Rail Overhead Electrification and Fiber Optic Systems
Overhead Electrification Assemblies and Components
AFL is the manufacturer of Aluminum Clad Steel cables which have been utilized in transit systems for AC Voltage Supply, Messenger Cables, EHS Downguys and Static Wire applications-some utilizing our exclusive OPGW which includes Fiber Optic Cables within.
We supply the rail industry with various types of theft deterrent Copperclad cables utilized for grounding the system poles and supplying substations.
Fiber Optic CableAs the industry leader of fiber optic technological solutions, AFL offers a full line of cabling systems that not only meet the needs of the rail application but also optimize the network infrastructure critical for communications, signaling, security and positive train control. Cabling systems include aerial designs for installation directly on a catenary structure, LSZH-listed, NFPA-130 compliant solutions for tunnels and stations and the industry’s first LSZH-listed jettable micro fiber optic cable.
Fiber Optic Cable Hardware and Installation Tools
AFL manufactures a full line of accessories designed specifically for installation of fiber optic cable in the transit environment. Products include dead ends, suspensions, tangents, splice enclosures, fiber storage units, wayside attachment hardware and comealongs. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive line of fiber optic connectivity solutions, fusion splicing equipment, test and inspection and fiber optic cleaning solutions. AFL offers a complete solution for an efficient and reliable optical network in a transit environment.