CABLE EQUIPMENT 2000 SERIES
COLOUR CODE


Internal telephone Cable CW1308
Pair      Colour of insulation (Wide band, base colour in capitals).

              a - wire                               b - wire
1         WHITE - Blue                          BLUE   - White
2         WHITE - Orange                        ORANGE - White
3         WHITE - Green                         GREEN  - White
4         WHITE - Brown                         BROWN  - White
5         WHITE - Grey                          GREY   - White
6         RED   - Blue                          BLUE   - Red
7         RED   - Orange                        ORANGE - Red
8         RED   - Green                         GREEN  - Red
9         RED   - Brown                         BROWN  - Red
10        RED   - Grey                          GREY   - Red
11        BLACK - Blue                          BLUE   - Black
l2        BLACK - Orange                        ORANGE - Black
13        BLACK - Green                         GREEN  - Black
l4        BLACK - Brown                         BROWN  - Black
15        BLACK - Grey                          GREY   - Black
16       YELLOW - Blue                          BLUE   - Yellow
17       YELLOW - Orange                        ORANGE - Yellow
18       YELLOW - Green                         GREEN  - Yellow
19       YELLOW - Brown                         BROWN  - Yellow
20       YELLOW - Grey                          GREY   - Yellow
21       VIOLET - Blue                          BLUE   - Violet
22       VIOLET - Orange                        ORANGE - Violet
23       VIOLET - Green                         GREEN  - Violet
24       VIOLET - Brown                         BROWN  - Violet
25       VIOLET - Grey                          GREY   - Violet
26       PINK   - Blue                          BLUE   - Pink
27       PINK   - Orange                        ORANGE - Pink
28       PINK   - Green                         GREEN  - Pink
29       PINK   - Brown                         BROWN  - Pink
30       PINK   - Grey                          GREY   - Pink



In cables made up from 20-pair units, the first unit in each cable layer 
is lapped with an ORANGE tape, the last unit is lapped with GREEN.

GPO standard  table below for 100 pair - 80 triple and 60 Quad instrument

Cables over 30 wire (15 pair) often had a spare  Red/White.

In later cables the triple became light blue or sort of turquoise colour, with the pair colours remaining as below.

  Pairs   Triples   Quad Inst
                     B leg A leg        
1 Blue White   Red   Black
2 Orange White   Red   Black
3 Green White   Red   Black
4 Brown White   Red   Black
5 Slate White   Red   Black
6 Blue/white White   Red   Black
7 Blue/org White   Red   Black
8 Blue/green White   Red   Black
9 Blue/brown White   Red   Black
10 Blue/slate White   Red   Black
11 Orange/white White   Red   Black
12 Orange/green White   Red   Black
13 Orange/brown White   Red   Black
14 Orange/slate White   Red   Black
15 Green/white White   Red   Black
16 Green/Brown White   Red   Black
17 Green/Slate White   Red   Black
18 Brown/white White   Red   Black
19 Brown/Slate White   Red   Black
20 Slate/White White   Red   Black
21 Blue Yellow   Red   Black
22 Orange Yellow   Red   Black
23 Green Yellow   Red   Black
24 Brown Yellow   Red   Black
25 Slate Yellow   Red   Black
26 Blue/white Yellow   Red   Black
27 Blue/org Yellow   Red   Black
28 Blue/green Yellow   Red   Black
29 Blue/brown Yellow   Red   Black
30 Blue/slate Yellow   Red   Black
31 Orange/white Yellow   Red   Black
32 Orange/green Yellow   Red   Black
33 Orange/brown Yellow   Red   Black
34 Orange/slate Yellow   Red   Black
35 Green/white Yellow   Red   Black
36 Green/Brown Yellow   Red   Black
37 Green/Slate Yellow   Red   Black
38 Brown/white Yellow   Red   Black
39 Brown/Slate Yellow   Red   Black
40 Slate/White Yellow   Red   Black
41 Blue Black   Red    
42 Orange Black   Red    
43 Green Black   Red    
44 Brown Black   Red    
45 Slate Black   Red    
46 Blue/white Black   Red    
47 Blue/org Black   Red    
48 Blue/green Black   Red    
49 Blue/brown Black   Red    
50 Blue/slate Black   Red    
51 Orange/white Black   Red    
52 Orange/green Black   Red    
53 Orange/brown Black   Red    
54 Orange/slate Black   Red    
55 Green/white Black   Red    
56 Green/Brown Black   Red    
57 Green/Slate Black   Red    
58 Brown/white Black   Red    
59 Brown/Slate Black   Red    
60 Slate/White Black   Red    
61 Blue Violet   Red

41

Black
62 Orange Violet   Red

42

Black
63 Green Violet   Red

43

Black
64 Brown Violet   Red

44

Black
65 Slate Violet   Red

45

Black
66 Blue/white Violet   Red

46

Black
67 Blue/org Violet   Red

47

Black
68 Blue/green Violet   Red

48

Black
69 Blue/brown Violet   Red

49

Black
70 Blue/slate Violet   Red

50

Black
71 Orange/white Violet   Red

51

Black
72 Orange/green Violet   Red

52

Black
73 Orange/brown Violet   Red

53

Black
74 Orange/slate Violet   Red

54

Black
75 Green/white Violet   Red

55

Black
76 Green/Brown Violet   Red

56

Black
77 Green/Slate Violet   Red

57

Black
78 Brown/white Violet   Red

58

Black
79 Brown/Slate Violet   Red

59

Black
80 Slate/White Violet   Red

60

Black
81 Blue Red        
82 Orange Red        
83 Green Red        
84 Brown Red        
85 Slate Red        
86 Blue/white Red        
87 Blue/org Red        
88 Blue/green Red        
89 Blue/brown Red        
90 Blue/slate Red        
91 Orange/white Red        
92 Orange/green Red        
93 Orange/brown Red        
94 Orange/slate Red        
95 Green/white Red        
96 Green/Brown Red        
97 Green/Slate Red        
98 Brown/white Red        
99 Brown/Slate Red        
100 Slate/White Red         
 
 
 
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