Unipart Rail TrackPan system cleans up!
Excellent protection from spills and contamination

By Laura Bennett
21 May 2018 13:51:07

The Unipart Rail TrackPan system is designed and engineered to protect the environment from contamination caused by spillage and leaks on the rail network....


We have made the #UKRIA2018 shortlist
UK Rail Industry Awards 2018

By Laura Bennett
24 November 2017 12:52:30

Unipart Rail has been shortlisted for 2 awards at the UK Rail Industry Awards 2018.

Now in their 5th year, these awards recognise the hard work and achievement from the dedicated organisations, teams and individuals working tirelessly to deliver an efficient and robust rail network, which continu...


Unipart Rail needs you!
We are recruiting for a wide range of vacancies

By Laura Bennett
13 October 2017 15:27:35

At Unipart Rail, we pride ourselves in meeting and exceeding customer requirements by delivering a comprehensive portfolio of products, services and solutions for the rail industry....


Unipart Rail is recognised at the Greater China Awards 2017
Demonstrating innovation within the Chinese rail market

By Laura Bennett
08 February 2017 16:17:18

Unipart Rail was delighted to be shortlisted for an award at the Greater China Awards 2017. The awards, run by the Department for International Trade North West, are open to any organisations in North West of England that have made a significant contribution to developing business or collaborative i...


Unipart Rail Infrastructure raises over £4k for charity
Fundraising activities in 2016

By Laura Bennett
17 January 2017 15:20:10

During 2016, the Unipart Rail Infrastructure teams raised over £4000 for a number of employee nominated charities. This figure exceeds the original fundraising target of £2,500....


Unipart Group scoops coveted wellbeing award at Responsible Business Awards
for Unipart WorkWell

By Laura Bennett
12 July 2016 12:33:02

Unipart Group, was last night named the winner of the Bupa Wellbeing at work award in Business in the Community’s 2016 Responsible Business Awards held at the O2 in London....


Supporting the Broughton Castle Sportive
and raising money for Breast Cancer Now

By Laura Bennett
06 July 2016 12:19:28

Paul Bentley, Logistics Space and Planning Manager at Unipart Rail is taking part in the ‘Broughton Castle Sportive’ this weekend - a 50 mile bike ride around the Oxfordshire Countryside on Sunday 10th July....


Africa Rail 2016
Did you find us on the Gear Group Stand

By Laura Bennett
29 June 2016 13:02:42

We had a successful show at Africa Rail, taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg....


A Royal Appointment
Unipart Manufacturing Group MD appointed as Ambassador for Industrial Cadets

By Laura Bennett
27 June 2016 10:20:54

Six prominent industry leaders - including Unipart's Manufacturing Group MD - have been appointed by HRH The Prince of Wales as Ambassadors for the Industrial Cadets initiative, a workplace experience accreditation which assists the future skills supply to UK Industry, especially the manufacturing a...


Visit us at OHLEX 2016
Overhead Lines - Working at the Heights of Safety

By Laura Bennett
08 June 2016 08:03:52

We are exhibiting at OHLEx 2016 - The UK's Overhead Power Line & Working at Height and Safety exhibition....


This is Sparta!
Our portable relay test unit receives Network Rail approval

By Laura Bennett
07 June 2016 13:15:00

We are delighted to announce that Sparta by Unipart Rail has now received Network Rail approval.

Sparta – Standard Portable Automatic Relay Test Apparatus - is an innovative relay Portable Test Unit, which is designed to allow preliminary testing of a wide range of BR930 line and track signalling r...


Unlocking the flexibility of wireless surveillance
Latest innovations from Digital Barriers

By Laura Bennett
08 February 2016 11:18:11

Digital Barriers deliver leading-edge solutions in the field of Video Transmission and Surveillance, offering innovative equipment and technology which is designed to make a real difference to complex and critical surveillance operations....


Happy Christmas Jumper Day!
Raising money for Text Santa

By Laura Bennett
21 December 2015 09:49:29

The Unipart Rail site in Crewe was a very festive place on Friday 18th December as staff entered into the Christmas spirit and raised money for a fantastic cause by taking part in Text Santa's official Christmas Jumper Day!...


Unipart Rail wins Best Large Business Award
Recognising all-round excellence

By Laura Bennett
14 December 2015 09:37:13

Unipart Rail is delighted to have won the Best Large Business Award at the Doncaster Business Awards last night...


