Rail Batteries at Shield

Since 1910, our line of quality batteries, options and customisation capabilities, coupled with our technical and service support, provide you with a leading edge for all your battery solutions.

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Summary of Rail Range

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Battery systems and solutions for a wide range of rail passenger and freight vehicles, including diesel starter and carriage lighting. All Shield rail batteries are manufactured in the UK using traditional methods and high quality components. A fourth generation family business, with the flexibility required to respond to the ever changing needs of the modern rail industry.

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Gel

Shield Batteries now have available a Gel battery for Rail applications. Manufactured using the latest Gel production technology, the 6volt blocks supply 300Ah(20hr). Applications include 14X, 15X DMU vehicles and Class 158/159 Sprinter vehicles. Our full technical data sheets are available upon request. Standard VRLA charging applies.

Bespoke solutions
  • Flexible lead times & customer delivery schedules.
  • Battery filling and charging systems avaiable.
  • Technical advice and support.
  • British engineered.
  • Recycling service available.
  • Rail quality approvals.
  • Refurbishment service.

UK Manufacturing

All Shield Rail Batteries are manufactured in the UK using traditional methods and top quality components. A fourth generation family business, with the flexibility required to respond to the ever-changing needs of the modern rail industry. All battery sets supplied with secondary boxes, connectors, links and covers.