Opticonsulting offers over 40 years' experience in optical measurement, testing, investigation and consultancy services with technical specialism in rail and automotive transport sectors.

Examples of successful projects include:


Optical measurement and product assessment of:

  • Filament lamps, LED and fibre-optic railway signals & indicators.
  • Variable Message Signs to EN 12966
  • Road Traffic Signals to EN 12368
  • Road Signs, Bollards and Delineator Posts to EN 12899
  • Lifebuoy lights to IMO MSC.81(70)
  • Cab and instrument lighting.
  • Railway station lighting and driver-only-operation.
  • Automotive lighting, lamps & lenses.


Technical investigation and accident investigation report:

  • Investigation into service failures and optical performance in rail and level crossing accidents.
  • Research into Level Crossing road surface glare and Footpath Crossing lighting for UK Rail Authorities


Support to research and development programmes:

  • R&D projects successfully undertaken for ERA and RSSB (T530 & T683)


Standards development:

  • Railway signals and indicators.
  • Train windscreens, train head, marker & tail lamps, station lighting.
  • Rolling stock interior and emergency lighting.
  • ERTMS Trackside Boards


Lighting surveys, optical field testing & measurements.


Photometric and Spectroradiometric measurement services



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