Wabtec Power Generation Products Conductor Rail

Conductor Rail

Faiveley Brecknell Willis are specialists in the field of electrification.  Our conductor rail features a hard wearing stainless steep cap which is attached to a highly conductive aluminium by a patented welding process. The result is an excellent electrical adhesion between the two metals and a firm mechanical attachment which eliminates all chance of separation of the capping. The aluminium is protected from any arc damage in the vicinity of the...

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Wabtec Power Generation Products Light Rail Overhead Systems

Light Rail Overhead Systems

The Faiveley Brecknell Willis design team will create an aesthetically pleasing overhead system with conception design drawings from first principle through to detail parts. Years of experience enables us to provide interface management with local authorities, railway inspectors, local utilities and emergency services, as well as the civil contractor, and of course, the client.
Most of the components are manufactured in-house...

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wabtec global services transit car products Pantographs


Faiveley Brecknell Willis design and manufacture pantographs for Light Rail, Tram, EMU and High Speed trains.  With our interface expertise we are able to provide an optimum design for individual overhead system requirements. Many variants are available, they include …

  • Spring operated actuation with either manual retract, electrically raised, air raised, air lowered and latched, or actuation by direct air operation
  • Aerodynamic...
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Wabtec Transit Car Products Third Rail Current Collectors

Third Rail Current Collectors

Faiveley Brecknell Willis specialise in both interface products of a conductor rail system and provide the perfect design for the correct collector/rail combination.  This is an important part in the achievement of good current collection. Our strong engineering design team use the following parameters to assure optimum performance in all applications

  • Minimum dynamic mass
  • Minimum friction
  • ...
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