Network Controller


Moves trains across their area of control using computerised and mechanical control systems, and liaise with other employees across the network to ensure trains run to schedule and safety standards are maintained.


Key Responsibilities

  • Operate mechanical or computerised signal equipment to control the running of trains
  • Liaise with all areas of the rail system to ensure smooth running of trains
  • Use computerised control systems to coordinate the safe crossing of trains and ensure they are on the right path
  • Control when the trains stop and start, ensuring they arrive at their destinations on time
  • Initiate and manage emergency procedures in the event of an incident, and coordinate the train network so that each train within the area remains safe


Education Pathways: TLI42215 Certificate IV in Rail Network Control