Independent assurance

Like many safety-critical sectors, railways have influential stakeholders who expect a degree of independent third-party assurance on issues related to safety and quality.

Independent assurance

Services

Undergoing an Independent Safety Assessment provides managers with confidence that their projects are meeting recognized industry, legal and regulatory standards.

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Major railway programmes benefit from Independent Verification and Validation (IVV) support as it enables project managers to identify high-risk areas at the earliest opportunity and plan cost-efficient interventions.

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Our software assurance services can help organisations across the rail sector reduce the risk of failures and cost overruns, whilst ensuring systems meet appropriate levels of security, reliability and functionality.

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Independent assurance

Markets

Accredited assurance from Ricardo Certification

Ricardo Certification comprises a set of companies accredited against inspection and certification standards to perform assurance and testing services in line with national and international rules and approval processes.

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Independent assurance Resources

Rail and transit

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Ricardo gains Designated Body status for Irelands railways

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Ricardo opens first North America rail office

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Ricardo performs safety assessment of signalling overhaul on UK main line

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