GSM-R Engineering Overview (On-Demand)

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Duration: 22 Hours / Technical Level: Level 3

Course Code: MB2803

Course Summary

This detailed course provides network engineers with an in depth study that covers all principles of GSM-R networks and operation.

This self-paced on-demand distance learning course features illustrated course books, videos, tests and full tutor support.

Who would benefit

Those in or entering technical roles within the GSM-R industry who require a broad overview of the services, features and technology of GSM-R.


A basic understanding of cellular radio networks and railway signalling, as well as the ability to comprehend technical subjects, would be useful.

Topic Areas Include

  •  GSM-R organizations and standards bodies
  • GSM-R network architecture

  • GSM-R radios and fixed terminals

  • Train locators

  • GSM-R services

  • Head codes

  • Functional numbering

  • GSM-R radio planning

  • Location areas and group call areas

  • Idle and connected modes

  • Registration

  • Location dependant addressing

  • Calls to signaller

  • Group calls

  • Voice broadcast

  • Railway emergency calls

  • Enhanced railway emergency calls

  • Shunting mode

On-Demand Online Training

On-Demand Online Telecoms TrainingOur self-paced on-demand distance learning programmes are accessible on any computer, tablet or smartphone and allow you to study at a time and location that is convenient to you.

Each course includes:

  • Illustrated Course Books - featuring leading edge knowledge from subject matter experts.
  • Videos - Detailed videos expand the points covered in the course books, discussing topics in greater depth. 
  • Tutor Support – Dedicated course tutors are available to answer any questions you might have throughout your studies.
  • Formative Assessment - Modules include regular quizzes to support learning by testing your knowledge of the subject matter.
  • Certification– Successfully complete the end of module tests to earn Digital Badges to demonstrate the depth of your knowledge of the topic.
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