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Level Crossing Design - MCB

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.

5 Days
Derby or at your venue by prior arrangement
Maximum number of delegates: 


This course is intended for signalling designers who wish to progress to the design of circuits for level crossings of the Manned Barrier (MCB) style.

Key Features

  • Technical terms and relay names explained in “plain english”
  • Full operation sequence for each crossing type

Function, appearance and diagrammatic representation of common level crossing components

  • Barriers, pedestals, controlling and proving circuits
  • Road Lights, flasher units and lamp proving
  • Audible Warning units and controllers
  • Treadles – Normal and Reverse contacts
  • Local Control Unit

Manually Controlled Barrier Crossing

  • Operational requirements and control tables
  • Understanding of Circuitry
  • Function of all relays and circuits
  • Operation sequence
  • Auto Raise function

 Control table and typical circuits for these level crossings

Course Outcomes

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

  • Create site specific circuit diagrams for MCB  level crossings based upon the typical circuits

Assessment and Certification

Achievement of the Course Outcomes will be assessed by an assessment of underpinning knowledge and circuit design.

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 able to interpret signalling layout diagrams and control tables

Practical Information

Duration: 5 days

Location: at our Derby training centre, or on your premises (subject to equipment availability)

Maximum number of delegates: 10