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Basic Signalling 1


This is the first course aimed at Railway Signalling Staff and is based on the original British Rail course of the same name. The course has been split into eight subjects and each subject has been arranged into unique training modules each with it’s own objectives.

Course Objectives

On successful completion of the course the candidate will have the necessary knowledge to:

  • Identify the main components used in an electrical signalling system;
  • Explain the use and purpose of each component;
  • Explain equipment function operation and circuitry;
  • Outline basic fault finding and maintenance techniques.


  • Diagram Symbols & Nomenclature
  • Power Supplies
  • Signalling Relays
  • Track Circuits
  • Signals
  • Signal Aspects
  • Controlled Signals and Signal Circuitry
  • Automatic Warning Systems

Additional Information

Personal Protective Equipment

This course is run both in the classroom and in a safe outdoor training environment. All delegates are required to bring:

  • Protective “all orange” high Visibility Clothing to Network Rail Standard
  • Safety Footwear (Boots) to Network Rail Standard
  • Safety Helmet (white/blue) to Network Rail Standard

This competency is valid for two years. A Network Rail Sentinel card will be awarded to each successful candidate.

S&T Training Limited

Railway Goods Yard
Dutton Lane
Hampshire, SO50 6AA

Tel: 023 8065 1388
Fax: 023 8072 8660



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