News

DEG Signal acquired by Ramboll

19.04.2018

// 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 ...Read More

Richmond Branch Train Protection Enhancement Programme

05.03.2018

// 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 o ...Read More

DEG Signal Awarded Contract to Rectify Signal Power Supply Defects

05.03.2018

// 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 deficienci ...Read More

DEG Signal Wins Thameslink Resilience Project

05.03.2018

// 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 R ...Read More

DEG Signal Wins Southend Pier Railway Work

01.03.2018

// 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 ...Read More

New Appointment at DEG Signal – Chris Chapman

07.02.2018

// 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’ experie ...Read More

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

01.12.2017

// 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 ...Read More

Increasing Reliability by Upgrading Lymington Town’s Level Crossing

01.12.2017

// 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 Lymingt ...Read More

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

01.12.2017

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 ...Read More

4LM’s Systems Review Panel

20.11.2017

//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 ...Read More

Macmillan’s Coffee Morning

16.10.2017

What an amazing success, together we donated £112 (+25% for tax payers) to Macmillan’s Coffee Morning, a nice chunk of the £9,519,073.00 they have raised from this event. Thanks to Ian Winfield, ...Read More

DEG Signal completes interoperable scheme design for 4LM Project

04.09.2017

// Metropolitan Line Over the past 18 months, as a sub-contractor to Thales, DEG Signal has developed scheme design for the interoperable area of the Metropolitan Line between Harrow on the Hill and ...Read More

First successful commissionings of Brighton Main Line reed track circuit conversions

04.09.2017

// Improving infrastructure resilience  DEG Signal Ltd was commissioned, as a sub-contractor to S&T Cover Ltd, to undertake the signalling design for the replacement of fifty track circuits betw ...Read More

Supporting Digital Railway with Operational Test Scenarios

04.09.2017

// Digital Railway DEG Signal is delighted to be working on this high-profile project. With Digital Railway and European Train Control Systems (ETCS) being the future of railway operation, DEG Signal ...Read More

Repoint wins IET Innovation Award

17.08.2017

// 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 Innovat ...Read More

DEG Signal Apprentice, Tom Denning, Graduates from Bath College

04.08.2017

// HNC in Electrical and Electronic Engineering  Tom Denning, 23, has recently celebrated his graduation from Bath College. As an apprentice, he has been working with us four days a week, whilst stud ...Read More

Next generation of railway traffic management systems

01.07.2017

// Academia met industry on the 29th June at a RSSB event in London. Doug Green attended the Future Traffic Regulation Optimisation (FuTRO) showcase, where he was brought up to speed on the work that ...Read More

ISO9001 Audit – Successful Transition from 2008 to 2015

03.11.2016

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 successf ...Read More

Repoint track switch

26.10.2016

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 comprisi ...Read More

RISQS audit passed with 5 stars

24.10.2016

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 Qualific ...Read More

Urbanisation Award for the Wokingham Link Road scheme

14.07.2016

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 elemen ...Read More

Design team strengthened

29.04.2016

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 ...Read More

Update from Longleat

15.02.2016

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 Februar ...Read More

ISO 9001:2008 annual audit passed

25.01.2016

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 ...Read More

RISQS Audit passed

25.11.2015

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 ...Read More

London Overground Train Protection Enhancement Project

12.11.2015

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 (N ...Read More

Miniature Railway Project

12.10.2015

DEG Signal has been asked to provide signalling design, installation and testing services as part of safety improvements to the 15 inch miniature railway at Longleat Adventure Park, Wiltshire. Althou ...Read More

Rail Engineering Advanced Technician standard announced

21.08.2015

We have been developing the Rail Engineering Advanced Technician standard as part of the Trailblazers group. Today the we are pleased to confirm the standard has been published – https://www ...Read More

New design apprentice starts

01.12.2014

Following on from our 2013 intake we are pleased to welcome our third Design Apprentice. Tom Denning from Somerset will embark on our design apprenticeship programme overseen by Paragon Skills of Bou ...Read More

DEG Signal awarded RISQS certificate for another year

28.10.2014

DEG Signal Ltd has been audited and awarded the RISQS certificate for another year for consultancy and design services RISQS is the Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme. The RISQS audit serv ...Read More

Apprenticeships: DEG is congratulated by Skills Minister

26.10.2014

Skills Minister Nick Boles, MP has paid tribute to DEG Signal for its support for the apprenticeships trailblazers scheme. “I congratulate DEG Signal Ltd for the key role it is playing in develo ...Read More

Croxley Rail Link Project

10.04.2014

Since January, we have been working on the Croxley Rail Link project. The project will divert and extend the Watford branch of the Metropolitan line north-east of Croxley station to the existing termi ...Read More

Russell Gell appointed as Engineering Director

17.02.2014

Following the changes made in the end of last year, DEG Signal Ltd has appointed this month its new Engineering Director. Russell Gell joins us from a leading role at London Underground, bringing a lo ...Read More

Sika Falconer appointed as Project Manager

06.01.2014

DEG Signal has strengthened its projects team with the appointment of Sika Falconer as a Project Manager. Sika was previously in a project management role during her 10 years in the British Army. She ...Read More

Doug Green appointed to NSARE Board

03.12.2013

Our Chief Executive Doug Green has been appointed as a Director to The National Skills Academy for Railway Engineering (NSARE) board as representative for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). NS ...Read More

James Collett joins DEG Signal in apprentice role

02.09.2013

As part of our HR development plan, we welcome our newest apprentice, James Collett. He joins our design team under the management of Will Palmer. Our aim is to constantly develop our team on a day to ...Read More

10 years of donations to Médecins Sans Frontières

03.09.2012

Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors without borders) provides assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict. They do so irrespecti ...Read More

DEG Signal and S&T Cover working together

04.07.2012

We are pleased to announce our new working relationship with S&T Cover –http://www.s-tcover.co.uk. S&T Cover is a Hampshire based firm providing railway signalling installation and testi ...Read More

Olympic Stations Delivery

24.06.2012

The Wessex Platform Lengthening project is providing several stations with the capability to run 10-car trains. Four of these stations served the Olympic Cycling Road Race route therefore it was decid ...Read More

Reed Track Circuits Replaced

14.03.2012

DEG Signal has commenced design to replace jointless reed track circuits between Salisbury and Romsey. Originally installed when Salisbury was re-signalled in 1981; it is believed they may be the last ...Read More

DEG Goes Solar!

23.02.2012

We have now improved our environmental credentials having installed a 4kW Photovoltaic system at Aspect House. With a south facing roof the 16 photovoltaic panels benefit from maximum exposure to sunl ...Read More