Telecom Design to Maintenance

We provide complete rail telecom solutions. From designing to maintaining telecommunication systems for the Rail Industry

A telecom mast tower, our rail engineers use for rail telecom installation

Softech Rail offer design, manufacturing, supply, installation, commissioning, and initial maintenance of the necessary operational telecommunication systems for the UK rail industry.

Our dedicated Telecoms team leverages their extensive experience to ensure the successful delivery of operational telecoms, critical control system architecture, networked data communications, fiber optics, station information, and surveillance services, prioritising safety and efficiency.

Train Control Systems

Operational Telecoms


SISS Design



Telecom Design Capabilities:

  • Operational Communication
  • Audio Frequency Induction Loop (AFIL)
  • IP Based public access
  • Tetra Communication
  • Train Control system specification (particular expertise in CBTC) Preliminary
  • Train operation plan
  • Detailed specifications metro telecommunication system and subsystem specification
criss crossed rail alignment design engineered by a railway pway design team
  • Cost estimation for train control and telecom systems
  • Interface management (with other systems and infrastructure)
  • Tender documentation
  • Bidding process assistance
  • Delivery full spectrum of railway telecom works
  • Backbone Communication System – Fiber Optic Transmission System
rail telecom design of a mast tower used for rail communication solutions
  • Feasibility Reports
  • Covering operational and retail telecoms
  • Concentrator and transmission systems
  • SISS (CIS, PA/VA Systems)
  • Master Clock
  • CCTV – Real Time Monitoring, E-Map Tracking, Intrusion Detection, Centralized Video Management System
  • Telecommunication Options Report
  • Telecommunications Detailed Design

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 our Rail engineering and design team

Delivered Projects

We have successfully delivered over 115 projects, on time and in budget over the last 18 years.

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
Shenfield Station
Seamless rail systems at Shenfield Station enhanced with expert signalling design solutions. Optimise operations with precision rail design services.
Jan 11, 2023
GRIP3 and GRIP4 project development and design to build a new depot for Rail Wheel Lathe facility.
Apr 22, 2022
Western and Wales
Emergency or Temporary Speed Restrictions are imposed as measures to ensure the safety of train operations and the integrity of Rail infrastructure
Aug 15, 2020
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
Clapham Junction Platform 16
difficulties at Platform 16 in dispatching longer trains led to Softech's engagement to look into Signalling alterations to overcome operational issue...
Sep 16, 2014
Enhanced platform extension at Littlehaven for seamless 8 and 12-car services. Softech's signalling design ensures efficient rail operations.
Aug 12, 2014
Fishbourne Miniature Light (MWL) Footpath crossing had a history of misuse and vandalism causing disruption.
Apr 16, 2014
Civils/track/electrical/mechanical signalling items for replacement of turnouts at various station in BINAGC section of Jhansi division.
Mar 19, 2014

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