Park Signalling Director Awarded Trophy
IRSE recognises contribution

By Dave Tilmouth
04 July 2018 10:05:16



Long standing Section Secretary (and Park Signalling Director) Bill Redfern, was presented with the Chairman’s Trophy, an annual award recognising dedication, support and continued commitment to the Section, Institution and the railway industry itself....

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Launch of new partnership signals a revolution in Africa’s rail supply chain
New partnership with Gear Rail

By Dave Tilmouth
13 June 2018 11:16:31



Today Unipart Rail and Gear Rail have signed a partnership agreement, cementing a relationship with has been built over the last four years....

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Unipart Rail continues to support the Railway Benefit Fund
with a raffle at their recent Business Collaboration Dinner

By Nicola Holt
31 May 2018 13:01:08



The Railway Benefit Fund is a local charity which supports all members of the Railway family during challenging / difficult times whether through health issues or financial hardship....

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Unipart Rail achieve International Collaborative Working Standard
Unipart Rail has become one of the first companies in the UK rail industry to be approved to ISO 44001

By Paul Markwell
29 May 2018 16:57:06



Unipart Rail has become one of the first companies in the UK rail industry to be approved to the International Collaborative business relationship management systems ISO 44001:2017 Standard. The new Standard is the international equivalent of BS11000 which Unipart Rail has held for the past 5 years...

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Visit Unipart Rail at InfraRail
1 - 3 May, Excel, London

By Nicola Holt
26 April 2018 16:08:42



Visit us on stand G30 to understand how Digital technology has been transforming our approach to asset management, and how our vision for the future rail industry supply chain will transform the industry....

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Unipart Rail and INPS Environmental Products establish a key trading partner Distribution Agreement
INPS looks forward to bringing its products to the rest of the world by partnering with Unipart Rail

By Paul Markwell
24 April 2018 11:43:41



Unipart Rail is pleased to announce the establishment of a key trading partner Distribution Agreement with INPS Environmental Products Inc.(IEP). ...

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New IRSE Chairman Announced
for the Midland and North Western Section

By Nicola Holt
13 April 2018 12:31:01



Park Signalling’s Business Development Director, Ian Allison, has been appointed as the next Chairman of the Midland & North Western Section, for the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (IRSE) for the 2018 to 2019 session....

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The Economic Contribution of UK Rail Report Launch
£36bn contribution to the economy

By Dave Tilmouth
27 February 2018 17:00:59



Unipart Rail has been part of new economic research from Oxford Economics, published by the Railway Industry Association (RIA), which has shown that the economic value of the UK rail network is significantly higher than previously thought....

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Thumbs up, emissions down!
2017 Energy and Waste Figures are in!

By Dave Tilmouth
12 February 2018 09:50:19



Corporate responsibility is very important to us - and huge reductions in our energy usages over the last four years mean that we are lessening our impact on the environment. And we've also reported big reductions in waste generation....

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Employee Awards Event
Recognising Exceptional Contribution

By Dave Tilmouth
25 January 2018 14:05:20



Our Employee Event on 12th January recognised 36 members of the team who have delivered an exceptional contribution in 2017....

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Unipart Rail team up with Ferrartis
Solutions to reduce storage and transit space, environmental impact and costs

By Paul Markwell
17 January 2018 13:07:00



Unipart Rail have teamed up with specialist design engineers Ferrartis to provide a unique combination of resources to identify and build holistic solutions for storage and transit requirements that will save costs, space and environmental impact....

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Unipart Rail joins the Railway Industry Supplier Approval Scheme (RISAS)
The first company to be certified to the S02 module that covers Products Groups Procurement, Storage and Transport Processes

By Paul Markwell
12 October 2017 07:01:27



Unipart Rail are the latest in a long list of railway industry suppliers to be certified by the Railway Industry Supplier Approval Scheme (RISAS), run by RSSB. They are the first to have been certified to the S02 module that covers Products Groups Procurement, Storage and Transport Processes.

Unipa...

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Unipart Rail sites achieve Swords of Honour
British Safety Council recognises our achievements

By Dave Tilmouth
19 October 2017 07:46:32



We are thrilled that our sites in Doncaster, Southport and Crewe have achieved the British Safety Council's prestigious Sword of Honour award....

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British Safety Council 5 Star Award!
Next stop: Swords of Honour!

By Dave Tilmouth
25 September 2017 12:19:31



We are pleased to announce that Unipart Rail achieved a five-star grading for three sites (Crewe, Southport and Doncaster) from its recent Five Star Occupational Health and Safety Audit conducted by the British Safety Council....

