Rail signalling systems - ALTEN Belgium

Rail signalling systems

Our client designs and supplies systems, equipment and services for the transport sector, and is currently developing the European Vital Computer (EVC) within the scope of the ERTMS, a significant project in order to standardise the sector of Rail Signalling Systems in Europe.

The V&V teams on site are in charge of the Software Requirement Description (SRD) and the Driver Monitoring Interface (DMI).

Two new incoming activities, General Functional Definition (GFD) and EVC/DMI integration.

  • Prepare overall tests: Writing of test specifications and test criteria for sub-system acceptance
  • Perform verification activities and prepare test data files: analysis and generation of parameter files using dedicated tools
  • Perform test sessions:
  • To run the tests on Test-bench or simulator EVC.exe
  • Analyse the results
  • Write test reports
  • Perform investigations on defects detected
  • To formalize anomalies, if any, to organize review to analyse anomalies and to request modifications if required.
  • To carry out regression tests after anomalies correction
  • Ensure test traceability vs. requirements

  • Data Manager
  • ClearQuest & AEC12

  • FastPrep
  • EVC.exe
  • Environnement Simulators (STM, ATP, TCMS, Radio)


▸Work package: Resources commitment

▸Tests procedures

▸Managed by ALTEN

▸Knowledge capitalizing on the project

▸V&V training documents and sessions

▸V&V expertise of ALTEN