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Intermediate Signalling Technology Layouts, (ISTL) - Signalling the Layout

Signalling Design Courses

Duration 5 Days
Location Derby or at your venue
Delegates Maximum 10
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This course will enable signalling designers to specify signalling equipment on signalling plans, based upon a client specification.

Key Features

  • Course fully up to date to reflect current requirements
  • The course concentrates on understanding of underlying rules for equipment specification
  • Technical jargon is explained in clear English terms
  • Extensive practical exercise covering a wide variety of lifelike situations
  • Underpinning Knowledge matched to IRSE Licence requirements
  • Also provides preparation for module 2 of the IRSE examination

Course Outcomes

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

  • Interpret customer requirements for signalling projects
  • Perform headway calculations for non-stopping trains
  • Position signals on the plan
  • Specify types of signal and route indicator
  • Specify signal identities
  • Specify signalled routes required and their characteristics
  • Specify Train Protection and Warning Systems
  • Specify any additional trap points required
  • Specify normal lie and identity of points
  • Specify train detection areas and identities

Assessment and Certification

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

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 describe the basic functionality of signals, points and track circuits.

Practical Information

Duration: 5 days

Location: At our Derby training centre, or on your premises

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