End of May 2017, the Association of the European Rail Industry (UNIFE) announced the release of new the global standard for quality management systems in the rail industry, ISO/TS 22163, by the Technical Committee 269 of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
ISO/TS 22163 is based on the structure and requirements of the ISO 9001:2015 standard, but also includes additional requirements for the rail industry.
Within the timeframe of the defined transition phase, ending in September 2018, organisations certified according to IRIS Rev. 02 will have to undergo transition audits to update their certificates to ISO/TS 22163.
Please see the timeline below for further details.