Training - Implementation of the railway standard EN 50128 ed. 2

Duration: 2 days

Date: On request

Type: Intra-company

Level: Quality Assurance Manager, Software Development Engineer...

Course material : French

Location: In our branches, on site or remotely

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The aim of this training course is to give participants a detailed overview of the rail operating safety standard (EN 50128 edition 2), as well as its link with other standards in the sector (EN 50126, EN 50129).

This training course will focus on defining and organising the most appropriate approaches for its application, mastering project management and defining the necessary control methods and resources.

Participants / Prerequisites

Knowledge of one or more development methodologies.

Learning objectives

This training course will teach you :

  • The general principles and plans of standard EN 50128 (system, electronics, software)
  • Ways of thinking and methods for taking into account the Dependability activities of electronic and programmable electronic systems
  • Principles for determining the target functional safety level
  • A complete overview of the applicable provisions for hardware and software
  • Assessment of the level of functional safety achieved


Presentation of the course and participants

Introduction to the Dependability approach

Standards context

Repositioning of industrial standard IEC 61508 ;
Standards applicable in the rail sector.

Detailed presentation of standard EN 50126 (system)

General principles / Safety life cycle / Organisation
Risk approach
Methods for determining safety integrity levels (SIL)

System vision: Safety assessment required by standard EN 50126

Detailed presentation of standard EN 50128

General principles / Safety life cycle / Determining the SIL level
Organisation / Requirements management

Software: Construction

Software: Verification and validation

Reused specific software / Off-the-shelf software components
Qualification of tools for the development of safe software
Requirements of standard EN 50128 Ed.2

Dependability and reuse

Discussion of customer project and conclusion


Course material is given to each trainee in pdf format.


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