NTOnTrack TRDP Analyzer

Network protocol analyzer for TRDP

Analyzing network traffic

NTOnTrack Analyzer, the protocol analysis tool for TRDP and other Ethernet protocols, is focused on train manufacturers, component suppliers and testing facilities that want to efficiently develop and/or test TRDP based systems. With its highly performant hardware, minimal invasive in-line capturing of Ethernet frames up to 1000 Mbit/s becomes possible in tap-mode. So, each network segment of your train can easily be analyzed. In single mode, traffic can be logged on two different ports.  

The system captures and monitors TRDP telegrams and offers many functions for testing, filtering, sorting, evaluation and visualization of TRDP datasets. A scripting tool including a dialog engine and GUI panels offers the possibility to evaluate the content of arbitrary TRDP fields and to develop user-defined visualization and controls accessing e.g. dissectioned datasets. All this useful functionalities are combined in the PBA.pro Software module.

Consists of

  • Portable Computer LitePAC with 2xPCIe *16 (2x8) slots
  • PBA.pro Software: The Testing Framework + GUI designed by AIM GmbH and NewTec GmbH
  • APE-FDX-2-G module for PCIe Bus with 2 Ethernet interfaces, programmable for 10/100/1000 Mbit/s designed by AIM GmbH

Customer benefits

  • Tap mode or single mode highly performant capturing
  • Dataset dissection via XML file definitions
  • Statistical analysis
  • Scripting tool, dialog engine/GUI panels
  • Extendable to NTOnTrack Conformance Tester (planned)

System overview

Key features

  • Network tap: Separate FPGA based capture of Port 1 and 2 traffic incl. merge function (in-line)
  • Each network segment of a train can be analyzed using in-line/tap mode
  • Single mode for capture of traffic on two separate switch ports
  • Support of TRDP and other Ethernet-based protocols
  • Chronological monitoring and recording of TRDP telegrams (header and datasets)
  • Visualization of Ethernet frames with IP and UDP / TCP headers
  • Dissection of TRDP datasets via XML file definition including SDTv2 for safety
  • Export of recorded frame values to pcap, CSV, Excel, PDF formats
  • Support of reserved ComIds (IEC 61375-2-3)
  • Filtering and sorting of TRDP telegrams by different TRDP fields (header and datafields)
  • Statistical evaluations of incoming TRDP telegrams (PD, MD, error, jitter etc.)
  • Scripting tool for the evaluation of random TRDP fields
  • Dialog engine / GUI panels for user-defined visualization and controls
  • Open and modular design
  • CRC calculation and evaluation of incoming TRDP telegrams
  • Visualization of communication patterns (color highlighting)
  • Size of recording files only limited by disk space (not by RAM size)


APE-FDX-2 module

  • Monitors Ethernet networks with a data rate of 10/100/1000 Mbit/s
  • Two independent receivers feature multiple error detection (2 x RJ 45)
  • Advanced hardware architecture provides ample resources.
  • SoC with integrated Dual-Core RISC processors tightly coupled to a large programmable logic
  • Trigger In/out, Discrete I/O, accurate IRIG Time In/Out (Dsub)
  • Ready for simulation and injection of protocol errors with its two independent transmitters down to MAC-Layer
  • Prepared for TSN (Time-Sensitive Networking)

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Your contact person
Matthias Wolbert
Sales and Marketing

NewTec GmbH
Buchenweg 3
89284 Pfaffenhofen a.d. Roth
Phone +49 7302 9611-0