Supporting our local rugby team
Unipart Rail sponsors Crewe & Nantwich RUFC

By Laura Bennett
02 February 2018 11:20:49



At Unipart Rail, we are dedicated to supporting our local community through engagement and investment. We encourage all of our employees to get involved and recognise the personal ‘payback’ in terms of wellbeing, that can be achieved through involvement in community and charity activity....

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Over £12k raised for charity in 2017
Employee fundraising activities

By Laura Bennett
01 February 2018 16:46:01



During 2017 Unipart Rail employees raised over £12,000 that was distributed across a number of charities, both local and national....

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Providing opportunities for young engineers
through our work Experience programme at our York Service Centre

By Laura Bennett
25 January 2018 11:42:48



At our Service Centre in York, we have an excellent Work Experience programme which has enabled us to work with some excellent and talented individuals, as well as providing us with the opportunity to establish strong relationships with local schools and colleges....

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Unipart Rail Crewe and York teams raise over £4k for charity
Fundraising activities in 2017

By Laura Bennett
28 December 2017 12:12:02



During 2017, the Unipart Rail team in Crewe have been supporting a number of employee nominated charities, raising over £4000 in total....

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Unipart Rail Doncaster Celebrates 20 year Anniversary
The company was formed out of the privatisation of British Rail in 1997

By Paul Markwell
01 December 2017 15:10:59



Unipart Rail Doncaster is celebrating its 20 year anniversary after the company was formed out of the privatisation of British Rail in 1997. The company now employs over 400 people in the Doncaster area and continues to be part of the growth of the local economy by taking on over 50 new staff since ...

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Unipart Rail needs you!
We are recruiting for a wide range of vacancies

By Laura Bennett
13 October 2017 15:27:35



At Unipart Rail, we pride ourselves in meeting and exceeding customer requirements by delivering a comprehensive portfolio of products, services and solutions for the rail industry....

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Tom Haynes takes on the ultimate challenge
for Cancer Research UK

By Graham Scott
11 October 2017 11:20:56



Mechanical Design Engineer at Unipart Dorman Tom Haynes is doing not one but two feats of endurance back to back in order to raise money for a charity which he holds dear – Cancer Research UK....

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Electric Car charging point installed at Unipart Rail's Doncaster office
Charging point for electric and hybrid cars for use by visitors and staff

By Paul Markwell
02 October 2017 16:05:41



Two new charging points have been installed at Unipart Rail's Doncaster office for use by visitors and staff who have electric or hybrid cars....

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Unipart Rail supports the RailSport Games 2017
And wins some medals in the process!

By Laura Bennett
25 July 2017 16:43:14



Since the early 1990s, RailSport has been encouraging railway staff to reignite their long-held hopes of sporting glory and compete to be crowned the industry’s best....

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Unipart wins Digital award at the Responsible Business Awards
Fujitsu Award for Responsible Business in the Digital Age

By Laura Bennett
06 July 2017 10:31:05



Unipart Group was delighted to be announced the winner of the ‘Fujitsu Award for Responsible Business in the Digital Age’ at the 2017 Business in the Community, Responsible Business Awards, held on Tuesday 4th July 2017....

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Cycling for Bloodwise
at Unipart Dorman

By Nicola Holt
15 May 2017 14:49:56



Le Tour D'Ouest Lancashire has been successfully completed by 15 cyclists at Unipart Dorman, Southport. The team undertook the challenge to raise money for Bloodwise. ...

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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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Taking on the London Marathon for Queenscourt Hospice
Will raises a fantastic £1500 for the charity

By Laura Bennett
27 April 2017 08:47:34



Back in March we published a story about one of our employees, Will Cookson, Commercial Account Manager at Unipart Dorman, who was planning to run the London Marathon in aid of Queenscourt Hospice in Southport. ...

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Going the Extra Mile (or 26...)
for Queenscourt Hospice

By Graham Scott
13 March 2017 11:38:02



We often hear about people going the extra mile for charity, but in the case of Will Cookson who is the Traffic Sector Commercial Account Manager at Unipart Dorman, it should be ‘goes the extra 26’ as Will is in training for the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon to be held on 23 April 2017....

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Unipart Rail Infrastructure raises over £4k for charity
Fundraising activities in 2016

By Laura Bennett
17 January 2017 15:20:10



During 2016, the Unipart Rail Infrastructure teams raised over £4000 for a number of employee nominated charities. This figure exceeds the original fundraising target of £2,500....

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The Doncaster Cream Tea!
Another successful charity event from the Traction & Rolling Stock charity team

By Dave Tilmouth
29 September 2016 15:17:49



The Traction and Rolling Stock Charity Team at Unipart Rail held its first Cream Tea event in Doncaster this month....

