Train Control Technical sub-group

    Train Control Technical sub-group


    The scope of the Body Train Control Technical Sub-group (TCTSG) is described in its remit. 

    The scope also includes the technical and operational aspects of train control and train protection systems, specifically but not limited  to:

    • TPWS
    • AWS
    • ATP
    • TCA
    • ETCS/ERTMS issues requiring resolution as delegated by the V/TC&C SIC
    • Issues to be dealt with delegated by the V/TC&C SIC or the ETCS project
    • Other issues delegated by the V/TC&C SIC

    The purpose of the TCTSG shall be to assist the railway industry, under the direction of V/TC&C SIC, to manage technical and operational aspects of train control, train protection systems, and system interfaces in a safe, cost-effective, and efficient way.

    Message from the chair

    TCTSG monitors the national performance of existing railway safety systems which have, or require, an interface between their trackside and trainborne elements, such as the Automatic Warning System, Train Protection Warning System, and Automatic Train Protection.  TCTSG supports improvements to the relevant standards from system modification or enhancement, to addressing issues arising from the regular review and lessons learned.



      The TCTSG has members representing these industry stakeholders:

      • passenger train operators
      • rolling stock owners and leasing companies
      • freight and other non-passenger train operators
      • infrastructure managers and owners
      • suppliers and rolling stock manufacturers
      • RSSB.
      Chair of committee: Nick Wright , First Rail Holdings Limited
      RSSB main representative: David Bulgin , RSSB
      Other Members
      Other members
      Nick Wright
      First Rail Holdings Limited
      Train Operating Company
      Max Natola
      Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
      Infrastructure Manager
      Paul Harris
      Thales Group
      Peter Hubbard
      Trenitalia C2C Limited
      Train Operating Company
      David Bulgin
      Mark Molyneux
      Rail Delivery Group
      Train Operating Company
      Euan Rideout
      Freightliner Limited
      Non Passenger Train Operator
      Ian Pask
      Thales Group
      Sam Newcombe-Malins
      Alstom Transport UK Ltd
      Fotios Zapantis
      David Geering
      DG Rail Consultants Limited
      Gemma Johnson
      CAF Rail UK Limited
      Nicola Pegg
      Magda Olczak
      Freightliner Limited
      Non Passenger Train Operator
      Do you need to get in touch with this group?
      Contact our Industry Groups Manager for questions about the next meeting or about vacancies within this group.
      nicola pegg
      Nicola Pegg
      Tel: 020 3142 5512
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