Notified Body

Railway Approvals is Notified Body 1125 authorised to issue certificates against Directive 96/48 EC for High Speed Rail and Directive 2001/16 EC for Conventional Rail (and amended by 2004/60/RC and 2007/32/EC).

RISAB (Supplier Approval)

The Rail Industry Supplier Approval Scheme (RISAS) has been established to provide both suppliers and users of railway industry products and services with a standardised method of supplier approval. Railway Approvals are a Rail Industry Supplier Approval Body (RISAB) accredited by the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB).

Designated Body

Railway Approvals are appointed as a Designated Body (DeBo) to assess compliance to UK National Notified Technical Rules (NNTR) to cover open points, specific cases and compatibility requirements for the GB network in existing TSI.


Railway Approvals are assessed by UKAS to act as a Verification Body (VeBo) to verify Conformity of Engineering Change to Rail Vehicles.

Assessment Body for CSM-RA

Railway Approvals are an accredited Assessment Body (AsBo) and can offer independent assessment for harmonised design targets under the CSM-RA directive.