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Rail Safety Week at Unipart Rail
Heightened awareness encouraged

By Dave Tilmouth
25 September 2017 10:01:21



Our sites are a mix of offices, logistics centres and workshops, so we have a wide range of activities where safety is our top priority....

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Save Billions with the Unipart Way
Sunday Times interviews John Neill

By Dave Tilmouth
29 August 2017 10:33:19



The Sunday Times has spotlighted the potential billions that could be saved by the wider application of the Unipart Way in both private and public businesses.



Headlined 'Boost your efficiency with a daily huddle', Tommy Stubbington (Sunday Times Economic Correspondent) explains that lagging produ...

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Unipart Rail appoints a Non-Executive Director
David Mcloughlin bring his extensive experience to the Unipart Rail Board

By Paul Markwell
21 August 2017 09:32:32



Unipart Rail has recently appointed David Mcloughlin as a non-Executive Director to join the Rail Board.

David was previously Finance and Commercial Director of Network Rail Infrastructure’s division and Chief Executive of Spencer Group, a Hull-based civil engineering company. He will bring his ...

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Launch of £92m UK railway research partnership
Unipart Rail to be an active member

By Dave Tilmouth
11 July 2017 14:51:59



Unipart Rail is a member of a partnership between the rail supply industry and a consortium of seven universities which has secured £92 million to fund research aimed at establishing the UK as a world-leading centre of railway excellence....

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Unipart Rail at "Women in Rail"
Derby Conference Centre hosts event

By Laura Bennett
05 July 2017 10:17:05



Women in Rail was created to improve diversity in the UK rail industry through providing networking opportunities and support for all women within the sector, and Unipart Rail sent a large delegation to the event held on 29th June at the Derby Conference Centre....

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LUR overhauls Manchester production site
£1.4m investment revolutionises the facility

By Dave Tilmouth
15 June 2017 09:24:22



Train overhaul company Lucchini Unipart Rail (LUR) has used a £1.4m funding boost to revolutionise its Manchester production site....

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Highest safety award for Unipart Rail!
Outstanding achievement for the team

By Dave Tilmouth
16 June 2017 11:47:45



At the British Safety Council Awards on 5th May, Unipart Rail was awarded a Distinction for our focused and structured approach to ensuring safety in our operations....

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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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Waste not.....
Reduced Waste and Energy Uses

By Dave Tilmouth
10 March 2017 09:59:51



It's an economic benefit to reduce energy usage, but it's also environmentally sound. We've been working hard to reduce our energy usage and now the results are in we're delighted to announce that 2016 was one of our best years for improvements!...

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Unipart Rail gain significant logistics support contract with American Transport Authority
Unipart Rail have been appointed as the Lean Consultancy partner by MANCON

By Paul Markwell
08 March 2017 07:32:09



Unipart Rail have been appointed as the Lean Consultancy partner by MANCON, based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA. Likewise, MANCON have been selected by the Massachusetts Bay Transport Authority (MBTA) in Boston to support the management of its spare parts warehouses and depot stores for the regio...

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A more Powerful company
Unipart Rail Acquires Samuel James Engineering

By Dave Tilmouth
01 June 2017 09:43:10



Samuel James is a well respected player in the specialised discipline of high quality electrical control panels and switchboards, and its capabilities fit perfectly with our own market-leading signalling and control location case and REB manufacture. Unipart Rail today announces the acquisition of t...

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Rail Safety Week?
EVERY week is Safety Week

By Dave Tilmouth
26 September 2016 11:08:47



Although we have a permanent focus on safety, pausing and taking stock can shine a new light on possible risks....

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Technology and Supply Chain Optimisation
Another successful Innotrans

By Dave Tilmouth
23 September 2016 12:29:16



The four day show has been a great success for us - both for new contacts and for meeting with existing partners....

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Unipart Group comes out on Top
Unipart programme wins top training award

By Dave Tilmouth
22 August 2016 15:31:06



Unipart Group has received a Princess Royal Training Award in recognition of its in-house management training and development programme. ...

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Doncaster Rail Conference 2016
Unipart Rail sponsor successful rail event

By Dave Tilmouth
13 July 2016 11:27:54



Unipart Rail was a proud sponsor of this year’s Doncaster Rail Conference 2016. Hosted during Rail Week and organised by Business Doncaster the event draws delegates from across the country to hear from global organisations about the future of rail....

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