Preventing Damage at Points
during Engineering Works

By Graham Scott
26 June 2017 14:05:04



Points are vulnerable to damage during engineering works from On Track Plant (OTP) or Road-Rail Vehicles (RRV) running through them when they aren’t set to allow the vehicle movement, a phenomenon known as Points Run Through (PRT). ...
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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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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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Celebrating 50 years of Road Safety Improvements
from the Dorman Smith TrafiLAMP to the ConeLITE Synchro

By Graham Scott
24 October 2016 14:43:21



2016 sees a milestone achievement for Unipart Dorman and its journey in the development and use of road safety lamps for the last 50 years.

The Dorman Smith TrafiLAMP was the first lamp of its kind to be used across the UK infrastructure back in 1966 along with many other firsts......
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Is 20 Plenty?
How can we increase safety and reduce speed?

By Graham Scott
07 September 2016 10:39:38



Many UK local authorities have implemented 20mph limits in residential areas as best practice for protecting the vulnerable road user and to deliver safer, healthier, people-friendly streets. ...
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Success at Grapevine, Texas
RSSI Exhibition 2016

By Nicola Holt
13 July 2016 11:14:00



Unipart Dorman would like to thank all visitors to our booth during the recent RSSI exhibition, we had a great time exhibiting at the show, meeting new and existing customers....
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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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The Latest in Signal Mounting Technology is Delivered
Assisted Lift Trunnion from Unipart Dorman

By Graham Scott
07 June 2016 16:07:36



The first deliveries of the new Unipart Dorman Assisted Lift Trunnion (ALT) were recently made for re-signalling works at Banbury in Oxfordshire....
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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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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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Nestle Select Unipart Dorman VATCS
in Canada

By Nicola Holt
27 January 2016 11:32:14



Nestle Canada have selected Unipart Dorman Posted Speed Series VATCS to be deployed on a pilot traffic calming project at the Airport Road, Brampton location....
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ConeLITE Synchro Guide Showcases at ATSSA 2016
January 31 - February 2 2016 New Orleans

By Nicola Holt
13 January 2016 12:12:58



The Unique ConeLITE Synchro design now allows sequential light taper guide deployment to be virtually simultaneous with the deployment of the cone taper....
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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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Improving Rural Road Safety
with VAS signage from Unipart Dorman

By Nicola Holt
28 October 2015 13:00:23



Three people died on country roads every day last year....

With over 1000 people killed and over 9000 seriously injured on our country roads in 2014, highlighting the dangers ahead and making our roads safer is paramount*....
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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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Pennsylvania SynchroGUIDE Pilot receives positive feedback
Our innovative technology has an immediate impact

By Laura Bennett
28 September 2015 16:00:01



Over the summer we featured a story on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission who were piloting our SynchroGUIDE technology on the westbound I76 turnpike Susquehanna River Bridge project.

The pilot was set up with support from our strategic national partner Roadsafe Traffic Systems.

We are delighted t...
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Counting the difference with Armadillo
The Township of King see immediate results

By Laura Bennett
14 July 2015 11:27:39



The Township of King in Ontario were experiencing reliability and vandalism issues with their tube based counters. As a result of this, they were looking for a radar based solution that would be safer, more efficient and could be utilized year round for counting traffic and assessing speeding concer...
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Unipart Dorman hits the press again
Speed feedback signs installed in Spalding

By Laura Bennett
09 July 2015 09:17:32



Two new Unipart Dorman DF11 Speed Feedback signs have been installed in Spalding as part of our affiliation with the Lincolnshire Road Safety Partnership.

The installation has been featured by the Spalding Guardian and the article highlights the benefits that the signs can deliver in terms of increa...
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Increasing Safety with Posted Speed Limit VATCS
Pennsylvania State DOT commence field evaluation

By Laura Bennett
06 July 2015 10:03:17



The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation have recently kicked off a field testing performance evaluation of the Posted Speed Limit VATCS in Allentown, PA.

Unipart Dorman were in attendance at the installation event of 2 new signs on Basin Street, supported by our local partner Traffic Calming U...
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Africa Rail 2015
Unipart Rail exhibited with Gear Group

By Laura Bennett
30 June 2015 11:39:29



Unipart Rail exhibited at Africa Rail 2015, Africa's largest and longest running transport event. The event is took place from 30th June to 1st July at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa.

We were exhibiting with our South African based partner Gear Group.

Gear group is a speci...
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Pro B LITE to feature on Firestore.com
Innovative technology designed to increase safety

By Laura Bennett
23 June 2015 13:19:49



1996 - the Dawn of e-Commerce: The explosive growth of Witmer Public Safety Group, Inc. began when firefighter Jim Witmer and his family launched HelmetPartsSource.com - one of the first online stores specifically for firefighters.

Before long they launched TheFireStore.com and began to change the w...
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SynchroGUIDE - Changing the face of Work Zones
Pennsylvania Turnpike pilots sequential work zone tapers

By Laura Bennett
22 June 2015 11:41:33



Following the successful achievement of Bulletin 15 product approval status for the SynchroGUIDE with Pennsylvania DOT, Unipart Dorman were delighted to hear that the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission are to pilot the sequential warning light technology on the westbound I76 turnpike Susquehanna River...
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Counterfeit Exposed
What is the true cost of buying counterfeit?

By Laura Bennett
10 June 2015 10:38:19



We have probably all seen the touts ambling down the beach toward us whilst on holiday, adorned in the latest 'Joakley' sunglasses, arms covered in 'TAG Hour' and 'Blightling' watches and draped with 'Hermiss' scarves and 'Channel' belts. Some of them may be very convincing copies, so why not have s...
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Unipart Dorman exhibits at Railtex 2015
Excellent feedback received on new products and innovations

By Laura Bennett
20 May 2015 13:34:43



Unipart Dorman exhibited at Railtex 2015 which took place from 12th - 14th May at the NEC in Birmingham.

Recognised as the largest rail exhibition in the UK, Railtex provided us with an ideal platform to highlight our extensive capabilities in design, manufacturing and innovation and we received exc...
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Traffex 2015
Unipart Dorman recently exhibited at Traffex 2015

By Laura Bennett
20 April 2015 09:36:46



The Unipart Dorman Traffic Team recently exhibited at Traffex....

The most important event this year for the international traffic management, road safety and transport industries, this exhibition provides an ideal platform for us to demonstrate our innovations and capabilities in the Traffic Manage...
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Now protecting even more trackside workers
ST-CRID achieves Network Rail acceptance

By Dave Tilmouth
16 April 2015 13:17:07



We developed the Self-Testing Current Rail Indicator Device (ST-CRID) for London Underground and for the past ten years it has been protecting their track-side workers.

We’re really pleased that we also now have Network Rail Acceptance on the device and are already giving that extra level of securit...
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Unipart Dorman awarded distinction in top International Safety Awards
Recognising our commitment to health and safety

By Laura Bennett
16 March 2015 14:27:33



Unipart Dorman has been awarded an International Safety Award with distinction by the British Safety Council, in recognition of our commitment to keeping our workers and workplaces healthy and safe during the 2014 calendar year.

This fantastic achievement clearly demonstrates our dedication and comm...
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Our solution to road safety – as seen on TV!
Unipart Dorman’s Road Safety Partnership receives a fantastic response from local authorities and councillors.

By Laura Bennett
03 February 2015 15:33:55



Our Road Safety Partnership initiative in Lincolnshire has received an excellent response from local councillors and residents and it has now hit the headlines, being featured by both the BBC and the ITV as part of a community speed watch initiative.

A press event was held on Monday 2nd February in ...
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Unipart Dorman recognised for innovation
As featured in The Rail Engineer

By Laura Bennett
18 December 2014 16:21:31



Unipart Dorman has been highlighted as one of the best known names in the rail market to be attending Railtex in 2015, as featured in the December edition of The Rail Engineer.

The exhibition, which takes place from the 12th – 14th May at the NEC, Birmingham, is one of the UK’s largest rail exhibiti...
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Road Expo 2014
Unipart Dorman demonstrate innovation in Road Safety

By Dave Tilmouth
30 October 2014 14:14:10



Unipart Dorman exhibited at Road Expo Scotland 2014, which took place on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th November at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh.

The show was an ideal platform for us to demonstrate our knowledge and expertise in the Traffic Management and Road Safety Market and we received ...
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Safety is paramount
A new level of protection for electrification workers

By Dave Tilmouth
24 October 2014 14:41:53



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Working at Height. Moving Vehicles. Dark Worksites. There's lots of reasons why track workers wear hi-vis.

But for those who are working with overhead lines, third rail or in power supply areas there's another danger....
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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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TPWSfour formally launched
New web pages now active!

By Dave Tilmouth
25 June 2013 15:48:54



TPWSfour© is Unipart Rail's new generation of its successfull TPWS/AWS system for train protection, and our new web pages are now up and running.

TPWSfour© is designed to fully comply with GE/RT8030 Issue 4 and GE/RT8035 Issue 2. These updated standards require all new vehicles built or undertaking ...
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Traffic Solutions Reference Guide by Unipart Dorman
Order your copy now!

By Nicola Holt
19 March 2013 16:49:31



We are pleased to make available the new Traffic Solutions Reference Guide, providing information about our Vehicle Activated Signs and their applications.

Promoting a safer driving culture and tackling problem areas in your community is important, to find out how we can help you, download the new T...
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Lighting the way for track and infrastructure workers
LightStick and Light Shapes

By Dave Tilmouth
17 August 2012 14:41:13



Unipart Rail's range of lighting sticks and light shapes help safety and productivity at track and infrastructure worksites. The Lightsticks are already installed in many UK rail passenger coachers for use in emergency situations at night or for tunnel evacuations

Following a number of product demon...
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