Cordel Limited

Company overview

Powered by machine learning, Cordel Limited’s smart infrastructure monitoring solutions are enabling rail operators to automate the inspection process, anticipate failures, and gain invaluable corridor insights. The software development specialist (which is listed on the London Stock Exchange) supports a range of leading organisations, including Network Rail and Amtrak. To date, it has managed 49km of railway, scanned 750km, and identified and monitored 12.2k tight structures.

With years of rail industry experience, Cordel Limited understands the challenges facing infrastructure managers – and develops innovative technologies to address them.




Using state-of-the-art miniaturised sensors, Cordel Limited collects LiDAR data and imagery from in-service rail vehicles and delivers actional, intelligent inspection results. This enables operators to automate the inspection and asset surveying process in near real-time.

Solutions include:

These solutions enable operators to carry out remote condition monitoring and track deterioration and changes, all while benefiting from automated data analysis and data-driven decision making.

Platforms to automate infrastructure monitoring

Cordel Limited’s platform brings together advanced data-capture hardware and cloud-based software for reporting, processing analytics, and fusion.

  • Designed to process and manage high volumes of data.
  • Modern, extensible architecture.
  • Using findings from work with rail clients to expand and enhance technologies.

Platforms include:


Cordel Limited’s customers can choose from the following deployment models: ad hoc/project, end-to-end, and enterprise.

Case study

Cordel Limited helped ARTC, the largest rail network in Australia, to automate the infringement and clearance surveying process.