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DISCOVER RAILSMART

Your route to improved operational outcomes

Rail technology software and solutions experts

RailSmart is an integrated set of software tools that provides rail operators with a platform to improve safety, enhance operational efficiency, and communicate better.​

​With direct connections to rail industry data systems and flexible analytics capability, the RailSmart platform is built from our award-winning range of software products, grouped together in three application suites to help manage People and Safety, Rail Operations and Customer Information. ​

​3Squared’s superior RailSmart implementation and support services speed and smooth the path to success.

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You are responsible for managing change in the rail industry.

But you’re not alone. We understand. We know rail, and we can help.

It’s vital the rail industry stays up to date with the latest digital innovations. Rail technology is advancing all the time, modernising processes and increasing efficiency.

3Squared helps you deliver digital transformation in rail without complications, objections or delays.

Discover the 3Squared difference

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Find a 3Squared solution

Powerful and proven business applications to support the operations of today’s rail organisations. Select your requirement from the headings below to see our range of solutions.

RailSmart DFH

RailSmart DFH

Collect data from staff & ensure awareness with secure document communication.

RailSmart IFM

RailSmart IFM

Effective incident management for rail professionals.

RailSmart EDS

RailSmart EDS

Proactive competency management & staff development.

BulkSmart

BulkSmart

Predictive digital management of busy freight yards moving aggregates and other bulk cargo.

RailSmart ORS

RailSmart ORS

Effective resource planning, rostering and optimisation.

RailSmart DFH

RailSmart DFH

Collect data from staff & ensure awareness with secure document communication.

RailSmart MCA

RailSmart MCA

Train preparation and dispatch goes digital.

RailSmart Virtual Campus

RailSmart Virtual Campus

LMS services for rail

Deliver and track scalable, online learning experiences with a rail LMS that engages your employees.

BulkSmart

BulkSmart

Predictive digital management of busy freight yards moving aggregates and other bulk cargo.

RailSmart ORS

RailSmart ORS

Effective resource planning, rostering and optimisation.

RailSmart DFH

RailSmart DFH

Collect data from staff & ensure awareness with secure document communication.

RailSmart IFM

RailSmart IFM

Effective incident management for rail professionals.

RailSmart MCA

RailSmart MCA

Train preparation and dispatch goes digital.

RailSmart Co-Pilot

RailSmart Co-Pilot

Keep drivers up to date in the cab with the mobile train information system.

RailSmart RCM

RailSmart RCM

Remote condition monitoring to support effective rolling stock management.

RailSmart IMS

RailSmart IMS

Keep track of incidents, faults, stranded trains and more.

RailSmart DFH

RailSmart DFH

Collect data from staff & ensure awareness with secure document communication.

RailSmart IFM

RailSmart IFM

Effective incident management for rail professionals.

RailSmart MCA

RailSmart MCA

Train preparation and dispatch goes digital.

RailSmart IMS

RailSmart IMS

Keep track of incidents, faults, stranded trains and more.

RailSmart LDB & SIP

RailSmart LDB & SIP

Embed a Live Departure Board in your company website to display a wealth of information to customers.

RailSmart DRM

RailSmart DRM

Simple to manage, beautiful interactive Dynamic Route Maps with a range of display options.

RailSmart T&T

RailSmart T&T

Create and publish fully customisable and accessible online rail timetables for passengers.

Some of our customers

We are proud to work with passenger operators, freight operators and suppliers to the rail industry, large and small, from across the UK and beyond. 
Here’s what they think of our railway technology solutions.

  • RailSmart ORS has helped us improve the output of the team as well as the quality of the roster. We’re light-years ahead of where we were.

    Oliver Schepisi
    Director of Rail Operations
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  • Having the ability to use IFM in real, live situations, enables us to see how effective the system can be for our operations. The control team can use the system to capture the latest status and keep stakeholders updated. Utilising the actions and notifications functionality saves time, meaning the team is able to focus on managing and resolving situations safely and securely.

    Catherine Nugent
    Head of Rail Programme Delivery
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  • Davis Wagon Services Ltd have utilised the skills and expertise of 3Squared since 2017 as we progressed our transition into a digital era. Throughout the last six years, we have been fully supported and guided into which platform is relevant, and where gaps were identified, 3Squared have been extremely proactive in ensuring that our needs have never been compromised. Our digital transition is recognised as a perpetual journey of learning and understanding, and there is no better company we wish to have to support our business needs.

    John Hall
    Managing Director
    DWS
  • Partnering with 3Squared for our competency management solution EDS, gave us every confidence in choosing their newly released RailSmart Virtual Campus as our LMS. We are looking forward to accessing the comprehensive catalogue of pre-built courses from this robust and well acknowledged platform.

    Adam Youd
    Learning & Development Manager
    Mersey Rail
  • As an organisation it is important to us that our suppliers are committed to helping us achieve our objectives and 3Squared have embraced this ethos, regularly joining our competency governance meetings and inviting us to their cross-industry User Group.

    Melanie Sewell
    Safety & Environment Programme Manager
    LNER
  • RailSmart EDS is extremely user friendly. It is simple to use, significantly reduces admin time for our assessors, which in turn enables us to be more productive as a Training and Competency Entity. It is widely used by other internal stakeholders who need a snapshot of competency in their area and they can navigate and pull information from the system with ease.

    Daniel Miller
    Head of Training & Competence UK
    Alstom
  • Our industry is highly regulated and RailSmart EDS has enabled us to demonstrate assurance with the Health and Safety Executive. Our safety certificate gives us a license to operate trains and our safety authorisation gives us a license to operate stations. I’m not sure how we would have done it without RailSmart EDS, probably lots of emails and taking them up and down the route!

    Simon Reading
    Driver Team Manager
    LNER
  • Going paperless is definitely the way forward, improving the environment and our efficiencies. First and foremost, RailSmart EDS has improved our assessors time to plan and undertake in-depth technical and operational assessments whilst automatically updating and maintaining our records which is such game changer.

    Stephen Catterall
    Head of Training & Competence
  • We have been using RailSmart EDS for the last 6 or 7 years and it has made a significant change to our business. Bringing in an electronic system, means we have a better oversight of our competency management arrangement, allows us to work with teams and provides all records in front of us on screen.

    Melanie Sewell
    Safety & Environment Programme Manager
    LNER

Rail technology FAQs

Here are some frequently asked questions about rail tech:

Rail tech involves digital solutions that help to optimise the railway industry. They can be designed to support both freight and passenger train operations. Rail technology solutions can help with operationssafety and complianceresourcing and planningimproving communications and overall efficiency within the railway sector.

Using railway software has a host of benefits. It can elevate your rail operations and make things run much more smoothly. It can help keep passengers and staff safe and ensure compliance standards are being met. Rail tech is easily accessible and helps keep all staff updated with what is happening on the railway from rail schedules, projects, staff rotors and much more. Improve efficiency and profitability with our rail tech software.

It depends on the rail software you are using. A good one should be easily accessible by your staff and simple to navigate. What good is it if no one can understand what they are looking at? 3Squared’s RailSmart software is incredibly easy to use and can be configured to your own needs, so your team is able to get the most out of it.

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