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BayEnergy® Railway power cables, copper


Railway power cables 1.8/3 kV acc. to IEC 60502-1, resp. based on DIN VDE 0271



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Based on DIN VDE 0271,
low gas corrosivity acc. to EN 50267,
low toxicity of gases acc. to DIN EN 50305,
low smoke density acc. to DIN EN 61034-2,
flame retardant acc. to IEC 60332-3, EN 50266-2-4.

The cables are in compliance with RoHS Directive EU 2011/65/EU - RoHS 2.0 and Regulation No. 1907/2006 (REACH).

The cables are free of silicone, cadmium and free from substances harmful to the wetting properties of lacquers.

The cables are halogen-free, fire retardant and low-smoke.
(FRNC - flame retardant, non corrosive, LSOH - low smoke, zero halogen).

Technical Data

Rated voltage kV 1.8/3
Testing voltage kV 7
Cable temperature ºC
during laying (min)
after laying (max)

Max permissible operating temperature
(conductor) °C
Short-circuit temperature °C +250
Current carrying capacity
acc. to HD 603 S1-1994
during regular operation: B1
in case of short-circuit: B2
short-circuit duration max 5s


Cables for special applications, e.g. as a single-core railway traction current cable for direct current and alternating current. Also as a return current cable in direct current systems up to 1.8/3 kV.

Preferably for connections in overhead lines and rails, for laying in pipe conduits and trough channels, however not directly in the ground.

The regulations and standards of the transport services apply for the selection of railway traction current cables.

Type Designation Codes

N cables acc. to standard
(N) cables based on standard
2X insulation made of cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE)
S screen made of copper
H outer sheath made of halogen-free polymer
RM circular conductor, stranded

Order Example

N2XSH 1x400 RM/35 1,873 kV

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BayEnergy® Railway power cables, copper


Railway power cables 1.8/3 kV acc. to IEC 60502-1, resp. based on DIN VDE 0271

Product Bayka Order No. Cu No. Outer ∅
Net weight
Rated short-time current Max. tensile force Bending radius one-off Bending radius repeated
kg/km mm kg/km kA daN min. mm min. mm  
(N)2XSH  1x150 RM/16   1,8/3kV  (A-NF) 4722020 1622 25 1895 21.45 750 190 380
(N)2XSH  1x150 RM/25   1,8/3kV  (A-NF) 4722010 1723 26 2000 21.45 750 200 390
(N)2XSH  1x185 RM/16   1,8/3kV  (A-NF) 4722090 1958 27 2245 26.46 925 200 400
(N)2XSH  1x185 RM/25   1,8/3kV  (A-NF) 4722040 2059 27 2345 26.46 925 210 410
(N)2XSH  1x240 RM/25   1,8/3kV  (A-NF) 4722050 2587 30 2890 34.32 1200 230 450
(N)2XSH  1x300 RM/25   1,8/3kV  (A-NF) 4722060 3163 32 3485 42.90 1500 240 480
(N)2XSH  1x400 RM/35   1,8/3kV  (A-NF) 4722070 4234 35 4580 57.20 2000 270 530
(N)2XSH  1x500 RM/35   1,8/3kV  (A-NF) 4722080 5194 39 5595 71.50 2500 300 590
Errors and omissions excepted, weights and dimensions are approximate values.
Other designs, fitted lengths and larger delivery lengths on request.
Tensile force only valid when cable sheath and cable core involved.
The bending radius one-off is for professionally installed cables, unique molding over a stencil and a cable temperature >30 ° C.