Did you see us at Railtex?
We had lots to talk about!

By Dave Tilmouth
27 April 2017 08:35:50



New technologies are the lifeblood of the railways and at Unipart Rail we're bringing lots of new ideas into our portfolio....
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Offsite factory opening
OLE fabrication facility in Crewe

By Dave Tilmouth
06 April 2017 09:34:30



An innovative approach to overhead line fabrication has led to the opening of a third fabrication facility, developed by Unipart rail and VolkerRail, in Crewe.



Officially opened by Network Rail’s major programme director, Chris Montgomery, the new facility will pre-assemble all overhead line mate...
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FSP Technology Gains Approval
Class II Technology from Unipart Rail

By Dave Tilmouth
26 October 2016 11:40:46



The Unipart Rail range of FSPs has now gained Network Rail acceptance for use on the UK infrastructure....
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New logistics centre for Thales opens
Supporting the LUL 4LM project

By Dave Tilmouth
14 July 2016 16:01:24



Unipart Rail is providing a full logistics service to Thales for LUL's 4LM project....
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Did you STOP and see us at Rail Live?
Unipart Rail, Unipart Dorman and Park Signalling exhibit together

By Dave Tilmouth
27 June 2016 14:35:52



A great couple of days at Long Marston...
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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...
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More interest at Infrarail
The Unipart Dorman Assisted Lift Trunnion was a show highlight

By Dave Tilmouth
22 April 2016 11:18:34



We demonstrated the Assisted Lift Trunnion, Unipart Dorman iLS, CLS Lite, SPARTA Relay Test Unit and the Level Crossing in Box...
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Everyone likes a steam locomotive
And we've fitted our AWS & TPWS kit on the North Norfolk Railway

By Dave Tilmouth
21 March 2016 09:45:53



RSSB CCS away day visits Sherringham to see the loco in action, and enjoy lunch on the Serringham to Holt return trip....
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Plug & Play with Network Rail
Mini-expo at Westwood Event

By Dave Tilmouth
07 October 2015 13:27:33



Sudden and persistent downpours didn't dampen the messages at the Network Rail Plug & Play event at their Westwood training centre in Coventry. ...
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UGL Unipart wins Aus $131m Contract
Sydney Trains' Tangara Technology Upgrade

By Dave Tilmouth
05 August 2015 08:41:48



The award of an AUS $131 million contract by Transport for NSW to UGL Unipart Rail Services Pty Limited (UGL Unipart Rail) for the technology upgrade of the Tangara passenger rail fleet has been announced.

In support of Transport for NSW’s drive for a more efficient and effective transport system, U...
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The Digital Railway
More new technology in the pipeline

By Dave Tilmouth
22 January 2015 12:50:54



At Unipart Rail we recognise that universities are 'hothouses' of new talent and ideas, which is why we partner with them to bring new technology into the railway.

One of these relationships is with Manchester Metropolitan University where we have established a KTP (Knowledge Transfer Partnership), ...
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New joint venture announced
Unipart Rail and Lucchini create LUR Ltd, covering railway wheel, wheelset and bogie activities.

By Dave Tilmouth
25 November 2014 11:52:15



In a move to continue to deliver value-adding services to the rail industry, Unipart Rail and Lucchini RS Group have announced a new Joint Venture – LUR Ltd – to cover the railway wheel, wheelsets and bogie activities of both companies.

The business, which will bring together the entire Lucchini UK...
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If you missed Innotrans...
...you missed a great show!

By Dave Tilmouth
29 September 2014 08:08:09



It's the biggest rail exhibition in the world, and the scale of InnoTrans can only be appreciated by being one of the 100,000 people visiting the 44 halls, seeing the 2500 exhibitors.

During the show we unveiled our new corporate 'look' and focused on our seven new 'propositions', as well as display...
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Unipart Dorman’s lightweight signals strike the right chord
Delivering benefits to the Todmorden Curve project

By Dave Tilmouth
10 July 2014 15:00:04



The benefits of Unipart Dorman’s lightweight signals have been featured in the industry publication ‘the rail engineer’.

The feature focuses on the Todmorden Curve project, a £9.6 million initiative to relay the curve which was originally severed in 1972. This project is being run via a joint collab...
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Another Successful Panel Installation
Unipart Rail assists Network Rail at Perth Signal Box

By Nicola Holt
03 September 2013 13:07:55



In this month's Rail Infrastructure our work on the refurbishment of panels in the Perth Signal Box has been featured.

Unipart Rail's York Service Centre has worked closely with Network Rail in successfully completing the refurbishment of the control panel in the Perth Signal Box. The newly configu...
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Simpler, Speedier, Superior Solutions for Signalling
CLSLITE- Third Generation Signalling Technology

By Nicola Holt
26 June 2013 11:17:57



In this month's edition of Rail Infrastructure there is a feature on the latest generation of Unipart Dorman signalling - the CLSLITE.

Stepping up to Network Rail's challenge to accelerate innovation is the core focus of Unipart Dorman, delivering significant technological developments technological...
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Looking at Logistics
Increase efficiency & improve reliability in delivery performance

By Nicola Holt
13 December 2012 15:51:11



Unipart Rail offers a unique and wide range of specialist services to the rail project market, working with key clients such as Atkins, Balfour Beatty, Carillion, Keltbray, Invensys and Network Rail. We have developed a tailored menu of services ideal to assist and support project contractors in the...
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DiesoLiFT™10
Novel Multi-Functional Innovative High Performance Fuel Additive

By Dave Tilmouth
05 September 2012 10:59:02



Fuel Technology Proven to reduce costs and improve performance

The issues associated with the rising cost of fuel are a burden to the international rail industry.

In recent years the increase of fuel costs has placed a large amount of pressure upon train operators. This has created a demand for in...
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Life Just Gets Hotter
Cool off with Cabcool

By Dave Tilmouth
17 August 2012 14:41:13



Driving a rail vehicle, be it passenger train, freight locomotive, tram or metro vehicle is a stressful

job at the best of time. The driver is required to concentrate for long periods of time often working in

confined and uncomfortable conditions.

xExtremes of weather; colder winters and hotter summ...
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