In the second half of 2012, Belgorail began developing its activities in Spain via local representation.
Belgorail has been very positively perceived by the Spanish railway sector as it introduces healthy competition resulting in better service, not only for the Infrastructure Managers, but also for the operators, rolling stock and rail manufacturers, and the industry as a whole.
During 2013, several missions have been initiated, and various offers have been issued, not only as Notified Body, but also to certify Entities in Charge of Maintenance and ISA (Independent Safety Assessor).
Belgorail is an entity recognized by the Spanish Ministry of Public Works and Transport as:
- Independent Safety Assessment Body (ISA)
- Certification body in the scope of the ETH.
- Designated Body (DeBo) to evaluate the compliance with the National Notified Technical Rules in the absence of Technical Specifications for Interoperability or derogations, and is thereby authorized to assess conformity of conventional railway subsystems and high speed subsystems in accordance with the applicable National Technical Rules.