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Independent Safety Assessment of Beijing's Line 17
26 Sep 2019

Independent Safety Assessment of Beijing's Line 17

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Certification: Spanish infrastructure upgrades
8 Feb 2019

Certification: Spanish infrastructure upgrades

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Testing: Utrecht Light Rail line “Uithoflijn”
26 Sep 2018

Testing: Utrecht Light Rail line “Uithoflijn”

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Ricardo Certification

Ricardo Certification is part of the Ricardo group and performs independent accredited assurance and testing in rail and other sectors. 

From our network of offices around the globe, we deliver assurance services in line with national rules and approvals processes, giving our clients the independent scrutiny they require to bring their systems into service or to sell their products into global and local markets.

For our clients in the rail sector, we offer independent assurance and testing services, including:

Notified Body, Designated and Assessment Body services, principally for railways and products/systems to be used across Europe.

Independent Safety Assessment and Railway Product Certification services, for the safety approval of global products, systems and railways.

Test and measurement services for the rail sector. Based in the Netherlands and offering many years' experience of performing test programmes in the rail environment, be it signalling systems, brake systems or the electrical behaviour of rail vehicles.

Our accredited services

Plant Assessment Body and Assessment Party

Plant Assessment Body and Assessment Party

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