Fenix Global

Who we are

Fenix Global is our international partner company, enabling us to offer a fully joined-up signalling service for projects all over the world.

We provide technical rail signalling sector services for clients throughout the world, with projects completed in Australasia, Europe and South East Asia. Our service includes:

We are privileged to have some of the most experienced signalling professionals working for us. Managing Director Craig Purcell has well over 25 years’ experience on UK and international rail signalling projects, with a commitment to safeguarding client interests and delivering collaborative, strategic solutions. He has held a variety of roles including CRE, project engineering, designing and testing.

Eddie Murphy’s wealth of experience spans over 25 years in the industry, both in the UK and at a number of worldwide destinations, focusing on project management during the last 10 years.

Beginning his working life in the British Army, he then worked for British Rail for 4 years and subsequently Bombardier, following privatisation. He later spent 16 year working exclusively overseas. Two of Eddie’s career highlights came during this period. The first was when he was offered the chance to go to Sydney. He seized the opportunity and spent the next year and a half working on the light railway project. More recently, he was proud to be part of the team which delivered the Mumbai Monorail – the first modern railway of its kind in India, which opened in 2014.

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From our Warwickshire headquarters, and together with our strategic partners Pintsch Tiefenbach and Global Rail, Fenix Global delivers professional, multi-disciplinary rail signalling services:

  • System Definition
  • System Requirements
  • System (Scheme) Design
  • Detailed Design
  • Procurement
  • Construction / Installation
  • Testing & Commissioning
  • Mentoring
  • Training
  • Project Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Signal Sighting
  • Turnkey Signalling Solution

Pintsch Tiefenbach, based in Sprockhövel in Germany, is a company which provides depot signalling and control systems. Fenix has developed a partnership over a number of months, sending engineers from Warwickshire to Germany to become familiar with and understand the systems involved. Since then, success has been achieved at Banbury depot, where Fenix and Pintsch Tiefenbach delivered GRIP 4-8 works for an innovative and cost-efficient signalling control system.

Capability Statement

Who We Are:

Fenix Global offers a wide spectrum of signalling design, installation, testing, commissioning and consultancy services worldwide and consultancy services worldwide on both main line and mass transit systems.

We specialise in the timely and cost-effective delivery of brownfield projects with complicated stageworks and can also deliver green field works where the opportunity arises Our mission – to deliver a turnkey signalling solution which is safe, cost effective and non-disruptive through knowledge, experience and collaboration to our international clients – has always been priority.

Fenix Global delivers turnkey solutions for the railway industry from project definition/scope requirements through to detailed signalling design, procurement of signalling equipment, signalling installation, testing and commissioning.

Fenix has the capability and experience to support sponsors with a multidisciplinary approach, with the ability to provide independent review and checking of client scope and sponsor requirements, thus providing an independent engineering perspective on behalf of the client whilst protecting the client’s interest.

Our clients recognise the value Fenix Global provides. We can deliver a full turnkey solution for the signalling elements of railway engineering projects as well as providing training and/or mentoring.

In addition to our UK-based team, we have working agreements with companies based in Malaysia and Thailand, who can provide immediate support through local teams or remote access as/when required.

As an example these works could include:

  • Pre-project – definition of signalling system requirements including standards and delivery methodology;
  • Project – managing the implementation of the signalling system; and
  • Post-project – managing handback, O&M training, reviewing and monitoring reliability, availability, maintainability and safety.

In addition to our UK-based team, we are finalising working agreements with a local company based in Malaysia and also one in Thailand, that can provide local and immediate support as/when required.

Fenix Global provides consultancy services and railway signalling training for both signalling engineers and non-signalling engineers. Here our consultancy services are tailored to support organisations with no or limited signalling engineering experience, such as large civil engineering companies whose railway civil engineering projects have a component/interface to the signalling system(s).

In a similar vein, we can provide regular reviews of standards to non-signalling railway engineering companies, analysing the impact of changes to signalling standards on their business/projects.

Signalling training for non-signalling engineers is designed staff such as railway civil engineering managers/supervisors whose work comes into contact with signalling, enabling them to understand and manage the interface more effectively. This training adds value particularly when bidding for railway works as there are usually signalling elements within project scope that are not obvious when first presented to the untrained eye.

Our services include, but are not limited to:

  • System Definition
  • System Requirements
  • System (Scheme) Design
  • Detailed Design
  • Procurement
  • Construction/Installation
  • Testing and Commissioning
  • Mentoring
  • Stageworks
  • Technical Gap Analyses
  • Training
  • Project Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Signal Sighting
  • Turnkey Signalling Solutions

Implementation (Construction and Installation):

  • Receipt of materials and delivery to site
  • Management/supervision of factory assembly and pre-wiring
  • Management/supervision of site construction and installation
  • System verification and validation

System Requirements and Architecture:

  • Condition survey and correlation reports
  • Outline Project Specification (OPS)
  • Signalling Scheme Plan
  • Draft Control Tables and Route Lists
  • Detail of control and interlocking assumptions
  • Identification of non-compliances and ways to manage them
  • Option Selection Report
  • Scheme Plan risk assessment
  • Signal Sighting chair, forms, sighting and reports
  • Signal spacing charts and calculations
  • Testing and Commissioning Strategy
  • Rolling stock signalling system (ATP/ATO) fitment
  • System Design Reviews

Detailed Design:

  • Correlation of equipment and wiring
  • Signalling Design Specification
  • Fringeworks Specifications
  • Stage Plans
  • HAZID (signalling system only)
  • Signal Sighting forms, sighting and reports
  • Location Area Plans
  • Bonding Plans
  • Cable Plans (Main and Detailed)
  • Control Tables/Mechanical Locking Charts
  • Relay Interlocking (Free-Wired and Geographical) Relay Room / Location Case Circuit Design
  • SSI/CBI Application Data and associated architecture/circuit design
  • SCC/Panel Modifications
  • Detailed Signalling Design
  • ATP and TPWS Design
  • Axle Counter Design
  • System Integration
  • Bill of Materials
  • As-Built Records
  • Rolling stock signalling system (ATP/ATO) fitment

Integration Test and Verification:

  • Management of pre-testing – Mod 1 Tester in Charge
  • Mod 2 Principles Testing for RRI and CBI systems
  • Mod 3B Function Testing – Interlocking
  • Mod 3C Verification Testing – Interlocking
  • Mod 4 Function Testing – Wayside Equipment
  • Mod 5 Test Assistant

System Hand-back/O&M Training and Project Close out:

  • As-built records
  • O&M Manuals
  • O&M Training
  • Commercial and technical project close-out


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e: natalie.hermer@fenixgloballtd.com
t: 03300 580180

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