ISO/TS 22163:2017 - RAILWAY APPLICATION SYSTEM
What is ISO/TS 22163:2017 - IRIS?
ISO/TS 22163 is the global standard for quality management systems in the rail industry. It is based on the ISO 9001 quality management standard, with the addition of rail-specific requirements. Released in May 2017, it replaced the previous quality standard IRIS Rev. 02.
ISO/TS 22163 was created to ensure higher quality standards in terms of facilities, operating equipment, and services. It aims to achieve global uniformity in language, assessment guidelines, and audits in order to create a higher level of transparency throughout the railway supply chain.
Benefits of ISO/TS 22163 Certification
Who can be certified ISO/TS 22163?
Aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.
All the requirements of this International Standard are generic and are intended to be applicable to any organization, regardless of its type or size, or the products and services it provides.
Rail Coach Factory
Rail Engine Factory
Light Rails Vehicles
Regional and commuter trains
High Speed train
Document required for ISO/TS 22163
The extent of Documented Information differs as per:
Role of Shamkris and Process of ISO/TS 22163 Certification
Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to effective system implementation in the organization. A simple and practical method of system implementation helps organizations increase business efficiency and sustainability. Shamkris supports 100% documentation to obtain a certificate of success in addition to enhanced performance.
The implementation process is described below: