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Railway Antennas and Cable Systems

HUBER+SUHNER products are developed for the specific requirements of the railway market. They improve safety and comfort for passengers and contribute to enhancing the attractiveness of public transport.

Tumbelenstrasse 20,
8330 Switzerland

HUBER+SUHNER products are developed for the specific requirements of the railway market. They improve safety and comfort for passengers and contribute to enhancing the attractiveness of public transport. To meet these demands, HUBER+SUHNER offers solutions based on the three technologies of radio frequency, low frequency and fibre-optics. This enables it to create complete solutions tailored to the needs of customer-specific applications.

As one of Europe’s leading suppliers, HUBER+SUHNER offers a wide range of products which provide the platform to build modern rail vehicles. New and innovative products based on proven technologies helps you to fulfill the demanding requirements of the railway industry.

Antennas and cable systems

The rail industry has to deliver increasing safety, reliability, energy efficiency and comfort. In addition, more on-board services are being installed for the traveller such as information and internet access services. As a result of more installed electronics, space and weight constraints are becoming greater.

HUBER+SUHNER’s broad range of products are used in:

  • Traction motors
  • Control panels
  • Brake systems
  • Train safety systems
  • Inter-vehicle cable systems
  • In-carriage subsystems such as air conditioning, monitoring and instrumentation
  • Wireless access, GSM-R, Wireless LAN systems
  • Trackside infrastructure

Low-frequency product portfolio

HUBER+SUHNER’s high-performance cables are designed to be smaller and lighter than conventional cables coupled with safety features to protect the passenger.

The low frequency product portfolio includes:

  • RADOX® thin wall, low-voltage control cables
  • RADOX reduced wall power cables
  • RADOX JUMPER cables
  • RADOX DATABUS cables
  • RADOX FR cables (circuit integrity)
  • RADOX JUMPER cabling solutions

Radio frequency product portfolio

HUBER+SUHNER supplies antennas which cover all communication standards between 380MHz and 6GHz. As a solution provider, the company supplies all the necessary radio frequency components. These are extremely rugged products, especially designed for rail applications.

The radio frequency product portfolio includes:

  • RF cables and connectors
  • Customised cable assemblies
  • Antenna products, on board and trackside
  • Lightning protection components and surge protection elements, high-voltage DC blocks up to 15kV

Fibre-optic product portfolio

Optical fibers feature intrinsic immunity against electromagnetic interference and voltage peaks. This is a significant advantage for reliable data transmission on railway vehicles. Compared to conventional copper connections and other available solutions the low weight, compact size and ultra-high bandwidth capabilities are further advantages of HUBER+SUHNER fiber optic products.

The fiber optic product portfolio includes:

  • RADOX fibre-optic cables with enhanced fire and smoke behaviour
  • Connector solutions for harsh environment
  • Coach harnesses and assemblies
  • Inter-vehicle jumper systems
  • Fiber management systems

Railway cable systems engineering

HUBER+SUHNER offers customised cable system solutions. The engineering teams of HUBER+SUHNER are made up of highly experienced specialists who have direct access to the comprehensive know-how of the group.

The railway cable systems unit develops solutions focused on specific customer needs which ensure a high level of safety and functionality. The unit’s competence in project management, system engineering, prototyping and volume production ensures that it delivers integral solutions in time. This holds true for national and international projects alike.

Customer benefits

Working together with HUBER+SUHNER means benefitting from different advantages:

  • Collaborating with one reliable partner for three different technologies: radio frequency, low frequency and fiber optics
  • Working with one supplier for data, signal and energy transmission
  • Achieving the growing demand for less weight of material while meeting increasing safety requirements
  • Getting standard as well as customised products
  • Benefit from comprehensive engineering know-how and experience in excellent connectivity solutions

HUBER+SUHNER is certified according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO/TS 16949 and IRIS.


