Bombardier GSM-r

Class 357 - © Hugh Llewelyn Scope: Class 356 & 357 GSM-r

Customer: Bombardier

Yellow Rail was selected by Bombardier to provide fully managed installation for the LSER class 356 & 357 Electrostar EMU fleets at the Bombardier Ramsgate depot.

Work scope summary – Managed Installation:

  • First in Class fit 
  • CACU upgrade
  • GSMR Ready Stage 
  • GSMR Live
  • Project and Engineering Management
  • Review of Work Instructions & Drawings to capture FIC changes 
  • Testing of Installed cabling
  • Commissioning of New GSMR System
  • Site Logistics


“Bombardier and Yellow Rail entered into a contract to provide fully managed installation services for the installation of the GSM-R upgrade to be carried out on the full Class 375/ 376 fleet.  I can recommend Yellow Rail as a very suitable contractor for this work, as they have demonstrated a professional and flexible approach from the outset.  The work carried out has been of a high quality and any problem solving has been done efficiently and effectively keeping all parties well informed. I have found all personnel of Yellow Rail a pleasure to work with.”

“I would have no hesitation in recommending Yellow Rail for future GSM-R work to other organisations, and if they wish to contact me directly, please forward on my details.”

Michael Mould, Bombardier Commercial Contracts Manager 

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