RailSmart ORS

An effective resource planning and optimisation platform

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Generating rosters that accurately reflect your resource needs and deal with the complexity of multiple business requirements, pay and rules

RailSmart ORS Screen

Create base rosters

A flexible tool for the creation of base rosters with the option to include links, rotation patterns and more.

Optimise for weekly and on the day rosters

Create weekly rosters from your base roster or create completely new rosters to meet your weekly demands.

RailSmart ORS Screen
RailSmart ORS Screen

Manage fatigue and risk

At a base level and at a weekly level, clearly see your fatigue and risk levels for all employees based on actuals.

Rules based validation

Define labour rules, pay requirements and business rules that can all be dynamically checked when publishing a roster.

RailSmart ORS Screen

An integrated resource planning solution developed to meet the needs of today’s modern train operators

Product features

Base rosters

Effortlessly create base rosters for depots, teams or business units.

Weekly rosters

Use the base roster to create your actual working week rosters.

Distribute rosters

Quickly and securely distribute rosters digitally using the time management companion application.

Change management

Instantly communicate changes to booking on and off times, diagram alterations and more.

Fatigue and risk

View and mange staff fatigue and risk.


Review, manage and approve submitted timesheets.

Flight paths

View and review employees contracted hours, flight paths and utilisation.

Diagrams and work orders

Import, view and edit diagrams, work orders and jobs.

Rule management

Configure employee contractual rules, regulatory requirements and agreed employee conditions.

Route and traction

Integrates with RailSmart EDS to provide comprehensive route and traction competence checks.

Cloud based

Secure access to RailSmart ORS whenever you have access to a standard internet browser.


Manage depots, regions, business units and countries all through a single instance of RailSmart ORS.

RailSmart ORS Software Screen

Why RailSmart ORS?

  • Create optimised, efficient staff rosters
  • Reduce staffing costs with flight path management for contracted hours
  • Proactively manage employee risk and fatigue
  • Improves communication preventing no shows and incorrect booking times
  • Reduces paperwork
  • Improves visibility of staffing costs and staff utilisation
  • Reduces the time it takes to create weekly rosters, freeing up the planner’s time for other duties

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.
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