LED Wig Wag celebrates its 10th year
since approval for use at Level Crossings

By Graham Scott
24 July 2017 16:03:59



July 2017 sees ten years since the Unipart Dorman/Unipart Rail LED Wig Wag head for level crossings was first approved for use....
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Did you miss us at Rail Live?
Then you missed a lot of technology!

By Dave Tilmouth
28 June 2017 16:10:12



Whatever your interest in products for the rail infrastructure, there was something of interest for you at Rail Live!...
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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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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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Unipart Dorman releases the latest edition of the Lightweight Signalling E-Handbook
A complete guide to our Lightweight Signalling range.

By Nicola Holt
15 November 2016 21:11:27



We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Lightweight Signalling E-Handbook - an online flip-book of our complete Lightweight Signalling Range of products....
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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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Supporting Scotty’s Little Soldiers
Our chosen charity which provides opportunities for armed forces children

By Graham Scott
18 July 2016 14:49:50



Unipart Dorman is proud to have the charity ‘Scotty’s Little Soldiers’ as its supported charity for Q3 2016. The charity provides opportunities for armed forces children who have lost a parent in action such as holidays at one of its Scotty Lodges and by providing gifts or special experiences to hel...
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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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New LED retrofit solution for mechanical searchlight wayside signals
will be demonstrated at RSSI

By Nicola Holt
24 June 2016 11:59:47



Visit Unipart Dorman on Booth 834 at the forthcoming RSSI Exhibition from 28th - 30th June, Grapevine, Texas...
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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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Unipart Rail acquires Park Signalling
Synergies will drive growth

By Dave Tilmouth
30 December 2015 13:45:40



We are pleased to advise that Unipart Rail has acquired the entire share capital of Park Signalling Limited as of 31st December 2015. The Company will continue to trade as Park Signalling Limited....
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We make the RIA shortlist - for 3 awards
Unipart Rail and Unipart Dorman are shortlisted

By Laura Bennett
18 November 2015 15:58:31



Unipart Rail and Unipart Dorman have been shortlisted for 3 awards at the UK Rail Industry Awards 2016....
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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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Lightweight Signals from Unipart Dorman are endorsed 'Self Cleaning' by Network Rail
Unipart Dorman Lightweight Signals, iLS and CLS LITE have now been designated ‘maintenance free’

By Nicola Holt
09 November 2015 10:08:30



Our most recent innovation, has been recognised by Network Rail in the ROSE report - September 2015 NR/SIG/10665/Mod 001, using cutting edge materials technology and design, the Unipart Dorman Lightweight Signals, iLS and CLS LITE have now been designated ‘maintenance free’.



We are delighted wi...
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Unipart Dorman Exhibited at Railway Interchange 2015
On show in Minneapolis

By Nicola Holt
23 October 2015 09:51:13



Leading the way with Zero Maintenance LED Signalling Solutions.....
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Reduce failure rate of Trackside Functional Modules
SSI Series from PD Devices

By Laura Bennett
28 July 2015 10:22:04



Unipart Rail are working in partnership with PD Devices, helping customers to reduce the failure rate of Trackside Functional Modules.

The SSI series is a range of all-mode surge arrestors developed in conjunction with Network Rail and designed to improve Solid State Interlock performance.

The serie...
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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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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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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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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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Modular Signalling from Unipart Dorman - setting the standard for the future
Our innovative modular signalling range has been featured in the February edition of Rail Professional Magazine as part of a Signalling Solutions feature.

By Laura Bennett
16 February 2015 10:48:58



Modular Signalling was developed as a result of the challenge posed to the industry by Network Rail, requesting innovative solutions to reduce costs of re-signalling projects for rural railways.

Signalling Solutions, in collaboration with Unipart Dorman, rose to the challenge and are now setting the...
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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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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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Unipart Dorman’s lightweight signals strike the right chord
Delivering benefits to the Todmorden Curve project

By Dave Tilmouth
10 July 2014 15:00:04



The benefits of Unipart Dorman’s lightweight signals have been featured in the industry publication ‘the rail engineer’.

The feature focuses on the Todmorden Curve project, a £9.6 million initiative to relay the curve which was originally severed in 1972. This project is being run via a joint collab...
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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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Unipart Dorman Exhibited at InfraRail
Did you see us at Earls Court 2, London

By Dave Tilmouth
15 May 2014 10:08:39



The UK's definitive rail infrastructure event took place at Earls Court 2, London from 20th and 22nd May 2014.

Now in its 10th edition InfraRail is a unique opportunity for the market to gather, discuss innovations, network and learn about what is on the agenda for the industry.

Unipart Dorman demon...
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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...
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Complete Level Crossings
A New Modular Approach

By Dave Tilmouth
14 October 2013 08:39:57



In this month's Rail Infrastructure our approach to Modular Level Crossings has been featured.

In response to the Network Rail challenge for a modular railway, Unipart Rail continues to work in collaboration with the nominated level crossing contractors. As a result, there is now a complete facility...
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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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Innotrans Innovation
Unipart Rail at Innotrans 2012

By Dave Tilmouth
04 October 2012 15:14:05



As usual, Innotrans was bigger and more impressive than ever and we have returned, a little footweary, to make progress on the new business opportunities we have identified there.

There was plenty of interest in our stand with both the refurbished Bogie and impressive new iLS Signal attracting rail ...
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New Unipart Dorman LED Signalling Handbook
An Essential for any Signalling Project

By Nicola Holt
27 September 2012 10:00:18



LED signalling and indication has taken the rail industry by storm, and the use of LED is now the norm. Unipart Dorman has been at the forefront of the development of the technologies since 2001. We have now created Issue 10 of the Unipart Dorman LED Signalling Handbook, packed with useful LED Signa...
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Signalling for the Future
The Unipart Dorman iLS

By Nicola Holt
31 August 2012 13:50:21



Unipart Dorman, the leading LED signal innovator, has received Network Rail acceptance on its revolutionary integrated Lightweight Signal (iLS). The signal has been developed in close connection with the industry by the design engineering team at Unipart Dorman, and represents a significant technolo...
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