RAIL

Rail transport infrastructure and equipment

Maintaining the ageing network, creating new lines and improving the performance of existing infrastructure are the new challenges of the modern rail world. To respond effectively, project owners must be able to count on qualified and multidisciplinary professionals with the technical and normative skills necessary to conceive, plan and appropriately supervise the work, which is often performed on operating railways.

GESTE has specialists, engineers and technicians with substantial experience gained within railway companies or through participation in numerous rail projects of national and international renown. Our team masters the most modern as well as the oldest technologies still in service, confidently taking up our customers' challenges by providing expertise, engineering and consultancy services in the various sectors of railway technology, safety and signalling.

It ensures the quality of our services from the study phases to commissioning the facilities.

Domains of activities

  • High speed railway lines
  • Intercity railway lines
  • Regional railway lines
  • Metre gauge railway lines
  • Rack railway lines

Core compentencies

SYS

System Engineering
SYS

System engineering – Multidisciplinary projects – ERTMS & Interoperability – Operation and maintenance

SIG

Signalling & Automation
SIG

Safety equipment – Automation – Signalling – Interlocking – Remote control system, control centre – SCADA

ENE

Energy
ENE

Overhead line – Power supply – substations – Low voltage – Cables – Earthing – Telecom – GTC/SCADA

TRK

Track
TRK

Normal, metre gauge and rack railway lines – Track equipment – Spur track – Drainage – Profile

VEH

Vehicle
VEH

Rolling stock – On-board signalling – Bogies – Énergie – Aerodynamics – Safety

EQM

Equipment
EQM

Electromechanical equipment – Safety equipment – Depot equipment – Platform Screen Doors

SAF

RAMS, Safety & Quality
SAF

RAMS – Risk analyses – Safety demonstration, safety case & reports – V&V – Certification – Cybersecurity – Quality

FLW

Ventilation & Flows
FLW

Ventilation – Aerodynamics, Thermodynamics & Climat – Simulations & tests – Fire – Pedestrian flows & Evacuation concept

FIR

FIRE Safety
FIR

Safety and fire protection concepts – Fire safety – Fire resistance

Strenghts

  • International experience on multiple projects
  • System approach with multidisciplinary management of projects and interfaces
  • Mastery of all sectors of railway technology and safety
  • Consideration and development of operating and maintenance principles and constraints
  • Intervention on operating railways
  • Respect for costs, quality and deadlines

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