Verification & Validation

Platform Screen Door Control Unit Simulator

2019-06-05T08:56:41+00:00

Zircon’s client had previously been given the responsibility of installing Platform Screen Doors (PSD) at 17 sites along one of the UK’s leading metro lines. At the time of the initial installation our client’s system was only required to accommodate a six-car long train, however provisions were made that would allow the system to accommodate […]

Handheld Device Approval Testing

2019-04-16T11:04:35+00:00

Zircon’s client had embarked on a major programme to ‘digitalise’ the MOT testing process. Computer terminals that would connect to our client’s central database had been introduced to MOT testing stations, so that information can be viewed by testers and test results can be sent directly back to our client. In a bid to improve […]

Automatic Train Regulation Test Timetable

2019-04-16T11:04:45+00:00

Our client is responsible for the operation and maintenance of London’s underground rail network. As part of a project to upgrade one of these underground lines our client was investigating the possibility of implementing an Automatic Train Regulation (ATR) facility, to be provided by a third party supplier. […]

Signalling Software Driver Development

2019-05-31T11:58:49+00:00

Zircon’s client develops and maintains Rail Signalling control software. One of their products, a signalman’s workstation is used by a number of rail operators around the globe to control signals and points in order to direct trains to their destinations, whilst avoiding route collisions.

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