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Rail Design

What is rail design software?

Redefine how rail and transit infrastructure is designed, built, and operated with multidiscipline data exchange and handover to support construction through maintenance with Bentley’s rail software. 

What is the best rail design software?

With Bentley’s best-selling rail design software, you can improve workflows, optimize project delivery, and improve overall service, safety, and reliability. Take your first step to preventing failures and unplanned downtime, with Bentley.

OpenRail ConceptStation

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OpenRail ConceptStation

Create conceptual track design including rail geometry, electrification, tunnels, and bridge design to evaluate more options, identify high-risk items, and minimize cost.

OpenRail Designer

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OpenRail Designer

Streamline project delivery and design of rail network assets from concept through commissioning and completion.

OpenRail Overhead Line Designer

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OpenRail Overhead Line Designer

BIM for rail electrification. Deliver 3D to overhead line catenary systems, and foster the development of digital twins.

OpenTunnel Designer

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OpenTunnel Designer

Model, simulate, detail, and document tunnel projects fully interoperable with analysis and design.

"Bentley's applications translate into inevitable efficiency in the design phase, as well as significant savings in time for review and coordination between disciplines."

Daniela Aprea, BIM Manager, Italferr S.p.A.

How to choose Rail Design software

software qualities to look for in Rail Design software


Improve efficiency with time-saving automated features, interactive modeling, and integration with other discipline software.


Improve accuracy by including the structural supports in your piping model and check for clashes.


Ensure your projects comply with metallic piping industry codes and standards.

Resources and Tutorials

Find out more about Bentley’s Pipe Stress and Vessel Analysis software applications with these resources, educational programs, and tutorials.


Learn with courses

There are thousands of videos and courses available to learn all about using Bentley’s rail design software, including OpenRail and more.

Academic programs

For Students and Educators

If you are an educator or a student, learn more about accessing the software and see what you need to teach or learn Bentley software best practices.

Software Videos

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Watch videos on what OpenRail does and how it works to get familiar with how this software can help you deliver your next project.

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