Will we see you at Railtex?
We've got 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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Manufacturing Excellence
at Unipart Dorman

By Nicola Holt
19 April 2017 13:26:32



Safety has been built into our traffic product portfolio since its introduction over 50 years ago. This key principle of everything we do at Unipart Dorman starts with understanding the customer need .......
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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...
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Unipart Rail is recognised at the Greater China Awards 2017
Demonstrating innovation within the Chinese rail market

By Laura Bennett
08 February 2017 16:17:18



Unipart Rail was delighted to be shortlisted for an award at the Greater China Awards 2017. The awards, run by the Department for International Trade North West, are open to any organisations in North West of England that have made a significant contribution to developing business or collaborative i...
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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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FSP Technology Gains Approval
Class II Technology from Unipart Rail

By Dave Tilmouth
26 October 2016 11:40:46



The Unipart Rail range of FSPs has now gained Network Rail acceptance for use on the UK infrastructure....
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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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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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Africa Rail 2016
Did you find us on the Gear Group Stand

By Laura Bennett
29 June 2016 13:02:42



We had a successful show at Africa Rail, taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg....
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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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A Royal Appointment
Unipart Manufacturing Group MD appointed as Ambassador for Industrial Cadets

By Laura Bennett
27 June 2016 10:20:54



Six prominent industry leaders - including Unipart's Manufacturing Group MD - have been appointed by HRH The Prince of Wales as Ambassadors for the Industrial Cadets initiative, a workplace experience accreditation which assists the future skills supply to UK Industry, especially the manufacturing a...
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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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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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Improving Rural Road Safety
with VAS signage from Unipart Dorman

By Nicola Holt
28 October 2015 13:00:23



Three people died on country roads every day last year....

With over 1000 people killed and over 9000 seriously injured on our country roads in 2014, highlighting the dangers ahead and making our roads safer is paramount*....
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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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Celebrating our commitment to continually improving road worker safety
Unipart Dorman ConeLITE is 21...

By Graham Scott
14 October 2015 15:24:27



A 21st Birthday is usually something most people celebrate, but chances are you won’t be raising a glass to the Unipart Dorman ConeLITE as the only time you notice them is when you are crawling through roadworks....
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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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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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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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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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Now protecting even more trackside workers
ST-CRID achieves Network Rail acceptance

By Dave Tilmouth
16 April 2015 13:17:07



We developed the Self-Testing Current Rail Indicator Device (ST-CRID) for London Underground and for the past ten years it has been protecting their track-side workers.

We’re really pleased that we also now have Network Rail Acceptance on the device and are already giving that extra level of securit...
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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 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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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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Manufacturing - in more areas than just rail!
A new article in 'The Manufacturer' explores Unipart's activities in Manufacturing and Logistics

By Dave Tilmouth
02 September 2014 16:35:31



The article contains insight into how Unipart Group's logistics, manufacturing consultancy extends far beyond either Rail or Manufacturing, and shows how we are succeeding in building a strong global business with manufacturing as one of its key pillars.

Many of our rail partners know a lot about Un...
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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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Another Successful Panel Installation
Unipart Rail assists Network Rail at Perth Signal Box

By Nicola Holt
03 September 2013 13:07:55



In this month's Rail Infrastructure our work on the refurbishment of panels in the Perth Signal Box has been featured.

Unipart Rail's York Service Centre has worked closely with Network Rail in successfully completing the refurbishment of the control panel in the Perth Signal Box. The newly configu...
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