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June 11, 2002

Question written on 11/06/2002

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions (1) whether inspection bodies operating in the UK railway systems are accredited by UKAS;(2) whether UKAS accredited personnel certification is used for those

Answered by David Jamieson

I have been asked to reply.I understand that there are currently no certification bodies accredited by UKAS for railway specific purposes. UKAS will provide advice to the Strategic Rail Authority on the appointment of notified bodies under the Railways (Interoperability) (High-Speed) Regulations 2002.