An Insight into Railway Signalling Course

Insight into Railway Signalling Course is a joint venture between the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) and the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers Australasia (IRSE).

The one-day introductory course is administered by the ARA, and the program is prepared and presented by IRSE members who are experienced signalling engineers working in the rail industry.

If you work in railways and are required to liaise with signal engineers, interface to railway signal systems, coordinate with signalling projects, provide operational requirements for signalling systems, then this Railway Signalling course will give you an insight to the technology, processes and principles that are used by railway signal engineers.

Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn from signalling engineers who have been working in the railway signalling industry for many years, and gain from their wealth of knowledge and experience.

 

An Insight into Railway Signalling Course brochure

 

2017 courses

2017 courses will be announced in the new year.

 

Feedback from previous course attendees

  • A fantastic insight into signalling!
  • Very well presented, perfect level of content.
  • Thank you for an enjoyable day. It was very informative and presenters had great signalling knowledge and a fantastic ability to answer questions.
  • Overall it reinforced how little I know about signalling and how complex it really is. It has given me a greater appreciation of the signalling component of the railway system.
  • I really enjoyed the course and would recommend it to those who like me know nothing of signalling.

 

Course content

  • Why have railway signalling
  • Signalling basics
  • Signalling equipment
  • Tailoring signalling to train operations
  • Computer-based signalling equipment
  • Signalling aspects and overlaps
  • Operations requirements and signalling
  • Designing the signalling system
  • Reading a signal plan
  • Constructing the signalling system
  • Testing and commissioning
  • Operating the signalling system
  • Maintaining the signalling system
  • Glossary of signalling terms
  • Signalling safety requirements

 

Expected learning outcomes

  • How to read a signal plan and obtain information
  • Understand the relevance of signalling sub-systems
  • Knowledge of how the signalling system fits within the operational railway
  • Understand the use of signalling documentation
  • Support and maximise the outcomes from signalling design, construction, testing and commissioning
  • The importance of signalling maintenance activities and records
  • Understand the signal design process and its interfaces to train operation and track design
  • Understand the operation of signalling equipment and the overall signalling system

 

Registration fee

Registration includes the one-day course, hard copy and electronic versions of all presentations, morning, afternoon tea and lunch. Prices are in $AUD and include GST:

ARA/IRSE members

  • $950

Non-members

  • $1,150

 

More Information

For further information or to register your interest to attend, please contact Events Manager, Janet Cameron via events@ara.net.au or on 02 6270 4527.