Class 319 Yellow

Alstom/First Capital Connect TrainTracer RCM

Class 319 YellowScope: Class 319 EMU

Customer: Alstom

Work scope summary

Yellow Rail was selected by Alstom to provide managed installation for the Alstom safety critical Alstom TrainTracer RCM system for the Class 319 EMU fleet, services included:

  • Replacement of components e.g. Relays, traction rack cards.
  • Installation of TrainTracer RCM, to allow the base lining of the Class 319 Traction System
  • RCM System Consists of:
    • Communication & Data Acquisition Modules
    • CMD’s, VMD’s and Pressure transducers
  • Installation & System Testing
  • Fitting, replacement, Installation and mounting of RCF
  • Installation of Ducting and Cables for the communications System
  • Installation of Fibre Optic Cables and Transmitter Panels
  • Replacement of MSR Relay
  • RCS Sarian Box Set up
  • Installation of Crowbar
  • RCF Software Upgrade
  • GPS Antenna
  • Provision of an experienced Engineer to review output data and provide First Capital Connect support on reliability improvement

Additional services provided to First Capital Connect for Technical Support included:

  • Technical support to the Class 319 Reliability Team
  • TrainTracer diagnostics & download management
  • Fault Interpretation and Reporting
  • Thameslink Engineering Support


“Yellow Rail carried out this modification safely and on time as with all the TrainTracer projects we have delivered to date. They ensure deployment of competent and experienced staff and they manage the activities at the depot to ensure Alstom and our client receives a good quality service.”

Chris Dewhurst, Commercial Director

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