Africa Rail showcased our presence in Africa
Our stand....stood out!

By Dave Tilmouth
15 June 2017 14:25:20



Visitors to our stand were impressed...
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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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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. ...
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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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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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Digital technology drives productivity
We're always looking for ways to work smarter

By Dave Tilmouth
13 October 2016 12:31:54



We are all used to tablets and smartphones and we know how they've transformed our day to day lives. But they also drive productivity improvement....
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Aqueous Rail Guard makes its debut
The new coating for trains gets people talking at this year’s InnoTrans exhibition

By Dave Tilmouth
03 October 2016 13:22:10



Aqueous Rail Guard, the new protective coating for trains, made its first appearance at this year’s InnoTrans exhibition....
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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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Rail Electrification Delivery Group Visits Doncaster
Insight into Offsite factory for OHLE

By Dave Tilmouth
26 August 2016 11:46:42



The Rail Electrification Delivery Group (REDG) consisting of representatives including Network Rail, VolkerRail, Carillion and RIA are pictured visiting the Doncaster Overhead Line Assembly Facility....
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QR Tracking Impresses
VolkerRail visits our Doncaster Facility

By Dave Tilmouth
26 August 2016 11:42:21



VolkerRail's Steve Cocliff visits our Doncaster Overhead Line Offsite Manufacturing Facility and is impressed with what he saw....
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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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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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Improve Your Work Zone Safety
with Intellicone

By Nicola Holt
23 March 2016 15:00:55



Increasing Work Zone safety is paramount to both Unipart Dorman and Highway Resource Solutions (HRS). The combination of Unipart Dorman’s market leading Road Safety Lamps ( ConeLITE & ConeLITE Synchro) and HRS’ Intellicone® incursion mitigation system is proven to deliver safer worksites, increase ...
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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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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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How to solve the Productivity Puzzle
Unipart launches productivity campaign

By Laura Bennett
11 November 2015 12:30:07



Unipart, Europe’s leading logistics, manufacturing and consultancy group, is launching a new campaign promoting productivity improvement in Britain....
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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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The Overheads keep getting better
New OLE Fabrication Facility Opens

By Dave Tilmouth
14 July 2015 16:07:10



The new Unipart Rail and REAL Alliance Overhead Line Fabrication Facility in Doncaster opened on 13th July 2015.

At a ceremony attended by representatives from both organisations, a ribbon was cut to mark the official start to the building of fabrications for the REAL Alliance's work in upgrading th...
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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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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...
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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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One of a kind technology, designed to save time and money
The Hilti X-BT System - an innovative solution

By Laura Bennett
24 February 2015 14:20:29



The Hilti X-BT is a Railway Fastening System which provides an innovative solution to the installation of track circuit connections.

Fully approved by Network Rail, the Hilti X-BT is lightweight and portable, eliminating the requirement for heavy and time consuming equipment.

The system uses an inte...
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Unipart Rail at Middle East Rail 2015
Supporting the Growth of the GCC Rail Sector

By Tom Maxwell
18 February 2015 12:54:52



Unipart Rail will be exhibiting at Middle East Rail 2015. Our Stand is within the UKTI Pavilion stand I34.

Held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, the expo is co-located with the region's leading conference on railway development strategy and technology for Government, rail...
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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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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 is still saying 'Yes'!
Unipart gives a new look to its famous 'Yes' Campaign

By Dave Tilmouth
01 July 2014 11:16:17



Unipart Group, one of Europe’s leading manufacturing, logistics and consultancy

providers, is launching a new advertising campaign that revitalises its famous ‘Yes’

campaigns of the 1980s.

When Unipart launched its now famous “The Answer is Yes, Now What’s the

Question?” campaigns, they had a strong...
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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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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....
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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....
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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...
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Unipart Dorman Head to the States
Unipart Dorman Attending RSSI between 29th Sept & 2nd Oct 2013

By Nicola Holt
13 September 2013 11:05:41



We are delighted to announce that Unipart Dorman will be attending the 53rd Annual RSSI CS Exhibition. The 2013 exhibition will be taking place between 29th September and 2nd October in the Indianapolis Convention Centre, Indianapolis home of the world famous Indy 500.

For 53 years, RSSI has establi...
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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...
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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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DiesoLiFT™10
Novel Multi-Functional Innovative High Performance Fuel Additive

By Dave Tilmouth
05 September 2012 10:59:02



Fuel Technology Proven to reduce costs and improve performance

The issues associated with the rising cost of fuel are a burden to the international rail industry.

In recent years the increase of fuel costs has placed a large amount of pressure upon train operators. This has created a demand for in...
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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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