Rail Telecom Design

Comprehensive rail telecom design services, including surveying, detailed design, testing, commissioning and maintenance. With 20 years of experience; we successfully deliver efficient and cost-effective projects that impress our clients.

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

Our comprehensive range of rail telecom design services are designed to meet the varied needs of the rail sector. We undertake network surveying, detailed design, planning, installation, test and commissioning for the rail industry. We can also provide initial maintenance on most telecom projects.

Our highly qualified telecoms design team leverage their extensive experience to ensure the successful delivery of operational telecoms, critical control system architecture, networked data communications, fibre optics, station information and surveillance services, whilst prioritising safety and efficiency.

With 20 years of experience in the rail industry, we have a deep understanding of railway standards and telecoms infrastructure. We take pride in ensuring that our clients’ requirements and expectations are exceeded on time, every time.

Our dedication to detail and quality has driven our success in completing numerous projects for most major rail organisations, including Network Rail.

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 115 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

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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