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Thomas & Betts Brochure Highlights Engineered Solutions for Rail Industry Applications

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 24, 2014 – Thomas & Betts (T&B)’s brochure, “Electrical Solutions for the Rail Industry,” outlines the company’s product solutions for the electrical systems used in railway industry manufacturing, construction, and maintenance, repair and operation (MRO). The brochure is organized around product groupings that provide solutions to specific challenges faced in the manufacture of rail engines, cars and equipment; construction of stations, tunnels and bridges; and MRO of stations, rail cars, and power and signal systems. It also indicates which T&B product lines are designed to address each of these issues, as well as the services and training T&B offers to support many of these lines.  

“The energy efficiency and environmental benefits of rail transportation are driving the growth of the industry in North America, Europe and Asia,” said Chad Smith, vice president, product management and engineering, at Thomas & Betts. “All facets of the rail industry require quality, safety and compliance with increasingly demanding regulations. The ‘Electrical Solutions for the Rail Industry’ brochure provides a profile of T&B products that offer the reliability, durability and cost effectiveness that various applications in this industry require.”

“Electrical Solutions for the Rail Industry” covers product solutions for continuous operation and sustainability; safety; and corrosion and harsh environment protection, among others. 

The brochure is available through Thomas & Betts sales representatives or may be read online at For more information, call (800) 816-7809. 

Thomas & Betts Corporation, a member of the ABB Group, is a global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of essential components used to manage the connection, distribution, transmission and reliability of electrical power in utility, industrial, commercial, and residential applications. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 45 premium brand names, Thomas & Betts products are found wherever electricity is used. Thomas & Betts’ headquarters are in Memphis, Tenn.