Leading Supplier of Safety Critical Equipment
Safety Assurance Management
United Kingdom and Belgium
2019 - Present
The GWML ETCS Project is the introduction of European Train Control System (ETCS) Level 2 overlay from Paddington Station at 0m to 12m along the Great Western Mainline, including the Heathrow Branch. This programme of works is the first ETCS deployment across a mainline railway and at a terminus station.
HSRS is providing safety and assurance support to a leading international signalling technology supplier that is introducing the ECTS trackside solution. Our works include the running of Hazard Identification workshops, development of risk assessments and generation of Safety Justification Reports in-line with the requirements of EN 50129 for key installation, dynamic testing, and commissioning activities.
Our works include the safe integration of the RBC and IXL subsystems, working closely with safety assurance colleagues from the organisation's ETCS Centre of Excellence in Belgium and Network Rail.
There were a number of challenges surrounding the project:
As part of our activities we have brought a number of benefits to the project:
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