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Functional Safety for Railway TRAINING

Our Functional Safety for Railway Training offers a comprehensive overview of all the detailed aspects related to the functional safety development of systems, hardware, and software for the use in the railway area. It is designed to provide participants with a thorough understanding of functional safety principles, techniques and measures. In addition to the practice oriented examples, we delve into the EN5012x CENELEC functional safety standard serie, equipping attendees with the knowledge to develop safe railway components or subsystems.

Who Benefits From This Training

This training is tailored to benefit a wide range of professionals, from project leaders, system engineers, hardware and software developers who are involved in railway functional safety. It is particularly important for suppliers who approach this topic for the first time or need a refresh about the latest updates based on the state of the art (EN50126 and upcoming trends in the standard commitee).


The Functional Safety for Railway has a duration of 3 days and covers the following topics:

  • Day 1:
  • Day 2:
    • Safe Hardware Development (EN50126-2:2018, EN50129:2018)
      • Safety Integrity Level
      • Safety Architectures
      • Failure Rates and Metric Calculation
      • Techniques and Measures
      • Process Development Aspects
  • Day 3:
    • Safe Software Development (EN50128:2011, EN50657:2017)
      • Software Assurance
      • Project Organization
      • SoftwareDesign
      • Software Test and Verification
      • Tools for usage in safety development
      • Safety Communication (EN50159)
attending a training

The training contains practical exercises for most of the topics. Upon the training the attendee will be requested to provide a list of questions/topics to be adressed in detail. The training can be integrated with an additional day where the functional safety topics are applied to a specific customer project. The training can also be tailored based on customer needs (adding or removing topics, where required).

Your Expertise After the Training

Upon completing this training, you will gain the ability to understand the concepts related to the deployment of safety application in the railway field. You will be well-prepared in order to design, develop or test railway systems according to functional safety standard. You will understand the practical implication of the standard requirements (EN5012x serie), applied to the context of real scenarios. Additionally, you will be able to engage with assessors regarding functional safety matters.

How We Can Help You

We have a a robust history of successful execution of tailored trainings and workshops. We strongly believe in crafting training experiences that align with the specific needs of our customers. Do not hesitate to reach out to us so that we can define the most suitable agenda for you and your organization. Your journey into the world of functional safety starts here.

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