Intelligent Rail Technology Systems


Petards Rail is a global provider of intelligent train technology. With the largest base of on-train CCTV systems in the UK, we are at the forefront of driving digital innovation to enhance safety and elevate customer experiences within the rail industry.


Our commitment to technical excellence is rooted in a rich heritage, combined with an unwavering passion for innovation. We don’t just meet today’s challenges; we anticipate and overcome tomorrow’s hurdles. Our team of expert engineers works in close partnership with clients to deliver bespoke train solutions tailored to their unique needs. Drawing on decades of experience, we have cultivated a unique wealth of specialist skills and expertise that sets us apart.


From rolling stock companies to train operators and builders, we have forged enduring partnerships across the rail sector. Our eyeTrain digital on-train safety and surveillance systems are trusted by the world’s largest train operating companies, earning us a market-leading reputation for dependability and low risk.


Our Rail Solutions

Our eyeTrain range meets the need and drive across the rail industry to reduce costs, increase capacity and improve the customer experience. 


Our train solutions – which span DCO, ASDO, Forward Facing and pantograph cameras to name a few – are fully compliant with all required legislation and standards. 


Experts in Rail Technology


Over 60,000 LRU’s in service


6 generations of equipment


Over 30,000 cameras in service


Over 35 years in business

Our Clients Include