Amplicon supply electronic products and systems for road and rail infrastructure projects around the globe. Working in partnership with system integrators, OEM manufacturers and installers we deliver automation solutions from our core product ranges of Industrial Computing, Data Communications and Measurement & Control.
Amplicon’s value added approach includes free pre-sales technical consultancy, free product evaluations for qualified projects, EMC testing / consultancy and a customisation service to meet precise customer requirements.
Many of our products feature E-marking for in-vehicle use, EN50155 approval for rail applications and DNV accreditation for systems used in the marine sector. Approved products and the knowledge to fully support your endeavours make Amplicon your first choice for Transport project requirements.
Cutting-edge CCTV Level Crossing Surveillance System for Network Rail
With a strong recommendation from a large rail construction company TEW Plus were advised to seek help from Amplicon as we have a proven track record in providing rugged, reliable and repeatable computing solutions to the rail industry.
Birmingham Highways Tunnels Refurbishment
The Amplicon Engineering Services Team have partnered with Amey, one of the largest infrastructure support service providers, with the network infrastructure design and hardware supply required to upgrade the busiest road tunnels in Birmingham.
Heathrow Express rolling stock network upgrade
Railcare were contracted to carry out a refurbishment and modernisation upgrade programme on a fleet of class 332 rail vehicles.
M6 Toll - windows 7 upgrade
Midlands Expressway is responsible for the building, operation and maintenance of the M6 toll road. They contacted Amplicon to come up with a solution to simplify the way road users made payment to access the road.
Thameslink station information and surveillance systems
The system integrator, Atkins, was looking for a supplier to assist with the supply of a new LAN infrastructure for the Thameslink contract.
Keeping the Railway Network On Track and On Time
Our client is a blue chip technology services company providing a wide range of solutions and services to the transport industry.
Rail testing for rack cabinet
Our customer, a top player in the railway industry, required the installation of a rack cabinet compliant to statutory European rail standards and their own EMC requirements.
Central Control of Passenger Information System
Our client, a global leader in rail transport infrastructures, required to install a series of serial RS-485 based LED displays into a fleet of metro carriages.
Rolling stock condition monitoring system
Our client required a compact ruggedized solution to remotely monitor and control on-board systems such as emergency alarms and door indicators on trains, and also reducing maintenance costs.
Wireless in-vehicle CCTV and fleet monitoring systems
The client required a solution which would allow for locally stored vehicle bus data and IP CCTV data from a vehicle management system to be automatically uploaded to a server when the vehicles are stationed at a depot.
Integrating legacy train management and diagnostic system
Our customer required to integrate legacy serial RS-232 based equipment with modern Ethernet-based networks on-board a fleet of UK based trains.
Wayside Condition Monitoring
Our client required a system to remotely monitor and record data from wayside equipment devices from two control locations to increase operational reliability, safety, sustainability and reduce maintenance cost.
Rail Track Inspection System
Our customer, a specialist in providing non-destructive testing (NDT) approached Amplicon for assistance with the design of a NDT solution to inspect the condition of railway tracks across the UK. The system needed to be installed on a train that travelled the UK rail network, so it was very important that the system could work in challenging environmental conditions and would also be able to capture data at high speeds.
Aerospace Test Solution
The project called for the development of an automated test system for the functionality testing of flight deck control panels.
Signal system upgrade
A large systems integrator in the rail market approached Amplicon to provide a rail approved hardware solution for their project. The Central Line of London Underground required a complete update of its signalling system using a new form of Automatic Train Protection and Automatic Train Control.
Rail track recording
Amplicon were contacted by a systems integrator working in conjunction with China Railways to specify and manufacture a suitable hardware platform to be mounted on a train carriage.
Roadside ANPR engine/storage server
With the increasing need for "Automatic Number Plate Recognition" (ANPR) in Policing, Congestion Charging and Access Control applications.
Signal & control systems upgrade
Amplicon were approached by a leading contractor for the London Underground JNUP project to supply industrial computers capable of meeting the stringent approvals required by London Underground.
CCTV Security on French railways
Amplicon’s French distributor GMI Databox were approached by the main Integrator for a major CCTV application.
Rail Monitoring System
Amplicon was approached by one of the world's leading suppliers of non-destructive rail testing systems with the requirement for a highly fault-tolerant industrial PC platform to enable monitoring of the rail surface from both rail and road vehicles.
Rail CCTV upgrade
Amplicon were approached by a major London Railway operator to update their existing analog CCTV system with an IP solution.
Passenger information system upgrade
The requirements were to upgrade an existing system to deliver more reliable train information to stations and passengers.