Rail - Rolling Stock

Project Aarhus: 10 years of high performance with PMA

13th February 2017 - Rail - Rolling Stock, Company News

Aarhus Letbanen I/S has commissioned an order with Stadler RailAs a member of the ABB Group, PMA often collaborates with other organisations to successfully complete large scale projects; the Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland being a great past example of this - and notably our biggest project to date. Recently, we were delighted to be involved in an exciting new project with our friends at the highly regarded Stadler Rail in Aarhus, Denmark. Thanks to the strength of our working relationship with Stadler and our reputation for impeccable customer service…

ABB's new low voltage rail overview brochure launched

27th April 2016 - What's New, Rail - Rolling Stock, Rail - Infrastructure, ABB

Low Voltage 2016 Launched at Infrarail 2016, ABB's new brochure provides a clear overview of the entire range of low voltage products and solutions now made available through ABB for infrastructure and rolling stock applications.   PMA is proudly identified under ABB's low voltage division - continuing to work together for a cleaner, healthier planet.  For help and advice on cable protection solutions call the PMA team on 01264 333 527 or email [email protected]

The Perfect 10: PMA’s newest BSS10 half shells

4th April 2016 - What's New, Technical Information, Rail - Rolling Stock, Rail - Infrastructure, Automation

    Here at PMA, we’re always looking for ways to improve and adapt our existing products, alongside the design and creation of new ones; responding to an ever evolving, ever growing range of innovative industries.   Standing at the forefront of cable protection solutions for some of the world’s most fundamental infrastructures and industries – including telecommunications, railways, and most recently food & beverage – we have to ensure our products respond…

Light Railway – keeping cities moving with PMA

27th July 2015 - Rail - Rolling Stock

PMA_light_rail_solutions_header  Here at PMA, although you may know us primarily as the world's leading cable protection suppliers to the rail industry, we also supply many other industries - such as ship building, energy, and machine building - with the highest quality cable protection systems available; including light railway.    The pinnacle of safe, urban transport; the term 'light rail' - or 'light railway' here in the UK - refers to lower speed traction vehicles such as trams, metros and monorails.  …

ABB's new low voltage UK product range

25th May 2015 - Rail - Rolling Stock, Rail - Infrastructure, ABB

Low volAs global leading suppliers of innovative technologies for transportation, it is imperative that we continue to improve the performance of our products whilst lowering emissions, the impact of our work upon the environment and, in turn, that of our customers. Launched at Railtex 2015, ABB's new brochure provides a clear overview of the entire range of low voltage products and solutions now made available through ABB for infrastructure and rolling stock applications.   PMA is proudly identified…

Fire and ice draw in the crowds at Railtex 2015

20th May 2015 - Rail - Rolling Stock, Exhibitions, ABB

FullSizeRender (3)Earlier this month, the biggest Railtex exhibition for more than a decade welcomed over 10,000 railway industry professionals from around the world, across three days, to the NEC, Birmingham. As one of 468 of this dynamic industry's leading suppliers, exhibiting the latest railway technology, equipment and innovations, ABB showcased its innovative technologies for transportation with a comprehensive range of solutions for rolling stock and infrastructure, in conjunction with PMA; including…

Railtex 2015: PMA Product Launch Preview

13th April 2015 - What's New, Rail - Rolling Stock, Exhibitions, Company News, ABB

Screen Shot 2015-02-02 at 14.13.14  We're delighted to be joining ABB for the biggest international exhibition of railway equipment, systems & services in the world; the 12th bi-annual Railtex.    This vast exhibition will take place between 12 & 14th May at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham, and will see over 430 organisations, from across the world, exhibit their work to an estimated 10,000 visitors.   With numbers up during Railtex '13 by 19% on 2011, Railtex continues to grow, with…

New PMA Strain Relief Fittings with Fire Barrier Function

6th April 2015 - What's New, Rail - Rolling Stock, Hazardous Areas

Fire Barrier Fittings  During Railtex '15 at NEC Birmingham in May, we are excited to be launching our brand new range of fire barrier solutions fittings with strain relief for the rail industry, developed in conjunction with Pflitsch.    Our new fire barrier connector solutions allow cables and wires within cable protection systems to be fed through a firewall without loss of integrity or therefore compromising the fire safety function.   Fire barriers are a vital component in fire safety for…

Railtex 2015 Preview: Fire Barrier Systems

10th March 2015 - Rail - Rolling Stock, Exhibitions, ABB

Screen Shot 2015-02-02 at 14.13.14  As the days get longer, the nights shorter and the sunny summer months edge ever closer, so too does Railtex '15 - the 12th international exhibition of rail equipment and services - from 12th to 14th May at NEC, Birmingham.   Firmly established as the largest rail exhibition in the UK and the THE showcase for technological innovation across all sectors of the rail industry, we're proud to be exhibiting our products; contributing to one of the most exciting events in the rail industry…

Ty-Rap cable ties: The Revolution

3rd March 2015 - Rail - Rolling Stock

rail_and_ty-rap  Invented by Thomas & Betts in 1958, Ty-Rap® cable ties are the original, the definitive product in health & safety.   So, as Ty-Rap® cable ties are now available to the rail industry through PMA, what features do Ty-Rap® possess that have made them the ‘go-to’ brand for over half a century?    Ideal for the secure management of cables, Ty-Rap® has rounded edges to prevent damage to cables and a smooth, notchless body, making the cable ties…