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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Unipart Rail playing a leading role in the Very Light Rail train development project
New train design to provide additional capacity with lower capital cost

By Paul Markwell
14 February 2017 09:03:22



Unipart Rail are one of the leaders of the consortium of companies and research establishments that have developed the initial designs for a Very Light Rail (VLR) train that will cost 50% of traditional passenger vehicles. The train will have a unique self-powered bogie with an integral, hybrid pro...
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New Graduate intake begins
We are looking for our next stars of tomorrow.

By Dave Tilmouth
29 December 2016 10:48:54



Unipart Rail currently has over 25 graduates who are making valued contributions to the advancement of our business and our customers. New applicants are now being sought....
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Unipart Rail win Best Large Business Award for second year running
Award presented at the Doncaster Chamber Business Awards

By Paul Markwell
09 December 2016 12:55:46



For the second year running Unipart Rail's T&RS Division has been awarded the Best Large Business in the Doncaster region for 2016. This is a unique honour to be recognised again as the leading company in the area and one that the Company is justifiably proud to receive. The annual Doncaster Chamber...
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Unipart Rail T&RS leads the way to achieve BS 11000 re-certification
Collaborative success

By Dave Tilmouth
01 November 2016 14:32:31



Unipart Rail’s Traction and Rolling Stock Division has been re-certified to the highly regarded BS 11000 Standard for Collaborative Working. The Standard is the benchmark in the rail industry as to how forward thinking businesses should work with customers and suppliers to improve performance and re...
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The new Centre for Innovation in Rail opens in Huddersfield
Unipart Rail is proud to play a major part in the development and launch of the new rail innovation centre

By Dave Tilmouth
17 October 2016 09:03:25



As part of the Institute of Railway Research the new Centre for Innovation in Rail had its grand opening this week at the University of Huddersfield....
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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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