Training for the Rail Industry

Essential telecoms training for the Rail Industry

Rail networks increasingly depend on efficient and reliable communications networks, without reliable communications systems networks could not operate safely. The demand for up-to-date technical skills for those involved in maintaining and developing transport communications systems continues to grow, investing in the right training to develop up-to-date skills is vital.

Our extensive portfolio of specialist training courses address the current and future communications network technologies deployed across rail networks globally including GSM-R, ERTMS/ETCS and FRMCS. They can be delivered as Classroom, Live Virtual Classroom, On-Demand Self-Study courses or as part of a comprehensive Rail Academy.

Our expertise as the leading provider of telecoms technology training ensures we can help you develop the skills you need to plan, build and optimise rail communications networks as technologies evolve.

On-Demand Self-Paced Courses

Each course include an extensive blend of core reading materials and video resources, scenario-based assignments, a dedicated Instructor all in a modern, intuitive and secure cross-device Virtual Learning Environment.

Course Study Time
ERTMS/ETCS for Radio Engineers 32 Hours
GSM-R Engineering Overview 22 Hours
FRMCS – Future Railway Mobile Communications System 22 Hours
Diploma in Rail Radio Network Engineering 12 Mths

 Also available as closed in-company training courses delivered online or face to face at a time and location of your choice.

Wray Castle's Rail Academy

Looking for a solution for your team?

Our proven Online Academy platform combined with our Gold Standard training material covering the major rail communications systems (incl. GSM Air interface, Microwave Link Planning, GSM-R, ERTMS/ETCS and FRMCS) effectively enables knowledge transfer and upskills staff across an organisation. We empower industry giants like Vodafone and Network Rail to fill their skills gap and develop, retain and attract the industries best talent and ensure they stay at the leading edge of the industry.

Our Online Academy’s help address the skills gap and delivers effective integrated training programmes that truly engage employees in their own development, whether its new starters, identified talent or experienced engineers.

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Explore our full portfolio of training courses by technology here

Rail Industry Sample Training Content

 Webinar Recording

The Digital Railway supported by FRMCS


Sample Training Video

GSM Spectrum

Sample Course Notes

Sample Course Book


"...the trainer went above & beyond the syllabus, which was fantastic …up to date on all the latest technology & could relate subjects to real life scenarios." Network Rail

"...knowledgeable & enthusiastic trainer adapted well to the needs of the class. An excellent course." Siemens Transport