Contact wire (Trolley)

The contact wire “trolley” is the most important conductor of the railway infrastructure.


The contact wire “trolley” is the most important conductor of the railway infrastructure which, thanks to a special and calibrated shape, allows the transmission of energy from the overhead contact line to the pantograph and consequently to the train.

Contact wire (Trolley)


The European specifications EN 50149 list all the standards (shapes, sections, alloys, etc.) used in Europe, which De Angeli Prodotti is able to comply with without limitations of form (bottom flat and circular) section (from 65 mm² to 150 mm²) and material (Cu-Etp, Cu-Ag, Cu-Mg and Cu-Sn).

The complete range of products allows to meet the needs of contractors and utilities in all the rail sectors: tramways, metros, conventional and high-speed railway lines.


De Angeli Prodotti pays particular attention to the high quality of the contact wire and the winding process of the wire in specifically designed drums to allow the installers to proceed quickly and without interruptions.

The high mechanical strength alloys supplied by De Angeli Prodotti allow greater tension indispensable for high-speed railway lines (> 300 km/h).
De Angeli Prodotti has a high production capacity that meets the most challenging requests of the market.

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