Unipart Rail playing a leading role in the Very Light Rail train development project
New train design to provide additional capacity with lower capital cost

By Paul Markwell
14 February 2017 09:03:22



Unipart Rail are one of the leaders of the consortium of companies and research establishments that have developed the initial designs for a Very Light Rail (VLR) train that will cost 50% of traditional passenger vehicles. The train will have a unique self-powered bogie with an integral, hybrid pro...
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The new Centre for Innovation in Rail opens in Huddersfield
Unipart Rail is proud to play a major part in the development and launch of the new rail innovation centre

By Dave Tilmouth
17 October 2016 09:03:25



As part of the Institute of Railway Research the new Centre for Innovation in Rail had its grand opening this week at the University of Huddersfield....
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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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More interest at Infrarail
The Unipart Dorman Assisted Lift Trunnion was a show highlight

By Dave Tilmouth
22 April 2016 11:18:34



We demonstrated the Assisted Lift Trunnion, Unipart Dorman iLS, CLS Lite, SPARTA Relay Test Unit and the Level Crossing in Box...
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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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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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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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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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When Technical Know-how...
Becomes a Practical Solution

By Dave Tilmouth
23 April 2015 10:08:10



We all have know-how in different areas - and when we bring these together great new things can happen. We bring together our services in different ways when we see that customers need us to go the extra mile. Like materials recovery. Or Flexi Kitting for heavy vehicle maintenance. Or a new service ...
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New joint venture announced
Unipart Rail and Lucchini create LUR Ltd, covering railway wheel, wheelset and bogie activities.

By Dave Tilmouth
25 November 2014 11:52:15



In a move to continue to deliver value-adding services to the rail industry, Unipart Rail and Lucchini RS Group have announced a new Joint Venture – LUR Ltd – to cover the railway wheel, wheelsets and bogie activities of both companies.

The business, which will bring together the entire Lucchini UK...
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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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Innovation Partnership
Unipart Rail has partnered with the University of Huddersfield in the creation of the new Centre for Innovation in Rail

By Dave Tilmouth
14 February 2014 15:30:35



In an exciting development in our continued role in driving innovation into the rail industry, Unipart Rail has partnered with the University of Huddersfield as part of a £20m project to support the new Centre for Innovation in Rail (CIR).

The CIR will be based within the internationally-renowned I...
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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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