Certification and Assurance from Ricardo

Certification and Assurance from Ricardo

How we can help you

Like many safety-critical sectors, railways have influential stakeholders — governments, regulators, financial institutions and passengers — who expect a degree of third party assurance on issues related to safety and quality.

Whether we are assessing new signalling products against international standards such as EN 50126, or the construction of entire rail systems, we offer a portfolio of independent assurance services that includes:

  • Accredited Notified Body, Designated Body and Assessment Body services.
  • Independent Safety Assessment and Railway Product Certification services, for the safety approval of global products, systems and entire railways.
  • Test and measurement services for the rail sector, including vehicles, components and signalling products.

Accredited assurance services from Ricardo

Ricardo Certification comprises a set of companies within the Ricardo group that perform independent assurance and testing services in rail and other sectors.

Our certification businesses are globally recognised not only for their trusted expertise but also for their detailed understanding of railways around the world. This reputation has led to our teams being appointed to some of the industry's most challenging and high-profile projects.

About Ricardo Certification

Very satisfied.... a good sparring partner for interpretation of grey areas in the rail regulations. Nederlandse Spoorwegen, 2019
Very satisfied.... a good sparring partner for interpretation of grey areas in the rail regulations.

Our services

Accredited assurance from Ricardo Certification

Accredited assurance from Ricardo Certification

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Plant Assessment Body and Assessment Party

Plant Assessment Body and Assessment Party

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Independent Verification and Validation

Independent Verification and Validation

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The audit team provided a high level of technical skills and a high-quality audit. Beijing Traffic Control Technology Co. Ltd. (TCT), 2017
The audit team provided a high level of technical skills and a high-quality audit.
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