.5 7×2.5 50/0.25 3.8 18.7/23.7 625
RS/E2-3GH-10G2.5 10×2.5 50/0.25 3.8 22.5/28.6 940
RS/E2-3GH-12G2.5 12×2.5 50/0.25 3.8 23.2/29.3 980
RS/E2-3GH-16G2.5 16×2.5 50/0.25 3.8 25.3/32.0 1200
RS/E2-3GH-1P2.5S 1×2×2.5 50/0.25 3.8 15.0/20.0 341

Routine test voltage: 2.5kV for 5 minutes