The HUBER+SUHNER Group, based in Switzerland, is a leading international manufacturer of components and systems for electrical and optical connectivity for the main markets communication, transportation and industrial.

The company can draw on core competencies in the areas of radio frequency, fibre-optics and low-frequency. In close collaboration with its customers, HUBER+SUHNER develops and manufactures first class products of the highest quality.

The product range includes coaxial, fibre-optic and copper cables, cable systems, connectors, antennas and lightning protection components. The company is represented by 24 group companies and numerous agencies in over 60 countries.

120Ω Databus Cable for Rail Vehicles as per EN 45545-2

HUBER+SUHNER now offers new 120Ω databus cables for train communication networks (TCNs). The new RADOX® DATABUS 120Ω EN cables meet the corresponding databus standards and can thus be used as MVB, WTB or UIC cables. They use electron-beam crosslinked materials, making them suitable for applications that involve high and low temperatures.


HUBER+SUHNER's SENCITY® Rail MIMO is an omnidirectional rooftop antenna that is part of the SENCITY® Rail antenna portfolio.

SENCITY® Rail MIMO Low-Profile Antenna

The SENCITY® Rail MIMO antenna perfectly fits for the European market. Using this antenna with just 40mm height, double-decker trains or trains normally travelling in tunnels with tight gauges can be upgraded to the 4G/LTE standard.

Thin-Wall Signalling Cables

As the amount of electrical equipment installed in trains rises, so does the need for an increasing number of cables. Today, there can be between 40km and 80km of cable installed for every 100m. This makes use of space and weight of cabling a critical factor.

Railway Connectivity

Today's rail transport must be fast, efficient and safe. At the same time, it should also provide exceptional comfort and service to its passengers. Modern and complex systems are entering the market that enable train operators to fulfil these requirements.

On-Train Fibre-Optic Connectivity

Applications such as on-board internet, communication-based train control and passenger information or entertainment systems require the reliable transmission of ever greater data volumes in trains.

Inter-Vehicle Jumper Systems

Today's inter-vehicle jumper systems must be capable of withstanding a diverse array of electrical, mechanical and climatic conditions.

HUBER+SUHNER Rail Products Brochure

The HUBER+SUHNER Group is a leading international manufacturer of electrical and optical interconnectivitycomponents and systems. Our main markets are communication, transport and industry.

CBTC Connectivity Solutions

The overall performance of a rail rapid transit system depends largely on the performance of the automatic train control (ATC) system employed. A communication-based train control (CBTC) system is devised by adding modern communication technologies to the ATC concept.

HUBER+SUHNER Debuts Five-Port SENCITY® Rail MIMO Antenna

HUBER+SUHNER is extending its proven portfolio of roof-top antennas with the new five port SENCITY® Rail MIMO. Accompanying its established SENCITY® Rail antenna portfolio, the new robust five port MIMO roof-top antenna enables system integrators and rail vehicle manufacturers to upgrade their vehicles to 4G / LTE and Wi-Fi MIMO with minimal installation effort required.

HUBER+SUHNER Lightens the Load for Swiss Rail Operator

Significant space savings and a weight reduction of several hundred kilos per train have made HUBER+SUHNER's lightweight, thin-walled RADOX® Tenuis-TW cables the first choice for Swiss manufacturer Stadler's large-scale contract with SBB.

Bombardier Awards TWINDEXX Contract

Following a successful pilot series, HUBER+SUHNER has now officially been awarded the contract to provide the cabling for a total of 59 TWINDEXX Swiss Express double-deck trains, with 436 carriages. Bombardier and HUBER+SUHNER signed the five-year contract for series production, worth around 26 million euros in order volume. First deliveries are set to take place in the second half of 2015. There is also an option to provide cabling for additional trains.

SENCITY SPOT-M Yagi antenna in Nanjing Metro

Today, a little more than half of China’s population is urbanized. As expected and planned by the country’s leaders, over the next decade, the urbanization will continue at the current pace. In 2025, 70% of Chinese people are expected to live in cities of more than one million inhabitants.

