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...
Read more...



Anglian Water select Unipart Rail to deliver their logistics requirements for next 5 years
New 5-year Contract

By Dave Tilmouth
25 January 2017 09:57:05



Unipart Rail Ltd and Anglian Water Services Ltd (Anglian Water) have signed a 5-year contract for the delivery of logistics services across the whole of the Anglian Water operation. ...
Read more...



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....
Read more...



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...
Read more...



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....
Read more...



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....
Read more...



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....
Read more...



The key to the problem of locks...
...is to have no key.

By Dave Tilmouth
22 July 2015 09:41:10



At Unipart Rail we have for a long time supplied specialist BR padlocks and a wide range of standard padlocks for use across the railways. Now we've added to this a small range of combination padlocks - so lost keys are a thing of the past. These padlocks are perfect for internal and external use wh...
Read more...



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....
Read more...



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...
Read more...



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'...
Read more...



Kwik-Step Down Under
Unipart Rail representing Kwik-Step in Australia

By Dave Tilmouth
03 December 2014 10:52:13



Fast and Efficient. No foundations and Minimum Groundwork.

As we expand our portfolio in Australia and New Zealand, we now are the sole representative for the UK company, Kwik-Step, in the territory 'down under'.

Kwik-step is a steel alternative to concrete for stairways, refuges and walkways, so it...
Read more...



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...
Read more...



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....
Read more...



Overheads are a good thing
The new Unipart Rail Infrastructure catalogue, which includes a large section on Overhead Line equipment, has now been printed and copies will be distributed this month.

By Dave Tilmouth
31 March 2014 14:14:52



We have enhanced the Overhead Line section of our catalogue by adding a wide selection of new products and introducing new sub-categories to make finding the right equipment even easier for our customers. Click here to view the online version of our Overhead Line catalogue listings.

We also have a s...
Read more...



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....
Read more...



New Catalogue Launched
Register now for your copy

By Dave Tilmouth
25 February 2014 14:32:09



If you’re working with an old version of the Unipart Rail catalogue, you’ll be pleased to know that the new edition of the ‘Industry Bible’ is now available.

Updated with new products and an enhanced Overhead Line section and incorporating information on Plug Play and Level Crossing systems build, c...
Read more...



Innovation Everywhere
but especially at AusRail PLUS

By Dave Tilmouth
28 November 2013 05:49:20



The three days of AusRail PLUS are now over and a foot-weary team of UK and Australian Unipart Rail colleagues can put their feet up knowing it's been a good event.

The stand theme of 'Innovation Everywhere' covered the products on display, the Lean expertise in operational improvement and the Globa...
Read more...



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...
Read more...



Innovating your Supply Chain
Using technologies to improve performance

By Nicola Holt
02 January 2013 11:18:48



Innovating your Supply Chain

Unipart Rail offers a unique and wide range of specialist services to the rail project market, working with key clients such as Atkins, Invensys, Carillion, Balfour Beatty, Keltbray Network Rail. We have developed a tailored menu of services to assist and support project...
Read more...



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...
Read more...




View more


Welcome to
the Unipart Rail and Unipart Dorman blog



Click here at any time
to return to the Blog Home
Recent Tweets
Authors
      
Search Our Blogs
Commenting Guidelines

By commenting on this blog you agree to abide by our Terms and Conditions. Although we will do our utmost to avoid it, we reserve the right to edit, move or delete any comments which do not follow the guidelines provided