Parker Hannifin Railway Connections & Hose Solutions

The Parker-Legris range has been tried and tested for the railways market with components having been tested for durability and safety. Railways regulations such as EN 45545-2 for fire protection, DIN 5510 for fire protective measures and certifications, NF F16-101 for classification of materials for rolling stock are all upheld. Legris India is a joint venture with Parker Hannifin Corporation USA.

Parker Hannifin has a rich history of servicing the global and Indian railways sector in each of its three core areas:

  1. Hoses and High-pressure fittings: Parker rail hoses, Parker Ermeto Tube fittings, Couplers
  2. Low pressure connections: Ball Valves, Pneumatic fittings, Thermoplastic (PU/PA) tubing
  3. Transair: Energy efficient compressed air and gas piping system

Parker has developed a wide range of hoses from low to high pressure for all relevant rail applications with high speed trains, city trains, industrial transportation vehicles, etc. to meet the extensive requirements of the new European standard EN 45545-2. Parker’s proven rail hoses focus on the safety of people and property in the following applications:

  • Hydraulics: Hydraulic Brake System, Hydrostatics, Other hydraulic applications
  • Fluid Conveyance: Diesel fuel (engines), Water (sanitary facilities)
  • Pneumatics: Pneumatic brake system, Suspension, Auxiliary systems
  • Cooling system: Water cooling system, Air conditioning

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