Head of Railway Approvals


The Head of Railway Approvals reports to the Railway Approvals supervisory board and ensures all Railway Approvals’ certification work is delivered in accordance with Railway Approvals’ policy and processes, specifically in an impartial, independent and confidential manner (with specific regard to related body activities.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide input to strategic direction and development of Railway Approval

  • Ensure the integrity and independence/impartiality of Railway Approvals systems with specific regard to related body activities (especially ESG Rail, part of Deutsche Bahn)

  • Provide leadership and guidance and ensure compliance to certification system requirements.


Rob Dale
Head of Railway Approvals


Railway Approvals Accreditation - EPSF, RSSB, RISAB, UKAS