Rail trackside

Reliable and resilient network solutions for trackside systems

Trackside applications need data communication networks with an extremely high availability. As well as mechanical robustness the products must be resilient, secure and capable of supporting legacy protocols. The Westermo WeOS operating system, that drives our Redfox, Lynx, Wolverine and Viper families of products, has been developed by Westermo to ensure reliability and also provide a future proof solution.

Solutions for trackside applications

Westermo is familiar with mission critical applications in many industries and has therefore developed products and techniques that meet the many specific needs of the rail industry. Our real expertise is in developing products that can function in the harshest environments and meeting the toughest approval specifications.


Cybersecurity is absolutely essential in trackside applications but it can be difficult and costly to acheive. Westermo offers solutions for efficient and cybersecure data communication networks. This video demonstrates a simple example, but please contact us if you want to discuss cyber security based on your circumstances.

Resilient trackside network

Railway networks across the world are becoming increasingly busy. Networks that can provide reliable and uninterupted data connectivity is critical in order to maintain effective and secure traffic flow. The Westermo FRNT ring protocol can be used to create a reliable ring solution that can provide ultra-fast fail-over even in very large networks.

Trackside applications

Westermo can provide robust and reliable data communication solutions for non-safety systems such as emergency phones, video surveillance, point heates and more as well as safty systems such as interlocking/signalling systems, train detection systems and more.

Discover our range of robust and reliable Ethernet switches

Westermo devices have been specifically developed for challenges that are typical for the railway industry. Reliable, robust and efficient networks can be created with Westermo switches.


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Mikael Jidenius

Managing Director Westermo Asia

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