Africa Rail showcased our presence in Africa
Our stand....stood out!

By Dave Tilmouth
15 June 2017 14:25:20



Visitors to our stand were impressed...
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Unipart Rail and Aqueous Guard® Railtex Competition
Win a Hospitality Table at a Celebrity Cricket Match for 6 people

By Paul Markwell
04 May 2017 16:31:45



Aqueous Guard® and Unipart Rail are offering the chance to entertain your clients or colleagues with a hospitality table for 6 people including food and drink. The cricket match is The Lashings All Stars vs House of Commons & Lords Cricket team to be held at Broxbourne Cricket Club, Hertfordshire....
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Unipart Rail Crewe wins 'Best in Group'
At this years Unipart Way Awards

By Laura Bennett
02 May 2017 16:44:05



Unipart Rail in Crewe has been recognised as Best in Group at this year's Unipart Way Awards which were held on Thursday 27th April....
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Unipart Rail presented with supplier Recognition Award by EAO
Award recognises the outstanding service in supply of EAO products into the rail market.

By Paul Markwell
23 March 2017 11:22:18



Unipart Rail stock and distribute over 700 spare parts for the complete range of EAO Human Machine Interface components and solutions that are used in the UK rail sector and provide a fast response to customer’s needs with no minimum order quantities requirements.

Commenting on the relationship wi...
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Materials Reclamation
De-mobilising Warehousing and Stores

By Dave Tilmouth
21 February 2017 13:42:36



When Alstom were planning to de-mobilise their Peterborough stores, they turned to Unipart Rail to manage the process....
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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...
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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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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....
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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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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...
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Delivering Information Sessions for..
Integrated Lightweight Signal Post Lifting Winch

By Graham Scott
17 November 2015 10:41:55



As part of Unipart Dorman's commitment to providing excellent through-life support on the full range of its products, a number of informative product demonstrations have recently been delivered both at customer training centres and at the Unipart Dorman factory in Southport, Merseyside....
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Celebrating our commitment to continually improving road worker safety
Unipart Dorman ConeLITE is 21...

By Graham Scott
14 October 2015 15:24:27



A 21st Birthday is usually something most people celebrate, but chances are you won’t be raising a glass to the Unipart Dorman ConeLITE as the only time you notice them is when you are crawling through roadworks....
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Unipart Rail and Siemens gain joint BS 11000 Certification
Collaborative working at the heart of the long term relationship

By Dave Tilmouth
18 August 2015 15:59:02



Unipart Rail and Siemens Rail Systems have formalised their long-term business relationship by gaining BS 11000 Certification for the collaborative partnership that they have formed together.

The obtaining of BS 11000 Standard for Collaborative Business Relationships reflects the robust processes a...
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New Board Appointments at Unipart Rail T&RS
Three new appointments of Sales Director, Supply Chain Director and International Business Development Director

By Dave Tilmouth
28 July 2015 15:53:20



Unipart Rail have recently announced the appointment of three new Board members for the Traction and Rolling Stock (TRS) sector of their business.

The appointments are Kevin Orton who assumes the role of Sales Director, UK and Ireland, Balazs Berki is promoted to International Business Development ...
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The Overheads keep getting better
New OLE Fabrication Facility Opens

By Dave Tilmouth
14 July 2015 16:07:10



The new Unipart Rail and REAL Alliance Overhead Line Fabrication Facility in Doncaster opened on 13th July 2015.

At a ceremony attended by representatives from both organisations, a ribbon was cut to mark the official start to the building of fabrications for the REAL Alliance's work in upgrading th...
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Turning a problem into a solution in less than 24 hours
Unipart Dorman rise to the challenge

By Laura Bennett
30 June 2015 10:29:41



When one of Unipart Dorman's customers realised they needed a critical piece of equipment, the team rose to the challenge and pulled out all the stops in order to deliver trackside within 24 hours.

A major customer of Unipart Dorman, one of the UK's leading LED signalling and information systems pro...
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All I want for Christmas....
is a blockade.

By Dave Tilmouth
09 June 2015 08:59:29



VolkerRail were undertaking a Christmas ‘blockade’ - where a section of track is closed down to enable refurbishment - and required continuous supply of materials over the period 24th to 28th December.

