Millions of people worldwide use rail transit to get to their desired destination and the global economy relies on rail to transport freight across long distances. Rail operations in winter weather are challenging, with extreme conditions posing a risk to rail safety and reliability, as well as passenger security and comfort. Advanced heat-trace cable technology from nVent RAYCHEM, provides a range of solutions that allow railroads to operate safely and comfortably in harsh winter conditions, including trackside and onboard heating systems.
Snow and ice build up on track and catenary wires pose a major safety risk and can cause serious disruptions to rail service.
nVent trackside heating includes a diverse range of systems that feature advanced heating cable technology, as well as components from the wider nVent portfolio. These proven solutions improve rail safety and reliability through a variety of ways:
RAYCHEM solutions for rolling stock vehicles improve the safety and comfort
of the entire rail system.
Raychem rail heating solutions are designed to be easily implemented. Our solutions are fully engineered and are customizable to fit any requirements.
With maximum heat transfer capabilities, our rail heating solutions can help transit agencies save on energy costs and provide a more energy-efficient mode of transportation in cities.
Raychem rail heating solutions have been proven to handle harsh conditions, especially in cold climates. The rugged design allows for reliable rail service even during the winter.
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