Repoint wins IET Innovation Award

// Radical new track switch product Repoint is a radical new track switch product developed by Loughborough University’s Control Systems Group. The project has recently won a prestigious IET Innovation Award in recognition of its potential to improve safety, reduce maintenance and increase capacity.   // Designing Repoint Light DEG Signal is working with Loughborough […]

ISO9001 Audit – Successful Transition from 2008 to 2015

We are pleased to announce that we passed our ISO 9001:2008 surveillance audit demonstrating our Business Management System (BMS) meets the requirements of the standard. Additionally we also successfully transitioned to the latest edition of the standard, ISO9001:2015. The audit was undertaken by BSI our long standing auditor.

Repoint track switch

An innovative fail-safe rail turnout design developed by Loughborough University will be trialled on the London Underground in 2018, RSSB has announced. Ricardo Rail will head a consortium comprising Progress Rail, DEG Signal and MPEC Technology to install the first Repoint switch. See RSSB Website for more details. DEG Signal will be responsible for the electrical control system design […]

RISQS audit passed with 5 stars

We are pleased to announce that we have successfully passed our annual RISQS audit for signalling design and were awarded 5 stars, the highest achievable score. The Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS) is the supplier pre-qualification service for the GB rail industry. See more here – RISQS

Urbanisation Award for the Wokingham Link Road scheme

As part of the ICE South East England Engineering Excellence Awards 2016, Wokingham Rail Station and Link Road Re-Development scheme was awarded the Urbanisation Award. There were three main elements to the redevelopment; a new station building and associated platform works, a new Access for All footbridge and lifts and a new link road with major junction alterations […]

Design team strengthened

As part of our ongoing recruitment strategy we have strengthened our design team with the arrival of Ian Winfield who has joined us from Network Rail. Ian spent several years as a signalling designer in Network Rail’s Signalling Design Group mainly involved with scheme development. Prior to that, he had various engineering roles supporting the Royal Navy, […]

Update from Longleat

Following on from our news last October regarding improvements to the miniature railway at Longleat, we are pleased to report that all works were completed on time for passenger running on 13 February 2016. The railway now has a smoother track alignment approaching the level crossing, renewed turnouts (mechanically operated) and new level crossing equipment housings. This project […]

ISO 9001:2008 annual audit passed

We have once again passed our ISO 9001 annual audit demonstrating our Business Management System (BMS) meets the requirements of the standard. More importantly, as a railway signalling design company, it is vitally important that all our processes help us achieve safe and compliant designs. The audit was undertaken by BSI our long standing auditor.

RISQS Audit passed

We are pleased to announce that we have successfully passed our annual RISQS audit for signalling design. The Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS) is the supplier pre-qualification service for the GB rail industry. See more here – RISQS

London Overground Train Protection Enhancement Project

On the Euston to Watford branch of the London Overground network, there is currently a mix of train protection systems between Harrow & Wealdstone and Queen’s Park shared by Network Rail (NR) and London Underground (LU) services; these are Train Protection Warning System (TPWS) and train stops. This project aims to remove the need for train […]