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Our activities revolving around Urban Insertion

Our competences are based on the Risks Analysis incurred by the public space’s users.

We assess the safety level applicable to the Urban Insertion of guided public transportation based on our wide experience in Urban design matters, and in managing conflicts all by respecting the in-force regulation. On top of that, vulnerable users (Persons with Reduced Mobility, pedestrians or cyclers) are the core of our analyses risks.

Assessing the guided public transportation’s safety

CERTIFER is performing safety assessment missions applied to guided public transportation systems in the particular field of Urban Insertion of Tram Systems. Such missions are especially focused on:

  • The users’ safety regarding all urban design applied to transports;
  • The persons with reduced mobility’s safety regarding all urban design applied to transports;
  • The safety of the Traffic Light Signaling’s (TLS) dynamic operation

All required knowledge to perform such mission are quite diversified: regulatory & technical knowledge, the know-how to perform Risks Analyses for urban travels and our experts’ know-how (rigor, confidentiality, integrity, impartiality, clarity, independence & responsibility).

Integrated control for the public transports’ safety (Tramways, Bus Rapid Transit…)

This activity requires the same competences as the one we are accredited for.

Safety DIAGNOSis of Guided Public Transportation Systems

This activity requires all competences and experience acquired in the field of expertizing guided public transportation systems. Such expertise is based on the Preliminary Risks Analysis implied by the environment, and on the Unwanted Events Analysis (Accidents, or Near-Accidents situations: emergency braking).

This diagnosis is used as a Design Modifications Management tool depending on the safety assessment of public guided transports’ Urban Insertion.

Definition Studies of Urban Travels Policies

Defining the Urban Travels Policies is about defining the organization of goods, and people transportation, whatever the mode is, the nature & the type of travel, all this by ensuring the people’s safety during their travels in the public area,

Accessibility of the public space & travelling safety for Persons With Reduced Mobility

This activity field of our company is considered as transversal to all the aforementioned activity fields and is not developed as a specific activity in itself.



  • Specialists in Railway certification
  • A safety-based approach

  • More than 20 years of experience

  • A pool of qualified experts

  • More than 550 assessors from the all railway sectors

  • National and International recognitions: France, Algeria, Belgium, Italy, Australia, Turkey, Spain, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Denmark, India, Saudi Arabia & UAE

  • Two Notified Bodies according to 2008/57/EC 
    Under #2593 for CERTIFER
    Under #1615 for BELGORAIL

  • Our proven methodology and specific tools allowing easier project and information management with our client

  • A Group recognized for its competencies and values, based on impartiality, quality, independence and confidentiality

Other services

Notified Body (NoBo)
Designated Body (DeBo)

Independent Safety Assessment (ISA)
Assessment Body (AsBo)
Entity In Charge of Maintenanc (ECM)
Fire Behaviour
Test Organization
On-Board ETCS laboratory and certification
Non Destructive Testing (NDT)
Independent Checking Engineer/ Independent Certifier (IC/ICE)
Cyber Security

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