Unipart Dorman achieves ISO 9001:2015
Quality Management System Certification

By Nicola Holt
14 March 2017 09:49:22



Unipart Dorman are pleased to announce they have achieved the latest ISO9001:2015 Quality Management System standard....
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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 acquires leading technology company Instrumentel Ltd
Unipart Rail has acquired a controlling stake in one of the UK’s leading technology companies, Instrumentel Ltd, to help drive the digital modernisation of the railway.

By Paul Markwell
06 February 2017 16:29:24



Instrumentel Ltd is a leader in the design and manufacture of telemetry systems for rail, automotive and industrial processes. The company provides products to give insights into operational performance such as through ‘real time’ remote condition monitoring and diagnostics.

The acquisition is an ...
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Supporting Banbury Resignalling Programme
with iLS and CLS LITE

By Graham Scott
08 November 2016 14:55:09



Unipart Dorman is proud to have played a significant part in the huge success that Siemens Rail Automotive made of the recent Banbury Resignalling Programme. ...
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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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Rail Electrification Delivery Group Visits Doncaster
Insight into Offsite factory for OHLE

By Dave Tilmouth
26 August 2016 11:46:42



The Rail Electrification Delivery Group (REDG) consisting of representatives including Network Rail, VolkerRail, Carillion and RIA are pictured visiting the Doncaster Overhead Line Assembly Facility....
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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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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....
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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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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....
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How Air Alkaline Batteries contribute to Road Worker Safety
Improving road lamp performance

By Graham Scott
03 February 2016 14:26:01



When a cold snap hits, the first thing that Traffic Management companies notice is the increased frequency of battery changes in road danger lamps needed to maintain their effectiveness....
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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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Four seasons in one AusRail
Variable weather didn’t keep visitors away

By Dave Tilmouth
03 December 2015 09:19:56



If you were in Melbourne for AusRail at the end of November, you’ll have noticed that the weather ranged from 17 to 33 degrees Celsius during the three days of the show....
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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....
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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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Do you want to be part of the 10%?
Productivity improvements that can be sustained

By Dave Tilmouth
15 May 2015 10:10:23



Less 10% of businesses that embark on a lean journey sustain it, because the grass grows back quoted Unipart CEO John Neill in a recent FT article.

The reasons? Resistance to change and lack of employee empowerment - issues which affect many businesses today. But there is a solution.

Read John Neill...
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Innovation Success in Australia
ARTC Approves the Hollow Sleeper

By Dave Tilmouth
08 May 2015 09:58:17



This is a further example of Unipart Rail delivering innovation into the railways - this time in Australia!

It's great example of how our position in the supply chain enables us to identify new products and work with the approval authorities across different countries - and continents - to improve t...
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Learn at 10 and do at 11 — that’s the Unipart Way
Most money spent on training is wasted, says John Neill, who wants to change that.

By Dave Tilmouth
21 July 2014 08:51:16



John Neill is not only a businessman, he is also dean of a university in a way — the Unipart Way, that is.

Two decades ago Neill decided that staff at Unipart Group needed more development opportunities if the business was to remain competitive, but he was not impressed with the training options ava...
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Busy days at Rail Live
Good weather prevailed for the two-day event

By Dave Tilmouth
20 June 2014 09:32:41



If you were at Rail Live 2014, then you'll share our excitement at this brilliant new addition to the rail calendar.

The event was massive, and because it was a technology event rather than an 'exhibition', many of the displays were hands-on and interactive. On our stand, we had the new OLE aluminiu...
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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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