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PADS Approved Rail Products

After successfully gaining approval via the NR Product Acceptance process, products are registered in Parts and Drawings System (PADS).

PADS is a database owned by SERCO and the data is managed by Network Rail Catalogue Management Team (NSC). The NSC create and revise controlled catalogue (PADS) numbers with more than 85’000 products including TE Connectivity rail stock components and EAO pushbuttons.

The catalogue of accepted products is available on the PADSnet website at:

The website’s search engine provides up to date PADS database, including the associated acceptance certificates that detail the conditions and scope of use.

Dalroad is a specialist distributor of automotive, industrial automation and rail components.

TE Connectivity (TE) offers one of the widest breadth of high-performance, reliable products for infrastructure and rolling stock. Dalroad supply Raychem rail power and signal cables, Agastat relays, TE terminals, Deutsch rail connectors and MiMo/SiSo antennas.

EAO products comply with all rail regulations and offer over 1000’s products listed on PADS.

This PADSnet website allows searches to the following product attributes:

PADS Catalogue Number
Item Description
Supplier Name
Supplier Part/Drawing Number
Product Acceptance Certificate
Product Acceptance Details


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