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Axle Counter Design

Bespoke & Private Courses: 

Signet Solutions can reserve a course for your Company exclusively, and we can design courses to meet your Company's specifications. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

3 days
Derby or at your site by arrangement
Maximum number of delegates: 


This course will enable a signalling designer to undertake scheme and electrical design of Axle Counter systems.

Key Features

  • The AzLM axle counter is chosen, being the most common UK application.
  • The course can be modified to suit specific equipment types and customer applications.
  • Axle Counter Signalling / Scheme plan design
  • Axle Counter Signalling Principles
  • Axle Counter Electrical Design

Course Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the delegate will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of terminology and components used in axle counter systems.
  • Specify detection point positions and details
  • Specify evaluator areas
  • Specify methods of section reset and restoration
  • Specify control table modifications for axle counters
  • Specify detection point and evaluator circuitry
  • Specify evaluator interface and reset circuitry

Assessment and Certification

Achievement of the Course Outcomes will be assessed by a theory assessment.

The delegate’s achievement of the Course Outcomes will be confirmed by a certificate which will be forwarded to the nominated client contact following the course.


A well prepared delegate is expected to be familiar with signalling layout, principles and electrical design for conventional UK main line practice.