The following independent assessment and certification services are offered to the rail industry through SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit Verification Limited, which is an independent company within the SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit group:

Notified Body
Notified Body certification services (NB 1133) for European Interoperability Directive 2008/57/EC. Our notification covers the certification of compliance with Technical Specifications for Interoperability (TSIs) for all structural subsystems.

Designated Body
Designated Body certification services for the United Kingdom, providing certification of compliance with UK Notified National Technical Rules (NNTRs).

Assessment Body
Assessment Body under EU regulation 402/2013 on the common safety method for risk evaluation and assessment. Our scope of accreditation includes technical, operational and organisational change.

Other Assessment & Certification Activities
Our enhanced independence and competence processes are also employed in other non-regulatory activities. These include independent verification of engineering and operational change, such as the certification of rail vehicles and on-track plant to the emerging requirements of RIS1710 and RIS2700 in Great Britain.


SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit Verification Limited is accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) as a:

•    Product certification body (against EN17065:2012, reference number 6182)
•    Type A inspection body (against EN17020:2012, reference number 0021).

SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit Verification Limited is also certified to EN/ISO 9001.

Contact Us

Andrew Seaton
Head of Assurance
+44 (0) 1332 223134