Rail Safety Consulting

TUV Rheinland’s Rail Safety Consulting (RSC) division is headquartered in Pittsford (Rochester), New York and addresses the safety needs and regulatory conformance of modern electronic train control and signal systems, including PTC, CBTC, and their variations.

Our business is dedicated to rail safety in mainline, commuter rail, and rail transit operations. We are specialists in the safety of processor-based train control systems, particularly CBTC and  PTC.  We also have expertise in all areas of railway signaling and control, including onboard, wayside, and office equipment.

We are specialized in:

  • High speed Railroad Safety
  • Transit System Safety
  • Freight Railroad Safety
  • Passenger Railroad Safety
  • Commuter Railroad Safety
  • RAMS and V&V Program Support
  • Operational Assessments
  • Government & Standards Compliance


and our client list is extensive:

Railroads:  Alaska, Kansas City Southern, Union Pacific, CSX, Norfolk Southern, Canadian National, Canadian Pacific, AMTRAK

Commuter Railroads: SEPTA, NJT, LIRR/MNR, Caltrain, Metrolink, NCTD, TriMet, Denver Eagle, SMART, UTA, METRA, NICTD, PATH,

Vendors of train control and signal equipment: Domestic US and International

International Railroads: In Colombia, Australia, China, Brazil, Mexico


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