Because this was an unexpected demand with a tight schedule, delivery failures were not an option....
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If you can think it - we can do it
Thinking outside the box

By Dave Tilmouth
20 April 2015 11:11:17



We’re all encouraged to ‘think outside the box’ – the feeling that if only we could put things together differently then we’d have a fantastic new solution. Many of these – like modern art – evoke a response “I could have done that” because of the simplicity of the solution, but it does need someone...
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Unipart Rail wins major Lean Transformation contract in Australia
Project won with Melbourne's tram network operator Yarra Trams.

By Dave Tilmouth
10 April 2015 10:44:21



Unipart Rail has recently been awarded a major contract with Melbourne's tram network, Australia, operated by Yarra Trams.

As part of the biggest tram depot redevelopment in Melbourne's history this will transform Preston Workshops into a state-of-the-art facility for new generation E-Class trams, ...
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Unipart Rail supports new international procurement initiative
Railsponsible is focused on sustainable procurement

By Dave Tilmouth
12 March 2015 08:34:00



Unipart Rail, as the leading Traction Rolling Stock supply chain management business in the UK was one of a select few invited to the launch of Railsponsible in Utrecht on the 4th March. The event, hosted by the Dutch train operator, NS, included other major European operators such as Deutsche Bahn ...
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Unipart Rail scoops Collaborative Working Award
UK Rail Industry Award presented to Unipart Rail for BS 11000 Collaboration

By Dave Tilmouth
24 February 2015 11:50:41



Unipart Rail was recognised as the best in the industry for collaborative working at the prestigious UK Rail Industry Awards (UKRIA) on the 19th February as they scooped the Collaborative Working Award.

The 2015 UK Rail Industry Awards are presented from a cross-industry panel of independent judges...
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Unipart Rail at Middle East Rail 2015
Supporting the Growth of the GCC Rail Sector

By Tom Maxwell
18 February 2015 12:54:52



Unipart Rail will be exhibiting at Middle East Rail 2015. Our Stand is within the UKTI Pavilion stand I34.

Held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, the expo is co-located with the region's leading conference on railway development strategy and technology for Government, rail...
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Due to popular demand....
A re-print of the 10th Edition Catalogue

By Dave Tilmouth
03 February 2015 10:32:55



Since we launched the 10th Edition Catalogue in Spring 2014, we've distributed 2500 copies free to our rail customers. And this means we've reached the end of the initial print run.

To make sure that we can continue to support the industry with this important 'bible' of Infrastructure materials, we'...
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Unipart Rail Up for an Award
Unipart Rail shortlisted for Collaborative Working Award

By Dave Tilmouth
19 December 2014 09:21:51



Unipart Rail have been shortlisted for a Collaborative Working Award at the UK Rail Industry Awards event to be held in February 2015. The nomination is based on the close working relationship created with First Group to develop processes and workflows required to have consistent, embedded and succe...
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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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A busy week in SE Asia and Australia
The first week in May saw our Australasia Team at two Rail Exhibitions – 3500 miles apart!

By Dave Tilmouth
29 April 2014 14:04:40



Two busy weeks and three tired colleagues! Both CORE in Adelaide and Rail Solutions Asia were busy exhibitions for our team in Australasia. We had lots of visitors finding out more about our technical innovations and supply chain services.

Thank you to everyone who visited us at the shows....
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Unipart Rail achieves BS 11000 Certification
Unipart Rail has become an industry leader in the deployment of collaborative working in the rail supply chain logistics sector and this have been evidenced with the recent certification to the BS 11000 Standard for Collaborative Business Relationships.

By Dave Tilmouth
27 February 2014 10:28:32



Unipart Rail already operated robust processes and governance structures that enable them to deliver value from existing relationships which will now be enhanced with the management of customer relationships with the implementation of the BS 11000 Standard framework.

The certified management system...
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Mobile Logistics in the UK
New Commissioning Spares Van for Atkins

By Dave Tilmouth
25 February 2014 14:42:37



In the Feb/March 2014 edition of Rail Infrastructure magazine, we demonstrated how we are adding value to our partnership with Atkins by fitting out a 'Commissioning Spares' van for their projects work.

You can read how we did this by reading the full article by clicking here....
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The best blockade ever!
Unipart Rail supplies key OHLE materials for Wigan to Preston Blockade

By Dave Tilmouth
02 August 2013 16:00:06



It's not often that a blockade happens. The last one was during the remodelling of the West Coast route. And blockades have never returned the line to use at more than 50mph.

The Wigan to Preston blockade is the first to return a line to use at 80mph - and Unipart Rail played its part in the success...
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