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DEG Signal acquired by Ramboll

// DEG Signal join Ramboll We are delighted to announce that we have joined leading engineering, design and consultancy company, Ramboll. Our team will form the backbone of Ramboll’s UK rail systems team and strengthen their global rail systems community. All existing DEG Signal activities and staff will continue to operate as usual from our […]

Richmond Branch Train Protection Enhancement Programme

// Alternative train protection systems The overall aim of the project was to assess options for the fitment of alternative train protection systems to the currently in use trainstop/tripcock system on the Richmond Branch. An alternative TPWS system will offer London Overground full operational flexibility for the London Overground fleet across the network. DEG Signal’s […]

DEG Signal Awarded Contract to Rectify Signal Power Supply Defects

// Rectify identified deficiencies DEG Signal, with AGHE Ltd as a sub-contractor, working for S&T Cover Ltd has been awarded a signalling / E&P design contract to rectify identified deficiencies at 56 non-public area sites throughout the Wessex area. The need comes about following a railway worker receiving an electric shock on a 650V signalling […]

DEG Signal Wins Thameslink Resilience Project

// Performance improvement Due to the success of the Brighton Main Line Reed track circuit conversion Phases 1 and 2, DEG Signal and partners, S&T Cover, have been awarded part of the Thameslink Resilience Project (TRP). Our project is Work Package 4 of the TRP and focuses on renewing the signal heads from incandescent lamp […]

DEG Signal Wins Southend Pier Railway Work

// Southend Pier Railway Southend Pier Railway is a 3 ft narrow gauge single track railway approximately 2km long and runs the length of Southend Pier between the Shore and Pier Head stations. A loop is provided about halfway, to allow 2 trains to operate during summer months. Due to pier repairs, the railway had […]

New Appointment at DEG Signal – Chris Chapman

// New appointment DEG Signal, the railway signalling design consultancy, announce a senior appointment, with Chris Chapman joining as Senior Signalling Engineer. Chris brings over 30 years’ experience to DEG Signal having worked in signalling design, test, faulting, maintenance and technical support both in the UK and in New Zealand. Prior to joining, he was […]

Observations from the IRSE International Convention in Dallas, Texas, USA

// IRSE International Convention 2017 100 delegates attended the IRSE International Convention and visited various railway installations in the Dallas Fort Worth area over a five day period. Here is a collection of Doug Green’s best photos. DART’s Tim McKay makes his keynote address at the IRSE International Convention in Dallas, talking about challenges of […]

Increasing Reliability by Upgrading Lymington Town’s Level Crossing

// Detail design for the level crossing upgrade Over an eleven-month period, from December 2016 to October 2017, DEG Signal carried out the detail design for the upgrade to a level crossing at Lymington Town railway station in Hampshire. Working as a subcontractor to S&T Cover, the upgrade aimed to improve reliability, meet current standards […]

Ensuring that Insulated Rail Joints Do Not Suffer Damage from Stray Traction Return Currents

DEG Signal has supported DEA (Dual Electrified Area) testing undertaken at Blackfriars. This work was completed as a sub-contractor to S&T Cover for UK Power Networks Services. A solution has been developed to mitigate Insulated Rail Joint (IRJ) arcing. Our role was to act as the Contractors Responsible Engineer (CRE) for signalling. We ensured that […]

4LM’s Systems Review Panel

//Appointed in 2016 DEG Signal was appointed as 4LM’s Systems Review Panel (SRP) Chair in 2016. Over the last few months, our Engineering Director Russell Gell, has been working closely with the 4LM Project Team to review the readiness of the project to move into the system testing phase where the Seltrac CBTC will be […]