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Course summary

This detailed Wray Castle course provides network engineers with an in depth study that covers all principles of GSM-R networks and operation.

Who would benefit

Those in or entering technical roles within the GSM-R industry who require a broad overview of the services, features and technology of GSM-R.


A basic understanding of cellular radio networks and railway signalling, as well as the ability to comprehend technical subjects, would be useful.

Topic areas include

  • GSM-R organizations and standards bodies
  • GSM-R network architecture
  • GSM-R radios and fixed terminals
  • Train locators
  • GSM-R services
  • Head codes
  • Functional numbering
  • GSM-R radio planning
  • Location areas and group call areas
  • Idle and connected modes
  • Registration
  • Location dependant addressing
  • Calls to signaller
  • Group calls
  • Voice broadcast
  • Railway emergency calls
  • Enhanced railway emergency calls
  • Shunting mode

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