Rail Industry on Stage in UK

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Continued commitment to the rail sector, exhibiting at the largest UK rail exhibition, Railtex

Birmingham NEC   -   03 Jun 2015

Rail Industry on Stage in UK

Prysmian Group demonstrated a continued commitment to the rail sector by exhibiting at the largest UK rail exhibition, Railtex in May 2015. With 468 exhibitors from 20 countries, Railtex continues to attract important visitors from across the rail industry. The event is strongly endorsed by UK track operator, Network Rail, which sees the exhibition as a key opportunity to develop closer relationships with its suppliers and potential partners.

Prysmian Group showcased a wide range of energy and telecom cables, components and solutions specifically aimed at the rail industry.  For the first time our new Flexo Coupling Joint for Rail Signalling Power which has been designed as an alternative to traditional trackside assembled heatshrink or resin encapsulated joints and it is available for use on copper or aluminium cable.

Peter Armson, Key Accounts Manager Rail, stated: "Rail remains a key part of the UK's transport investment strategy as demand for extra passengers and freight services continues to grow. Prysmian Group is a major manufacturer of rail products so we were delighted to take the opportunity and exhibit our wide range of solutions at the largest UK rail exhibition. The event enabled Prysmian commercial and engineering teams the opportunity to discuss products and ideas with potential and existing customers as well as keeping up to date with industry developments."

Prysmian Group is one of the few manufacturers who can offer cables and accessories specially developed for rail applications, essential in all elements of large scale installations and technically challenging projects.