Ethernet cables according to EN 50264-3-1 Type XM for high requirements in railway applications

Industrial Ethernet cables for rolling stock industry and railway application, acc. to EN 50264

  • Meets EN 50264-3-2 type XM and EN 45545-2
  • Cat.5e Performance up to 100 / 1000 MBit/s
    Cat.6A & Cat.7 qualified for 10 GBit/s

RailGood chemical resistanceFlame-retardantHalogen-freeOil-resistantInterference signalsUV-resistant


Article number Article designationNumber of pairs and AWG per conductorCore diameter in mmOuter diameter mmCopper index (kg/km)Weight (kg/km)
Cat.5e, 2-pair version
ETHERLINE TRAIN FLEX Cat.5e 1x4x22/7 PE1x4xAWG22/71.56.53062
ETHERLINE TRAIN FLEX Cat.5e 1x4x0,5 PE1x4x0,5/727.64183
Cat.5e, 4-pair version
ETHERLINE TRAIN Cat.5e 4x2x24/7 PE4x2xAWG24/71.27.73876
ETHERLINE TRAIN FLEX Cat.6A 4x2x24/7 PE4x2xAWG24/71.48.43875
ETHERLINE TRAIN FLEX Cat.7 4x2x24/7 PE4x2xAWG24/71.48.44375


  • Good chemical resistance please see Appendix T1
  • Resistant to mechanical influences in harsh environmental conditions
  • Extended temperature range
  • Reduced flame spreading increases the protection against damage to persons and property in the event of a fire

Application range

  • For use in railway vehicles and buses, for fixed installations and applications where limited movement may occur
  • Suitable for connecting to of e.g. camera systems, enter-/ infotainment for passengers, ticketing systems
  • Also applicable within oily environments and areas with increased ambient temperature

Product features

  • Fire behaviour according to EN/IEC:
    - Halogen-free acc. to EN 60754-1
    - No corrosive gases acc. to EN 60754-2
    - No fluorine acc. to EN 60684-2
    - No toxic gases acc. to EN 50305
    - Low smoke density acc. to EN 61034-2
    - Flame-retardant acc. to EN 60332-1-2
    - No fl ame propagation acc. to EN 60332-3-25
  • Fire behaviour according to NF:
    - Toxicity of gases acc. to NF X 70-100
    - Low smoke density acc. to NF X 10-702
    - No flame propagation acc. to NF C 32-070,
    Cat. C1 and C2
  • Chemical properties:
    - Oil resistant acc. to EN 50264-1
    - Fuel resistant acc. to EN 50264-1
    - Acid resistant acc. to EN 50264-1
    - Alkali resistant acc. to EN 50264-1
    - Ozone resistant acc. to EN 50264-3-2

Norm references / Approvals

  • electrical requirements acc. to IEC 61156-6
  • EN 50264-1
  • EN 45545-2 HL1, HL2, HL3

Product Make-up

  • 7-wire tinned stranded copper conductor
  • Core insulation: Based on Polyolefin
  • Cat.5e: SF/UTP - copper braid and foil screening as overall screening
  • Cat.6A/Cat.7: S/FTP - copper braid as overall screening and pair screening with aluminium compound foil
  • Outer sheath: electron beam cross-linked polymer-compound EM 104
  • Outer sheath colour: Black

Classification ETIM 5

  • ETIM 5.0/6.0 Class-ID: EC000830
  • ETIM 5.0/6.0 Class-Description: Data cable

Peak operating voltage

  • (not for power applications) 125 V

Minimum bending radius

  • Flexing: 10 x outer diameter
  • Fixed installation: 8 x outer diameter

Test voltage

  • Core/core: 1000 V
  • Core/screen: 1000 V

Characteristic impedance

  • nom. 100 Ω acc. to IEC 61156-6

Temperature range

  • Fixed installation:
    -45°C to +90°C
  • Flexing: -35°C up to +90°C

  • Unless specified otherwise, the shown product values are nominal values. Detailed values (e.g. tolerances) are available upon request.
  • Please find our standard lengths at:
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  • Detailed data sheets are available upon request. Please specify the type/dimensions of the required cable.
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