Urban rail signalling - growing the UK’s world-class urban rail
The UK’s urban rail systems are regarded as the safest and most efficient in the world, and Thales plays a vital role in developing and safeguarding this reputation.
We provide world-leading technology and expertise for the UK’s major underground and light rail systems. The Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) technology that we developed is now a ‘default standard’ for urban train control and we cover more kilometres of track with our CBTC system than any other supplier.
Thales’s SelTrac®, LockTrac® and FieldTrac® systems lead the world in signalling technology, while our range of traffic management and communications systems ensure safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of passengers.
UndergroundThales’s state-of-the art SelTrac® CBTC computer-based signalling system is widely recognised as the world’s most technologically advanced signalling system.
Light railwayThales’s expertise, services and innovative technology, enables the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) to meet increasing demands and rising safety standards
TramwaysClean, green and quick – tram systems across the UK play an increasingly important role in making cities more environmentally sustainable.