Rolling Stock White Paper

This report is intended to give a general overview of the global Rolling Stock market and provide information about how Nexans is continuing to provide new products, solutions and services to serve that market.

Rolling Stock White PaperIt opens with a broad description of the world Railway Industry and how it is impacted by global transportation requirements, the cost of energy, climate change, customer demand, geographical constraints and recent technical developments. Both sides of the rail equation – infrastructure and rolling stock – are affected by these major trends, and both in turn affect each other. They are highly symbiotic.

Then the paper briefly examines current trends in Rolling Stock, itself. Some developments are demand-driven; others are related to urban trends, technical developments, government policy, and the public demand for safety, information and comfort. This concludes with a brief list of customer expectations.

The third section explains Nexans’ integrated products and solutions under the FLAMEX® brand name, and focuses on several specific products for cost-effectiveness and safety, followed by a presentation of the suite of services especially designed for Rolling Stock.

Finally, it concludes with a brief review of major successfully delivered recent projects worldwide.


Introduction: broad industry trends

Current trends in Rolling Stock

  • Customer Expectations

Nexans: a global leader in the industry

  • High-performance Rolling Stock products
  • Innovative solutions for cost-effective upgrades and safety
  • A suite of services designed for Rolling Stock


Appendix: some Nexans Rolling Stock headlines and milestones