Signet Solutions
+44 (0) 1332 343585
Signalling design
Other signalling courses
Signalling maintenance
Signalling testing

Advanced Signalling Technology

Signalling Design Courses

Duration 10 Days
Location Available online via Webex
Delegates Maximum 10

Bespoke & Private Courses

We can also 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.

Contact Us

Advanced Signalling Technology


This course is intended for experienced signal designers and testers who wish to progress towards the design or testing of complex signalling logic. 

Key Features

  • Course fully up to date to reflect current requirements
  • The course concentrated on understanding interlockin functionality, as well as 'filling in the boxes'
  • The delegate will benefit from exprimentation on our demonstration interlockings
  • Technical jargon is explained in clear English terms
  • Intermediate level concepts are thoroughly revised before advancing to the 'advanced subjects


Course Outcomes

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

  • Perform Headway Calculations for stopping trains
  • Calculate the effect of variable gradients upon signal spacing and  achievable headway
  • Identify acceptable mitigations for under and over braking
  • Identify acceptable aspect sequence transitions
  • Specify controls for tunnel, closing-up and mid-platform signals
  • Specify controls for distant and banner repeater signals
  • Specify controls for complex junction signalling arrangements
  • Specify controls for last wheel replacement
  • Identify situations where duplicate copies of information may cause safety issues
  • Specify controls for foul track circuits and diamond crossings
  • Identify and specify the need for track circuit timers
  • Specify controls for platform sharing
  • Specifiy controls for preset and preceding shunt signals
  • Specify controls for Comprehensive Approach Locking
  • Specify controls for Train Operated Route Release
  • Specify controls for complex overlaps

Assessment and Certification

Achievement of the Course Outcomes will be assessed by a theory assessment to demonstrate the underpinning knowledge gained.

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 plans, demonstrate an understanding of standard interlocking principles, and complete control tables for simple routes and points. 



Job Seekers Information

Please visit our dedicated jobseekers page for detailed information relating to people seeking jobs in the rail industry.:

Click Here

Find Us On Facebook
Click Here To View A Larger Map

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can click the link below to disable cookies, otherwise, we'll assume you're happy to continue
Close This Notice

Disable Cookies | 3rd Party Data Processors