With over 50 years of experience in providing the latest signalling technology to the UK rail network, Bombardier’s rail control solutions business has a unique appreciation of the market. Our Plymouth site manufactures a range of railway signalling products for the UK and the global market with a portfolio including EBI Track train detection systems and associated test tools, EBI* Light signals, European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) products and EBI Gate Level crossings including the latest Enhanced User Worker crossings technology.
Total area: 5,000 m²
The Rail Control Solutions Plymouth site focuses on the manufacture of railway signalling products for the UK and the wider RCS worldwide markets. The product portfolio includes EBI Track train detection systems and associated test tools, EBI* Light signals, European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) products, EBI Gate Level crossings including the latest Enhanced User Worker crossings technology. In addition, a tanker telemetry system business has provided systems worldwide. With over 50 years experience in providing the latest signalling technology to the UK rail network, RCS Plymouth has a unique appreciation of the market.
Material Management - extensive database to support procurement.
Value Added Services: Design For Manufacture, Design for Test, Cost Engineering.
Engineering Services: Component Obsolescence Management, Documentation and
Product Revision Control using SAP, Design Verification Testing.
Main Products and Contracts over the last 10 years
Delivered EBI Screen 2000 for the Glasgow Subway.
Supply of EBI Track 200 for immunisation project which was the first application of EBI Track 200 on London Underground infrastructure.
Balise Transmission Sub-System provided for Hitachi, pilot trial of ETCS in the UK.
Completed manufacture of EBI Track 200, project management, systems engineering and integration, and testing and commissioning for the Gautrain Rapid Rail Link.
EBI Track supply for Ikitelli Metro, Turkey, Delhi Metro, India, Lima Metro, Peru. Project management, design and manufacture of various radio telemetry systems for North Sea offshore oil/gas industry, including maintenance and support services to offshore telemetry systems in North Sea and Canada.
ML Engineering (Plymouth Ltd) formed
Became EB Signal
Became ABB Signal
Became ABB Daimler-Benz Transportation (Adtranz)
Daimler Chrysler Rail Systems
Acquired by Bombardier Transportation
50th anniversary of UK signalling presence
Business of the Year Award (Plymouth Herald)
Certified ISO 9001:2000 (Quality); ISO 14001:1996 (Environmental Management System) and ISO 18001: 2007 (Occupational Health and Management Systems)
Certified to IRIS – first signalling company in the UK
RoSPA member and site has IRSE licensed staff
IPC610 Electronics Assembly Certification
J-STD-001 Certification for Soldered and Electronic assemblies
Link Up – approval process for supply of equipment to Network Rail Envirowise