Rail and Transportation Certification Overview

CENELEC EN-50128 ▪ IEC 62279 ▪ IEC 61508

Proven, Cost-effective, and Flexible

There is a lot going on in the highly competitive rail sector. High-speed rail, Positive Train Control, LNG and in light of some high-visibility events safety is at the forefront of everyone’s mind. As with every other industry software is playing a larger and larger role in the operation, function and features of equipment.  Much of modern Transportation equipment has a real-time component, for Transportation applications powered by popular RTOS our Transportation Validation Suites and Transportation Validation Kits fastest, easiest and by far the most affordable means to certify an RTOS your device.

For developers not using one of our supported RTOSes or needing to create an EN 50128 compliant development and test program. Our Transportation Validation Templates are available to jump start that effort.

We offer three tiers of help with your certification


Price: dollars
Convenience: check mark
Value: value

Complete, Ready
to Submit for Certification

Validation Suitesare a turnkey delivery of RTOS certification artifacts that are specifically developed and tested to meet the exact needs of your project. You specify the processor, the compiler, and the Safety Integration Level, and we do the rest. We deliver a hardware tested, ready to reference set of EN 50128 artifacts for the RTOS that is embedded in your device. The Transportation Validation Suite represents the best value of our Transportation products. It is the fastest, easiest and most cost effective way to certify an RTOS in your device.
Transportation Suites
for Micrium
Transportation Suites
for ExpressLogic




DIY Port then
ready to Submit
for Certification

Validation Kits™ are what we use as the starting point for every Transportation Validation Suite. If you order a suite we start with the kit, customize it for your processor and tools and deliver it. If you order a kit you do the customization at your own facility. The approximately 90% complete EN 50128 compliant Validation Kit comes with a detailed manual, samples, examples and the templates you need to customize the kit to your specific hardware.
Transportation Kits
 for Micrium




DIY using your RTOS and our Documentation  Templates.

Validation Templatesare for those new to the certification process looking to implement a proven, practical, and affordable approach to device certification – and get it right the first time! Unlike our other Transportation products, our Transportation Validation Templates are not tied to any other software implementation. 

Our Guarantee

Our products undergo continuous evaluation and improvement. Every release builds on the lessons learned previously so that the products are easier to use, more accessible and continue to press the envelope of cost-effectiveness.  In addition to an unbroken record of successful certifications, you have our guarantee that we will fix any issues found in our products that jeopardize your device certification.

Need a custom I/O driver?

VSC offers a wide range of customizable Portable Driver packages with full certification artifacts. 
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Suites vs. Kits?

Check out our Side by Side Comparison of Suites vs. Kits


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