​What is a Signalling Engineer?

In a rail environment, signalling engineering enables operators to regulate the movement of trains on the network with minimum conflict or delay. A signalling engineer will choose to specialise in design, construction, maintenance or project management. 

What are the typical daily duties for a Signalling Engineer?

From employer to employer and project to project the job description of a Signalling Engineer can vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Undertake independent checks of the signalling detail design as per relevant standards and Signalling Design Specifications

  • Performing complex railway signal design tasks to relevant standards, industry codes and practices

  • Interacting with key internal and external stakeholders to achieve optimum outcome

  • Provide functional support and guidance to junior Design staff for all aspects of Signalling Design

  • Assist in the risk assessment of planned and completed designs

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​Located near the Neckar river, Stuttgart is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg. Stuttgart has an estimated population of 630,305 and covers an area of 80.05 square miles. Stuttgart has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, including;

Main Station Stuttgart 

Due to stuttgart being a commercial hub the city has seen huge investment in the infrastructure, including 4 new stations and 44 new bridges. The centrepiece to this $9.75 billion investment is the main station designed by Christoph Ingenhoven.

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