Skytrain FOSU

Public Transportation
Company, Western Canada 

Supplied and Installed 40km Fibre Optic Cables

Scope of Work

> Installed Armoured Ribbon Fibre Cables
> 20km of 576 Strand and 20km of 144 Strand

> 12 Strand Armoured Fibre 10 Electrical Substations
> 10,000 Fibre Optics Splices & Terminations
> Limited Access to Secure Facilities
> Detailed Project Documentation

Project Description

Working within the public transportation infrastructure data communications industry, AxisTech completed over 10,000 splices and terminations. The FOSU project was governed by a complex splice schedule that also incorporated splicing into existing cables. AxisTech worked with the client’s consultant to propose more user-friendly termination hardware that supports better access for maintenance over time.

Additional challenges included a work schedule along the guideway that was 3-4 hours (2am-6am) to accommodate the SkyTrain maintenance schedule.



Armoured Ribbon Fibre

Supplied and installed 20km of 576 strand armoured cable and 20km of 144 strand armoured cable along skytrain gateway and each station.


P2P Services and Products

AxisTech’s roles included point to point stops at two dozen locations, and required work in an industrial environment
on a night schedule.


Fibre Optic Splicing and Termination

AxisTech completed over 10,000 splices and terminations governed by a complex splice schedule that also incorporated splicing into existing cables.


Specialized Services

AxisTech executed grounding, bounding,
PLC communications, networking and program logistic control.  Design was provided to ensure success.

AxisTech Team Fibre Optics Vancouver, BC

Fibre Optic Service Areas

Located in Burnaby, BC Canada, we at Axis Technical Services are proud to supply premium branded products and installation. We also supply audio visual / video installations and support services in the Greater and Metro Vancouver Areas including: Vancouver, West Vancouver, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Langley, Surrey, Burnaby, North Vancouver, Richmond, Port Moody, Maple Ridge, Delta, White Rock and more.

> Call 604 559 AXIS (2947) or email ROI[at] to schedule a needs assessment with our management team