Viper Innovations

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Viper Innovations is improving electrical integrity management of railway signalling power distribution networks. 

We have taken proven technology developed for the harsh offshore environment and transferred this into products designed to improve the electrical integrity management of railway signalling power distribution networks. 

CableGuardian for the Railways, reduces maintenance costs and eliminates service affecting failures caused by theft, vandalism or general degradation of signalling power cables. 

Viper Innovations is an active member of the Rail Industry Association (RIA) and Rail Alliance and is RISQS verified.  

Our innovative technology is recognised across the Rail Industry, including being awarded the 2019 Rail Innovations Award and 2018 IET Innovation Award. 


This is the first platform offering proactive monitoring, detection and location of insulator and conductor faults on live low voltage unearthed power distribution systems.  

It encompasses proven technology with extensive industrial heritage in challenging environments, providing a distributed and intelligent cable infrastructure health monitoring system for the rail industry.  

CableGuardian is the technological alternative to the five early manual cable testing requirement NR/L2/SIGELP/50000. Empowering the rail industry to move from the uncertainty of periodic testing, to a real-time condition based approach.  

Results and information from the analytics package are made available via the CableGuardian web portal. This is accessible from any Internet connected device via secure login. The portal has an intuitive user interface – results can be seen at a glance and historic trends of integrity data easily produced by the user. It is fully compatible with the Network Rail Intelligent Infrastructure.

It is available for immediate order, Network Rail Product Certificate Number: PA05/06538.

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