About Us

Our Company

AVE is a leading integrator of rail approved hardware, protocols, interfaces, re-engineering design and monitoring software.

AVE has successfully delivered monitoring projects on over 1000 UK vehicles

AVE is the leading UK supplier of On-Train Data Recorders and OTMRs with over 3,500 installed

AVE has in-house design and manufacturing capability which greatly assists with rapid product development for specific applications

AVE is the UK leader in interfacing and accessing on-train electrical and data channels on legacy rolling stock


Its current owner, Mike Thompson, founded Arrowvale Electronics in 1985. Arrowvale has an enviable history within the rail industry, being one of the UK’s largest suppliers of state of the art technologies in the field of industrial and railway electronics.


With over 30 years’ experience, the company has enjoyed remarkable achievements, expanding from premises of just 600 square feet to over 25,000 square feet and becoming a multi-million pound organisation. This success has been achieved by exceeding our customers' requirements for care, responsiveness, flexibility, support and by significant investment in training, technology, quality, health and safety and people.


The aim of Arrowvale is to provide a total solution for all electronic design and manufacturing requirements, contributing to total cost reduction and thus increasing a competitive edge.


The services offered at Arrowvale allow customers to gain immediate access to leading edge design and assembly technology whilst minimising the customers' own investment in development, equipment and personnel.


Arrowvale provide a unique service to the rail industry in not only providing innovative solutions in overcoming obsolescence and reliability issues to on-train equipment, for example coach air conditioning equipment, sensors and data recorders, but also provide a range software tools for RCM.




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