We handle the development, testing and certification of embedded systems, from CENELEC standards to the highest Safety Integrity Level.
railway software systems

Flexibility, reliability and safety. The evolution of transport must stay on track.

Pioneering OEMs are improving standards in automation and interoperability; inspired manufacturers are building better, safer trains - and we’re developing solutions to help them both. For many years now, we’ve used our expertise to help customers streamline their fleet efficiency, reduce maintenance costs and create a better end-customer experience.

We’ve handled the development, testing and certification of embedded systems, according to the CENELEC standards and the highest Safety Integrity Levels. Rolling stock, track-side equipment, condition-based maintenance solutions, state-of-the-art ERTMS and CBTC technologies – you name it, we’ve been there, done that and know all about it.

cyber security
Cyber Security
Protect your systems, devices and sensitive information by adopting security by design, cyber risk management and cyber security governance.
rolling stock
Rolling Stock
Optimise your train software system architectures and define sub-system specifications with agility, quality and excellence.
rams and certification support
RAMS & Certification Support
Our services include project gap analysis, safety management & safety case preparation, independent safety assessment and training on functional safety.
digitalisation and integrated systems
Digitalisation and Integrated Systems
Leverage digital transformation solutions in rail to improve rolling stock management and passenger experience.
Choose from trackside solutions including automatic train protection for mainline (ERTMS/ETCS and Class B systems), CBTC for mass transit, traffic management systems, signalling and maintenance support platforms.
verification and validation
Verification & Validation
Our vast experience across a wide range of safety-critical domains enables us to deliver an effective and efficient V&V solution to increasingly complex and competitive projects.
Brands that trust us
Miguel is a Business Development Manager for the railway market, focused on the account management of the second biggest manufacturer in this industry. He’s actively looking to strengthen the partnership, oversee the developments in place, and seek more strategic collaborations. Miguel is a huge sports fan and has been playing music since he was 6 years old, playing in classical orchestras, big-band formations, and acapella choirs.
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+351 961 696 029
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Miguel Cardoso
Philipp is responsible for business development for Rail in the DACH region as well as the rest of the world. His tasks include growing Critical’s presence in the market and forging strategic partnerships with target clients. When Philipp isn’t putting the rail industry on track, he takes part in his favourite sports: karate, chess and (especially) football! He has coached a youth football team for 12 years, during which time he introduced all three of his sons to the beautiful game.
Get in touch with Philipp:
+49 1511 8624457
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Philipp Rößler
Lucie is a passionate railway engineer who studied in Valenciennes and Toulouse, France and in the Netherlands. She started her career developing and delivering railway products. One of Lucie's favourite memories is the delivery of cross-border locomotives in a little French town. After having delivered railway projects as a project manager, she took over engineering teams and specialised in leading software and system engineering teams. Now as a business development manager, Lucie likes to put herself in the customer’s shoes and understand the best solution that can be offered. In her free time, Lucie plays with her two boys, visits friends and family around Europe, and practices martial arts.
Get in touch with Lucie:
+41 791 505 906
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Lucie Pannecoucke