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KR Series: Transportation, Railway & Signaling Batteries

Railway Locomotive & Transit Ni-Cad Batteries

Storage Battery Systems offers railway, transportation and signaling batteries, battery systems and chargers for the transportation industry.


Railway applications include:

  • Engine starting
  • Emergency braking
  • Lighting
  • HVAC
  • Radio communications
  • Access control
  • As prime mover power solutions


These also include charging and battery systems for mass transit, rolling stock, street traffic control and line-yard signaling.


Whether remotely deployed under extreme conditions such as a siding signal-switch or within the communications center as computer power back-up, the SBS solution will deliver the performance and service life required from your most demanding applications.


In most instances, transit applications require customized cases, jars or enclosures. Contact us for specifying, application engineering, and quotations.



  • 22 AH – 340 AH, 1.2v  Ni-Cd cells, multi-cell power blocks available
  • KR Series (KRm - medium power, KRx - high power, KRh - blocks) 
  • 20-year warranty
  • Wide operational temperature range
  • Suited for trackside signaling, rolling stock, yard communications and mass transit


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