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In order to be able to offer our wide range of services in the entire railway sector, Arsenal Race obtained the following authorizations and is constantly keeping these up to date:
as Notified Body (BS, “NoBo”)
we are notified by the European Commission according to directive (EU) 2016/797, identification number 2250.
as Designated Body in Switzerland (BBS, “DeBo”)
we are approved by the Federal Office of Transport.
as Authorized Experts (SV)
we are approved project-specificly by the Federal Office of Transportation.
as CSM Assessment Body (“AsBo”)
we are accredited according to EN ISO/IEC 17020 of CSM-directive 402/2013/EU.
as Independent Safety Assessor (ISA)
we are accredited according to EN ISO/IEC 17020.
(BS, “NoBo”) notified according to (EU) 2016/797, No. 2250
According to articles 154 and 155 of the EC Treaty, the European Community contributes to development and extension of the transeuropean railway system in order to strengthen the railway traffic within Europe. To achieve these objectives the community takes measures to ensure network interoperability, in particular the harmonization of technical specifications.
EN ISO/IEC 17020
EN ISO/IEC 17065
(certification body for products)
An accreditation is the formal recognition by an accreditation body, confirming that a conformity assessement body meets the particular requirements in terms of qualification and equipment and may thus be deemed competent. Arsenal Railway Certification GmbH is accredited inspection body according to EN ISO/IEC 17020 and accredited certification body for products according to EN ISO/IEC 17065.
Assessment areas infrastructure, energy and safety in railway tunnels
The Swiss railway directive requires an assessment of safety and conformity by an independent assessment for the approval procedure. Designated Bodies are one of these independent bodies checking the compliance of subsystems with the basic requirements as far as these are specified by notified national regulations.
according to directive “Independent Verification Bodies for Railways” (RL UP-EB)
Authorized experts are assessing objects oder projects with high safety relevance, unless conformity is proved by an assessment procedure or inspection of another independent body.
Our experts are approved project-specificly by the Swiss Federal Office of Transport and provide extensive project expertise.
Our competent team includes experts of the following subgroups:
- Infrastructure & energy
- Rolling stock
- Signal and safety systems
- Control-command and signalling