There are 4 types of communication system needed for safe operation of the railway to Summit.
- Safe working –this is a system that is used to ensure that no more than one train is on a section of line at any one time.
- Train to train and train to base – The trust already has access to a UHF simplex channel to provide train to train and train to base communication.
- Visitor information – Trains will be equipped with on board train announcement systems to inform visitors of key features and safety information.
- Emergency communication – This will be provided by a phone carried in the guards compartment on each train.