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About TSE

TSE provides its range of clients professional engineering services from concept to final construction documents for a range of systems, including rail transit Signaling, Communications Systems, Traction Power and Electrification, and Operations/Central Control Analysis and Design, as well as the design of Facility Systems.

Based in the San Francisco Bay Area in the tech hub of Emeryville, with satellite offices nationwide, TSE is a global provider of engineering solutions. We offer a comprehensive list of services for clients who we help analyze, execute and complete projects of all types. You can learn about some of our TSE Projects here.

The consulting firm was founded to offer world-class engineering in Train Control, Communications, Traction Power and Systems Integration.


Our engineering solutions have been successfully applied to a range of transit modes: Streetcar, Light Rail, Metro, Heavy Rail, Commuter Rail, Intercity and High-Speed Rail, Bus Rapid Transit and Electric Bus Systems.

TSE also performs hardware and software engineering, analysis of system performance, safety and security. TSE has also provided comprehensive operations and maintenance manuals for communications, signal, and operations/central control, as well as training materials and on-site training for those systems.


  • General Engineering Services / On-call Services

  • Project Management / Systems Engineering / Systems Integration

  • Design / Analyses / Studies

  • Multi-domain Integrated SCADA Solutions for Central & Yard Control Systems, including software tools such as the TSE-designed Nucleus System  which offers transit agencies seamless remote control and monitoring of Train Control, Traction Power, Station Operations, Alarms, Scheduling, Security, and Public Address systems. 

  • Facility Systems 

  • Training / Testing Support / O&M Manuals

  • Other Systems Engineering Support Services, such as Complex Systems Modeling & Simulations.

TSE also provides Construction Management services that include project controls, field inspections, testing, commissioning, change order administration, QA/QC activities, and other related Construction Management tasks.


TSE provides world-class transit systems solutions to our clients by repeatedly and efficiently delivering successful on-time and on-budget projects made possible by our highly qualified staff committed to your success.


Whether a project requires an upgrade, rehabilitation, a reconfiguration and alignment of control facilities, or assistance with new technology, TSE delivers innovation resulting in state-of-the-art transit and facility systems technologies.


TSE’s commitment is to solve problems for its clients. Utilizing our industry insight, knowledge and experience, we can maximize project efficiency and safety and adhere to protect schedules and budgets. TSE prides itself in finding solutions that are safety-first, as well as designed to minimize impacts on client revenue operations.