Signalling Design

Entire Rail Signalling Design Capability, from Feasibility Study to Project Close Out

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We offer comprehensive Signalling Design and Consultancy Services, encompassing Scheme and Project Development as well as Scheme and Project Delivery. Our extensive knowledge and experience in signalling design have enabled us to collaborate with nearly every rail company in the UK. We’ve successfully completed more than 100 rail projects.

Scheme Plans

Softech Rail have extensive scheme plan expertise with 20 years of experience

Signalling Interfaces

Softech provide comprehensive signalling interface design.

Tender Support

We have successfully supported nearly all rail companies with bids. Get in touch to see how we can help.

Trackside Design

Our expertise encompasses all aspects of trackside design.

Signalling Reports

Softech Rail provide signalling assessments, specifications and reports.


Interlocking Design

Softech Rail have a vast team of interlocking experts with over 20 years of experience.

Proven Rail Signalling Design Solutions

Softech’s licensed signalling team are certified by the Institute of Railway Signalling Engineers (IRSE). We have extensive expertise in mainline and mass transit rail solutions, catering to both UK and international markets. Our capabilities include designing complex signalling systems, covering signalling electrification and plant design comprehensively. Our expert signal design team handle activities from GRIP 2 to GRIP 7 within Network Rail’s signalling, electrification, and plant work packages. Additionally, we have proven experience in fulfilling CRE and CEM roles when needed.

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Cutting Edge Rail Signalling Design

We excel in providing cutting-edge 2D & 3D design services for electrical and mechanical railway signalling. Utilizing Microstation and Solidworks, we create detailed wiring diagrams and 3D models adhering to EU standards or customized client symbology.

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Rail Signalling Expertise

    • Level Crossing, Platform Extention, LSI
    • Signal Sighting, SAT, SORA and DA
    • Electro-Mechanical, Mechanical Interlocking
    • Scheme Development Inc. site surveys
    • SSI including Westrace, Ansaldo Microlok II
    • Geographical Interlockin, Auto Signalling
    • Digital Axle Counters, Data Loggers Thales CBTC system
    • Train Describer System
    • TFM Schematic, Block Schematic
    • One-stop-shop for all Signal Design Project Requirements

Complete Rail Solutions

Softech Rail specialise in railway signalling design, project development, and project delivery, improving the longevity of train control systems and associated equipment. We employ the most stringent rail processes and procedures whilst minimising costs. Our designs have never received a single DRN from Network Rail despite delivering over a 100 projects. We consistently provide innovative solutions to the rail sector’s challenges. Our extensive experience in rail signalling design covers a wide spectrum, from individual signal replacements to the creation of comprehensive, complex signalling systems.

An infographic guide of the services offered by Softech Rail's rail engineering and design team

Our Work: Case Studies

Haxby Telecoms Design
Carrying out site survey and telecoms detailed design for NR owned assets which includes station information and surveillance system.
Jan 26, 2024
Eastbourne Siding
Softech conducted a condition assessment to confirm that the existing signalling system is capable of performing the required train movements.
Dec 5, 2023
This study was completed to assess how best to path down direction freight trains between the Midland Main Line and the proposed SRFI at Radlett.
Jan 12, 2016
Richmond Platform 3
Enhanced rail signalling for Richmond Platform 3 under LOCIP ensures efficient 5-car operations. Softech's ensures optimal design solutions.
Jul 16, 2015

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