We make the RIA shortlist - for 3 awards
Unipart Rail and Unipart Dorman are shortlisted

By Laura Bennett
18 November 2015 15:58:31

Unipart Rail and Unipart Dorman have been shortlisted for 3 awards at the UK Rail Industry Awards 2016....


How to solve the Productivity Puzzle
Unipart launches productivity campaign

By Laura Bennett
11 November 2015 12:30:07

Unipart, Europe’s leading logistics, manufacturing and consultancy group, is launching a new campaign promoting productivity improvement in Britain....


Unipart Rail renews partnership with Bibby Distribution
New contract extends partnership of almost 20 years

By Laura Bennett
14 October 2015 11:00:31

We are delighted to have renewed our contract with Bibby Distribution, extending our partnership of almost 20 years....


Reduce failure rate of Trackside Functional Modules
SSI Series from PD Devices

By Laura Bennett
28 July 2015 10:22:04

Unipart Rail are working in partnership with PD Devices, helping customers to reduce the failure rate of Trackside Functional Modules.

The SSI series is a range of all-mode surge arrestors developed in conjunction with Network Rail and designed to improve Solid State Interlock performance.

The serie...


Africa Rail 2015
Unipart Rail exhibited with Gear Group

By Laura Bennett
30 June 2015 11:39:29

Unipart Rail exhibited at Africa Rail 2015, Africa's largest and longest running transport event. The event is took place from 30th June to 1st July at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa.

We were exhibiting with our South African based partner Gear Group.

Gear group is a speci...


Unipart Dorman exhibits at Railtex 2015
Excellent feedback received on new products and innovations

By Laura Bennett
20 May 2015 13:34:43

Unipart Dorman exhibited at Railtex 2015 which took place from 12th - 14th May at the NEC in Birmingham.

Recognised as the largest rail exhibition in the UK, Railtex provided us with an ideal platform to highlight our extensive capabilities in design, manufacturing and innovation and we received exc...


Success for Unipart Dorman Wheelers
£1,200 raised for Cyclists Fighting Cancer

By Laura Bennett
11 May 2015 23:23:45

On Saturday 9th May, the “Dorman Wheelers” cycling team set off from Crewe at 9am. After a 100km journey (a little bit more for one of the sub-teams who took a couple of diversions!), all 14 riders cycled safely into Southport arriving about 4pm for a well earned refreshment at the Thatch and Thistl...


Launch of new Express website
The quick and easy online ordering solution

By Laura Bennett
21 April 2015 13:21:24

We have combined our knowledge and expertise in inventories, software and distribution to develop a unique online solution aimed at providing our customers with complete supply chain flexibility and making it even easier for customers to do business with us.

Express by Unipart Rail is a new online t...


Unipart Dorman awarded distinction in top International Safety Awards
Recognising our commitment to health and safety

By Laura Bennett
16 March 2015 14:27:33

Unipart Dorman has been awarded an International Safety Award with distinction by the British Safety Council, in recognition of our commitment to keeping our workers and workplaces healthy and safe during the 2014 calendar year.

This fantastic achievement clearly demonstrates our dedication and comm...


One of a kind technology, designed to save time and money
The Hilti X-BT System - an innovative solution

By Laura Bennett
24 February 2015 14:20:29

The Hilti X-BT is a Railway Fastening System which provides an innovative solution to the installation of track circuit connections.

Fully approved by Network Rail, the Hilti X-BT is lightweight and portable, eliminating the requirement for heavy and time consuming equipment.

The system uses an inte...


Modular Signalling from Unipart Dorman - setting the standard for the future
Our innovative modular signalling range has been featured in the February edition of Rail Professional Magazine as part of a Signalling Solutions feature.

By Laura Bennett
16 February 2015 10:48:58

Modular Signalling was developed as a result of the challenge posed to the industry by Network Rail, requesting innovative solutions to reduce costs of re-signalling projects for rural railways.

Signalling Solutions, in collaboration with Unipart Dorman, rose to the challenge and are now setting the...


Unipart Dorman recognised for innovation
As featured in The Rail Engineer

By Laura Bennett
18 December 2014 16:21:31

Unipart Dorman has been highlighted as one of the best known names in the rail market to be attending Railtex in 2015, as featured in the December edition of The Rail Engineer.

The exhibition, which takes place from the 12th – 14th May at the NEC, Birmingham, is one of the UK’s largest rail exhibiti...


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I am the Infrastructure and Digital Marketing Manager for Unipart Rail. I am passionate about all things digital and within my role I manage all digital activities and communications for the business including the company websites, social media and email communications.
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