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‘High Speed Awards’ recognises Unipart Rail’s success stories.
Traction & Rolling Stock’s annual awards ceremony rewards individual and team achievements.

By Dave Tilmouth
07 September 2016 11:05:05



Unipart Rail T&RS division held its annual ‘High Speed Awards’ evening to recognise the success of its staff over the last 12 months....

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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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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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Taking on the Delamere Commando Trail!
Raising money for the Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline

By Laura Bennett
11 July 2016 09:52:43



Anna Jones, Assistant Accountant at Unipart Rail is currently training hard for the 10k Delamere Commando Trailchallenge, which is taking place on Sunday 17th July....

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Supporting the Broughton Castle Sportive
and raising money for Breast Cancer Now

By Laura Bennett
06 July 2016 12:19:28



Paul Bentley, Logistics Space and Planning Manager at Unipart Rail is taking part in the ‘Broughton Castle Sportive’ this weekend - a 50 mile bike ride around the Oxfordshire Countryside on Sunday 10th July....

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Our latest Unipart WorkWell Event
Supporting the Health & Wellbeing of our Employees

By Laura Bennett
23 June 2016 11:21:09



he latest Unipart WorkWell Health and Wellbeing Event event was held at our Crewe site on Thursday 16th June.

Unipart WorkWell is designed to help our people take personal responsibility for their own health and wellbeing and to improve quality of life and promote health and wellbeing across the wo...

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Unipart Rail supports Porterbrook charity cycle ride
Rail workers ride to raise £2k for children’s charity

By Dave Tilmouth
09 June 2016 13:02:20



Unipart Rail was proud to support Porterbrook in their recent cycle ride from Derby to London. A team of hardy employees from Derby cycled 136 miles to London as preparation for an even more gruelling endurance race later this summer....

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Bubble Rush Fun Run!
Raising money for St Luke's Hospice

By Laura Bennett
23 May 2016 10:07:34



Gemma Taylor, Assistant Commercial and Administration Manager at Unipart Rail, recently took part in the Oulton Park Bubble Rush in Cheshire - the fun run through bubbles!...

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Best in class!
Unipart Rail and Unipart Dorman win at the Unipart Way Awards

By Laura Bennett
19 May 2016 15:27:27



At this year’s Unipart Way award ceremony, which took place on Tuesday 17th May, both Unipart Rail and Unipart Dorman were delighted to win a number of awards across multiple categories....

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The latest challenge from the Unipart Dorman Wheelers
67 mile bike ride to raise money for Bliss Charity

By Laura Bennett
16 May 2016 15:52:52



The Unipart Dorman Wheelers completed their latest challenge this weekend, cycling from Southport to Blackpool (and back again) – all to raise money for the charity Bliss. 15 cyclists and 2 support crew completed the 67 mile journey from the Unipart Dorman site in Southport to Blackpool and back on ...

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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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Success for Unipart Dorman Wheelers
£1,200 raised for Cyclists Fighting Cancer

By Laura Bennett
11 May 2015 23:23:45



On Saturday 9th May, the “Dorman Wheelers” cycling team set off from Crewe at 9am. After a 100km journey (a little bit more for one of the sub-teams who took a couple of diversions!), all 14 riders cycled safely into Southport arriving about 4pm for a well earned refreshment at the Thatch and Thistl...

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Nearly £12,000 raised for local Charities by Unipart Rail staff
Over £2000 raised for local Samaritans branch

By Dave Tilmouth
09 January 2015 11:45:31



Unipart Rail in Doncaster have raised nearly £12,000 for local charities during 2014 with a wide variety of activities including sky diving, dress down days and dragon boat racing.

One of the major charities chosen for support was The Samaritans and a fantastic £2,130 was raised for this important ...

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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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£17,000 raised for local charities
Unipart Rail employees based in Doncaster have made a tremendous effort over the last 12 months to raise £17,000 for local charities including £10,000 for Cancer Research with a wide range of activities including Prize Raffles, Charity Bake Offs, Sponsored Walks and Dress-Down days in the office.

By Dave Tilmouth
01 April 2014 13:33:26



The Traction and Rolling Stock part of the company, with 400 employees based in two locations in Doncaster, decided to make a concerted effort to raise a significant amount of money for local causes but the response has surpassed their wildest dreams.

Shaun Taylor, co-ordinator of the internal Char...

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Winning with Cheshire Business Awards
Unipart Rail won the Inspiring Apprenticeships Cheshire & Warrington Award

By Dave Tilmouth
14 October 2013 09:29:11



The annual Trinty Mirror Cheshire Business Awards celebrate the achievements and successes of companies of all sizes based within the Cheshire region. The awards honour those individuals and teams who have created new businesses or expanded existing lines, entrepreneurs whose ideas and imagination n...

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