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Grey wire where does it go?

I have a bathroom towel rail with black brown and a grey wire I assumed grey = earth balck =neutral brown= live can you tel me is this right as at the momment I am trying to find out if it worksso temporarily using a plug and it is triping.
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Hello, try using a ac voltage meter to make sure of the polaritys some houses or apartment have wrong colored wiring, it is good to have a outlet tester it is inexpensive and it helps.

usually
white/grey is nuetral
black/red is live
brown ground

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