Reference projects in rail infrastructure
Roxtec seals cover many needs.
The Roxtec sealing system for cables, conduits and pipes has proven its excellent performance all over the world. Our seals protect against multiple risk factors in a wide range of railway applications.
Learn more on best practice by reading our collection of success stories from different rail projects.
Alptransit Ceneri railway tunnel
Roxtec cable transits in cabinets and enclosures protect electrical control equipment in the Alptransit Ceneri railway tunnel from dirt, moisture and heat. The seals withstand the enormous pressure in the tunnel.
Sydney’s rail substations
Transport for NSW and rail operator Sydney Trains use Roxtec solutions for new and existing traction power substations. Their specification is based on Roxtec’s ability to act as a partner in large projects and to provide cable transits combining fire and water ingress protection capabilities.
Securing signaling in Shanghai
Roxtec contributes to the development of a green energy rail infrastructure in China. The seals prevent rainwater, humidity and condensation from damaging the signal system of the Songjiang tramlines T1 and T2.
Shanghai Shentong Metro Co., Ltd. chose Roxtec seals for the extension of line 5 and the new-build of line 18 to secure the power, communications and signal systems. Fire safety is a primary concern and operational reliability is crucial. A failure in power supply or signal systems can cause a major disaster.
Rail infrastructure in Belgium
The Roxtec sealing system is used in traction power substations, cable trenches, railway stations, tunnels, shelters and cabinets along the tracks. The seals are fire rated and can protect an area against smoke, gas, water ingress, humidity, dust, rodents, vibration, cable pull and current surge.
After the flooding of 19 stations, Prague set out on a vast project of rebuilding and refurbishing its metro system. Roxtec was chosen to supply watertight, gas-tight and fire-proof seals for the tunnel sections.
Roxtec supplies Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. with an innovative trackside cable sealing solution for the Namma Metro project. Roxtec seals protect the track and cable entries from vibration and prevent rainwater, dust and cable-chewing rodents from entering the power supply rooms.
U-Bahn in Hamburg
The new U-Bahn line is a key link in the development of the HafenCity area. The U4 passes under the river Elbe and the Alster basin. Given the delicate location, Hamburger Hochbahn AG and the tunnel design firm, Obermeyer Planen + Beraten GmbH, decided to use a proven sealing solution: Roxtec.
In the combined road and railroad bridge and tunnel connection between Sweden and Denmark, Roxtec seals protect advanced equipment for signaling and electrical power. The seals are also used for the GSM system, in the gas and fire protection system, in trackside equipment and on the trains.
Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project
In Washington, D.C, Roxtec seals secure power supply, prevent water from damaging equipment and minimize danger in case of fire. The seals offer built-in spare capacity and simplify adding and removing cables in the future.