RCS Australia employs an international team of expert engineers and utilises world-class technologies to deliver innovative solutions for signalling and communications projects worldwide.

Capabilities include:

Design and Consultancy

  • Relay or Computer Based Interlockings (CBI)
  • Axle counting solutions
  • Networking
  • Train Control, Operations, management and safe working.
  • Automatic Train Protection (ATP)
  • Communications Based Train Control (CBTC)
  • ETCS L1 and L2
  • Track to Train Radio Data Systems (WiFi, WiMAX, LTE, DataRadio)
  • Mobile Radio  Systems coverage, optimisation and network planning. (TETRA, GSMR, P25)
  • Fibre Optic and copper Cabling systems
  • Communications Backhaul and Backbone Transmission Sytems (SDH, MPLS, GE)
  • Rail telephony systems
  • Signaling and Communications equipment installation (Location cases, equipment shelters and room)
  • Radio Tower specification, layout and design
  • Tunnel and building communication coverage
  • Station systems (PA, PI, Security, Hearing Loop, CCTV, telephony, ticketing)

Construction and Installation

  • Able to bring strong multi-discipline skills to major signalling rail projects with a in house design, Construction, Site Management, Engineering and Technical support capacity
  • Experienced Construction Team able to deliver:
    • Cable route Installation
    • Cable Jointing ( Copper / Fibre )
    • Installation of level crossings
    • Installation of all types of signalling foundations.  Signal foundations, Signal Equipment Room Foundations, Trackside Equipment bases
    • Installation of all types of signalling equipment
    • Installation of Overhead foundations
    • Signal Equipment and Location Cases Pre Build ( Warehouse )
    • Points Installation (Mechanical and Electrical)
    • Communications, security and CCTV
    • Underground HV&LV reticulation
    • Civil Construction and general minor works

Specialist Testing and Commissioning

  • Planning and documentation
  • Factory testing
  • Functional testing
  • Tester in Charge (TiC)
  • Principles testing
  • Integration testing
  • Simulation testing
  • Radio system testing
  • Fibre Optic and copper cable compliance testing
  • Communications networks and transmission configuration and testing
  • Station systems testing

Signalling, Communications and Train Control

  • Concept design development
  • Detailed design
  • Scheme development
  • Design management
  • Verification and Validation
  • Requirements management
  • Risk Management, Safety in Design and interface management

Signalling and Communications Networks

  • Fibre optic rings
  • Backhaul and Backbone Transmission Systems (PDH, SDH, MPLS, GE, interface to 3rd party carriers)
  • IP networks and management systems
  • Wireless communications, including 3G, 4G, WiFi, WiMAX, satellite and spread spectrum radio

Automatic Train Protection (ATP)

  • Communication Based Train Control (CBTC)
  • Train Protection and Warning System (TPWS)
  • Trainstop systems
  • CBTC, ETCS L1, L2 and ATO