Intercity railways - Work cables SV

SV

Earthing cable or Shunt
Intercity railways - Work cables

Benefits

  • Insulation/sheath transparency makes it possible to monitor the condition of the conductor

Applications

  • Earthing cable, designed to "earth" the catenary when working on it
  • Connects the head of the earthing cable to the anchoring clamps on the rails
  • Other use: rail shunting device to close the light signals

General characteristics

schéma coupe SV

 

  1. Stranded core, red copper for the 60² and tinned copper for the 25²
  2. Crystal polyurethane outer jacket + marking
Mechanical
  • Extra flexible cable
  • Resistant to mineral oils and UV rays
  • Mechanically resistant to external stresses
Electrical
  • Used to evacuate a large short-circuit current in the event of accidental resetting of the catenary power supply during work on the lines  

Range

Reference

For 
catenary 
powered by

Composition

Cross-sectional area 
of core 
(mm2)

Composition 
of core
Nb x Ømm

Diameter 
of insulation
(mm)

Net weight
(kg/km)

Reel 
format
Length (m)

M3114

25 kv alt.

1 x

25

800 x 0,2

10,0

265

A 500

U4363

1,5 kv cont.

1 x

60

1911 x 0,2

13,6

605

C 500

 

  • Other formats available on request

Norms and standards

General standards
  • Standard NF F 42-640
  • SNCF approved 

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