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nVent ERICO Railway Electrical Protection Series: Grounding and Bonding

In the first post in our railway electrical protection blog series, we described the harm that lightning strikes can cause to rail properties, and highlighted how nVent direct…

nVent ERICO Railway Electrical Protection Series: Lightning Strikes

Severe weather, with heavy rain, hail, and dangerous cloud to ground lightning can occur anywhere in North America, creating a challenging environment for railways, especially during the summer…

nVent Heating Solutions for Third Rail Electrification

During the recent polar vortex that brought temperatures as low as -60 F through the upper Midwest of North America, there were many news stories highlighting the extreme measures railways…

nVent SCHROFF Space-saving Cabinets Create More Room On Board Multi-unit (MU) Trains

Many exciting advancements exist in the world of rolling stock, including the proliferation of high-speed rail and emergence of autonomous, driver-less technology. Another significant trend is the rise…

An Innovative nVent Ground Conductor On Track in Metro Railways Throughout China

nVent ERICO provides a variety of solutions for earthing (grounding) and bonding across many industries, including rail. Earthing systems are a critical part of railway safety, protecting passengers and the…

For More Efficient Onboard Electrical Systems, nVent ERIFLEX Connections Make a Difference

  When it comes to transporting people and goods, railroads typically have a lower environmental impact than other modes of transportation. Further, many regions around the world are…

Innovative Switch Heating Solutions for Harsh Winter Weather

Winter weather poses a significant challenge for railways throughout the world. It’s not just cold weather climates that are affected—any region that gets cold enough for freezing rain…

Welcome to nVent Rail: Global Connected Solutions for Safer, More Reliable Railways

The first commercial passenger and freight railway was chartered in 1827. Less than a century later, in 1903, the Electric Railway Improvement Company (ERICO) was born, quickly becoming…