Signalling. Simplified.

Universal Signalling is a based in the United Kingdom, founded in December 2022. The company was created to commercialise intellectual property under development by the founders since 2018. Our goal is to bring revolution to the stagnant worldwide railway signalling market through a unique blend of technology, operating model and open interface specification. 

Rail is the greenest and most accessible mode of transport, and our small but rapidly growing team of industry experts are passionate about improving it. We recognise rail's countless benefits and want to help bring them to more members of society.

Latest News...

Universal Signalling welcomes experienced Principal Engineer 

10 April 2024:

Universal Signalling is delighted to welcome Robin Lee to the team this week as a Principal Engineer. 

Robin is a chartered engineer with experience developing safety critical railway signalling products. He has led development projects working to relevant BS EN standards, performing both system design and other system engineering activities. 

His previous experience includes developing a low cost signalling system that communicates over open IP networks, a track-worker warning system, and a points movement inhibition system. He has also previously supported Network Rail’s ETCS/EULYNX radio based limited supervision project.

Tilt Consulting to provide development support to Universal Signalling

26 March 2024:

Tilt Consulting, an independent strategic and technical consultancy who specialise in system integration and train control, have signed an agreement to provide engineering and development support to Universal Signalling’s industry-challenging new digital signalling product line.


Universal Signalling featured in Rail Director magazine

23 March 2024:

Sam Bemment, CEO of Universal Signalling, was interviewed for Rail Director Magazine's March 2024 edition, which had the theme of signalling. Rail Director is an industry-leading, printed magazine delivered directly to key decision-makers and government officials.


Infrastructure trial fitment at BCIMO complete

21 March 2024:

Monday 18 March saw our team perform the first full trial installation of our equipment throughout the length of the Black Country Innovative Manufacturing Organisation test track in Dudley. 

Wednesday 20 March saw the team return to fit the prototype on-train kit to the site's Bance vehicle for initial testing.


Leadership team strengthened with CFO appointment

05 March 2024:

Universal Signalling has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Sarah Ashworth ACA as Chief Financial Officer.

Sarah is a Big Four-trained senior finance professional, with a diverse working background ranging from start-ups to FTSE 100.  Sarah has always been passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion in business and has shaped her career with this in mind.


Minister of state for Rail visits BCIMO test site

15 February 2024:

The Right Hon. Huw Merriman MP, Minister of State for Rail and HS2 visited BCIMO, future home of Universal Signalling's light rail demonstrator on Thursday 15th February. Universal Signalling CEO Sam Bemment had a brief opportunity to update the minister on Universal Signalling's plans.