Signalling Installation & Testing

Through the Ark Directors’ ownership of Signalling Installation & Maintenance Services (SIMS), we’ve developed our capabilities to provide metro clients with signalling installation, testing and commissioning services.

Since 1994, SIMS’ engineers have added immense value, both to the London Underground and many other metro clients, providing engineering and consultancy support to some of the UK’s largest and highest profile metro networks.

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SIMS set the benchmark in quality installations due to their highly experienced and skilled supervisors and installers. Their installation capabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • All types of signalling equipment rooms
  • Control centres
  • Communications rooms
  • Depots
  • New installations
  • Modifications to existing installations
  • External cabling and equipment
  • Points
  • CCTV

Testing & Commissioning

SIMS offers railway signalling testing and commissioning services for metro railways, providing all levels of testing resources including:

  • Testing management
  • PICO testing
  • Verification testing
  • Functional testing
  • Principles testing
  • Tester in Charge responsibilities

Turnkey Projects

SIMS have the skills, expertise and capability to perform the design, project management, installation and testing & commissioning of new and or modified signalling systems on the Transport for London infrastructure.

They have worked in both green and brown field scenarios, and are expert in legacy, distance to go and TBTC systems.

Labour & Consultancy

SIMS supplies skilled agency and consultancy staff to Transport for London and external contracting companies, working in the fields of:

  • Installation
  • Point fitting
  • Testing, from Test Assistants to Principles Testers and TiCs
  • Management services, from Team Leaders to Project Managers
  • Assurance Engineers
  • Asset Engineers

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To learn more about our installation and testing services or to discuss a specific project, please complete this form. A member of our team will be in touch.