“We have embedded safety practices and principles into all aspects of the business. This philosophy has resulted in significant investment in Track Warning technology. We have the ability to offer the most appropriate protection methods to meet any project requirements.”

David Hodkinson, Head of Track Warning Services

RSS Infrastructure is the UK’s leading supplier of Track Warning Services and has invested in state of the art technology that can increase both safety and productivity. We estimate that working in a conventional way during night-time line blockages results in a 70% drop in production, whilst still paying the staff for 100%. Working under a Track Warning System during daylight can increase productivity by over 100%, resulting in more paid hours worked, whilst drastically reducing driver fatigue related to early hours driving.

Our portfolio of Track Warning Services include:

  • Site Surveys and Safe Work Planning by a dedicated planning team
  • Automatic Track Warning System (ATWS)
  • Semi-Automatic Track Warning System (SATWS)
  • Lookout Operated Warning System (LOWS)

Additional Protection

RSS Infrastructure has also invested in the ZKL 3000 RC is designed to protect track workers without transferring risk. This revolutionary Additional Protection unit has the technology to protect those working in line blockages and capture data on all line blockages for the first time, with outstanding measurement and analytics.

Find out more about how the ZKL 3000 RC Additional Protection unit can keep your workforce safe.

Send an Enquiry

Solutions Enquiry Form 01
Meet the Expert

David Hodkinson
Head of Track Warning Services

David Hodkinson is the Head of Track Warning Services for RSS Infrastructure, leading a team of safety experts to deliver cost-effective rail safety solutions. His commitment to reducing risk with both skilled personnel and cutting-edge technology has seen RSS Infrastructure receive recognition from major organisations including Network Rail. David is passionate about making rail travel safer whilst delivering an unbeatable level of customer service.

Meet the Expert
Latest Brochure
Automatic Track Warning System - Saving Lives Everyday

ATWS - Network Rail Delivery Unit (Ferryhill)

Automatic Track Warning Systems (ATWS) provides advanced warning of approaching trains to work groups operating within a Protected Area; this will be identified on the ATWS design plan. These sites are usually static and can cover several lines and junctions.

Click the play button to discover more about how Network Rail are Working under ATWS during daylight increased productivity for Network Rail resulting in more paid hours working whilst drastically reducing driver fatigue related to early hours driving.

Lookout Operated Warning System – Intelligent Design

Static Workforce Solution

RSS infrastructure are the leading provider of mobile lookout warning systems covering the UK infrastructure. Our mobile patrolling teams are ideal for transient work sites such as patrolling, surveying and T-22 walkouts. The system ensures that the work group are protected throughout the shift by the LOWS controller, who at all times remains within close proximity of the work group, ensuring maximum safe-productivity on site.

Click the play button to discover more about how the LOWS system can be used to increase productivity for our clients.

Semi-Automatic Track Warning System – Intelligent Design

Transient Workforce Solution

Semi-Automatic Track Warning Systems (SATWS) is a new innovation to the Track Warning System product range. Now fully approved for Open Line and ALO working and is exclusively available from RSS Infrastructure.

The systems intelligent design and functionality allows for an advanced, automatic warning of approaching trains direct to your workforce, where and when you need it.

Click the play button to discover more about the simplicity of the Semi-Automatic system and how it offers clients both a flexible and reliable solution for most tasks carried out on today’s infrastructure allowing for safe and controlled access when needed.


“RSSI personnel who were involved with the works at Northam had to work through some of the worst weather conditions I have seen and continued to keep spirits high and had a fantastic work attitude allowing for the project to continue.”

Chris Courtenay – Signalling Supervisor (Infrastructure) for Colas Rail

“Thanks to RSSI we are on top of all movements every day with nothing outstanding. ”

Ryan Steel – Field Engineer (OLE England) at Amey

“RSSI assisted in the cable running shifts, preparation work including changeovers of the 8 x track circuits and the 10c, 27c and 4 x 48c lineside cables. Their quality of work, attitude and work ethic has been absolutely spot on. ”

Dan Palmer – Installation and Construction Engineer at Carillion Signalling

“Being able to work during the day with trains still running is fantastic for team fatigue. The use of an ATWS installed for the duration makes the job even safer and removes the need for Lookouts. Thanks to the guys from RSSI for installing and managing for us.”

Robert Woods – Senior Project Manager at Amey

“The RSSI personnel who worked on the Bilston Road Track Renewal project have been exceptional and played a major part in ensuring the works were completed on time and to budget.”

Paul Brown – Project Director for Midland Metro Alliance

“The De-Veg works that the Arboriculture team undertook was to a very high standard, the site looks 100% better and everybody my end is really happy with the service you provided. ”

Jamie Gibbons – Site Manager for S&C Alliance

“I have had a good walk along the fence line and I am very happy with the work carried out. All the over hanging trees and Limbs have been removed. Very good work. ”

Mike Gibson – Terminal Manager for Associated British Ports

Infrastructure Solutions

  • Rail Operations
  • Track Warning Services
  • Welding
  • Signalling Services
  • Resource & Recruitment
  • Construction & Civils
  • Magnetic Track Safety Solutions
  • Track Access & Lighting
  • Vegetation Management
View Solutions

Selected News

RSS Infrastructure Win ‘Pioneering Equality’ Award

RSS Infrastructure Ltd (RSSI) has been awarded the Social Value for Future Generations award in the Social Value Portal 2021 Awards.

Read More

Principal Contractor Licence Awarded to RSS Infrastructure

The Principal Contractor Licence is a highly sought-after accreditation in the rail industry, as it demonstrates a company’s ability to manage and coordinate works on the rail infrastructure safely and efficiently. The process of assessment and award for this licence is rigorous, as the safety of workers and the general public is of utmost importance..

Read More

What is HAVS monitoring?

HAVS monitoring is a method of measuring and tracking the health of employees exposed to whole-body vibration. This type of monitoring can help identify potential health hazards early on before they become a severe problem. HAVS monitoring (Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome) is essential to any safety program for workers exposed to whole-body vibration. By measuring..

Read More

RSS Infrastructure

RSS Infrastructure are focused on increasing productivity and improving safety across the UK’s infrastructure. By working with you, as your trusted partner, we will provide a range of tailored infrastructure services and safety products you can count on.



Apply Online