New Inter-Vehicle Jumper Cables for Deutsche Bahn ICNTS

Deutsche Bahn's ICNT InterCity trains with tilting technology travel approximately 400,000km a year, a distance equivalent to almost ten times around the world. After 15 years in operation, a major overhaul of the trains is now imminent. As previously, they will once again be equipped with inter-vehicle jumper cables from HUBER+SUHNER.

Launch: RADOX RAILCAT CAT7 Now with M12 Connectors

Following the launch of RADOX RAILCAT CAT7 cable last year, HUBER+SUHNER is now launching a matching, pre-assembled connectivity solution with an M12 connector. One major challenge in railway vehicles is to reliably distribute the increasing volumes of data.

New Yagi Antenna for the Railway Sector

Effective immediately, the SENCITY SPOT-M Yagi antenna is expanding the CBTC (Communication-Based Train Control) product portfolio from HUBER+SUHNER. This WiFi antenna was specially developed for the market and application-specific requirements of CBTC systems.

New White Paper on Electron-Beam Crosslinking

The new white paper from HUBER+SUHNER explains the technology behind electron-beam crosslinking, including the necessary systems and process optimisations, and shows the applications and features of electron-beam-crosslinked products.

New HUBER+SUHNER Products at InnoTrans 2012

Just in time for the world's largest rail fair, HUBER+SUHNER presents new products for the rail market. The new RADOX RAILCAT CAT7, a fiber-optic cable for rolling-stock, and a YAGI antenna for tunnel applications extend the railway product range.


A new databus cable for transferring high data rates in trains extends the tried and trusted HUBER+SUHNER RADOX RAILCAT product family. RADOX RAILCAT CAT7 is available immediately.

Highspeed Databus for Railways

HUBER + SUHNER's latest innovation for the Railways market is the CAT5/CAT5e Databus cable RADOX®RailCat. Especially developed for the Railways market it fulfills the burning features according to DIN 5510-2 and BS 6853 as well as the requirements for databus cables according to EN50288-2-2


Tumbelenstrasse 20




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HUBER+SUHNER Electronics Private Limited

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Polish Office


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Swedish Office


Knarrarnäsgatan 7

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PO Box 1247



Swiss Office (Pfäffikon)


8330 Pfäffikon



UAE Office

HUBER+SUHNER Middle East Trading LLC

Dubai Investments Park (DIP)


European Business Center, Office 156


United Arab Emirates

US Office


19 Thompson Drive

VT 05452

Essex Jct


United States of America

Hong Kong Office

HUBER+SUHNER (Hong Kong) Ltd

Unit 1101 and 1121, Level 11, Tower 1, Grand Central Plaza

Shatin, NT, Hong Kong

No. 138 Shatin Ruralo Committee Road


Hong Kong

Malaysian Office

HUBER+SUHNER (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd

Lot 24, Jln Pengacara U1/48, Temasya Industrial Park


40150 Shah Alam



Chinese Office

HUBER+SUHNER (Shanghai) Co., Ltd

Part B 2-3, 2/F

Shanghai 200131

333 Fu Te Xi Yi Road Waigaoqiao



Chinese Office (Transmission and Communication)

HUBER+SUHNER (Shanghai) Transmission and Communication Manufacture Co Ltd

1330, Jin Hu Road

Shanghai 201206

Jin Qiao, Pu Dong New District



Singapore Office

HUBER+SUHNER (Singapore) Pte Ltd

11 Chang Charn Road

Singapore 159640

#05-02 Shriro House



Thai Office

HUBER+SUHNER (Thailand) Co Ltd

896/3 SV City Office Tower 1

4TH Floor, Rama III Road

Kwaeng Bangpongpang, Khet Yannawa

Bangkok 10120


UK Office


Telford Road

Oxfordshire OX26 4LA



United Kingdom


CH-8330 Pfäffikon

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