Aqueous Guard by Unipart Rail to be distributed by RIVVAL
Agreement covers the sales, installation and after-care of Aqueous Guard in Ireland

By Paul Markwell
13 June 2017 08:52:58



RIVVAL have signed an agreement with Unipart Rail for their exclusive distribution of Aqueous Guard, the innovative hard surface coating, for the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The agreement covers the sales, installation and after-care of Aqueous Guard to rail and road vehicles and other...
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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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Unipart Rail awarded 5 stars ECO Stars Award
ECO Stars Assessment is a national scheme to help fleet operators

By Dave Tilmouth
28 November 2016 11:56:33



Unipart Rail are pleased to have been awarded 5 stars as part of its truck fleet ECO Stars Assessment. The ECO Stars Assessment is a national scheme to help fleet operators improve efficiency, reduce fuel consumption and emissions and make cost savings. The Unipart Rail haulage fleet is operated by ...
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Celebrating 50 years of Road Safety Improvements
from the Dorman Smith TrafiLAMP to the ConeLITE Synchro

By Graham Scott
24 October 2016 14:43:21



2016 sees a milestone achievement for Unipart Dorman and its journey in the development and use of road safety lamps for the last 50 years.

The Dorman Smith TrafiLAMP was the first lamp of its kind to be used across the UK infrastructure back in 1966 along with many other firsts......
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DiesoLiFT proven to reduce NOx and particulate emissions
Recent studies have shown NOx reductions of 8% and a decrease in smoke and particulate emissions of 24% to 45%.

By Dave Tilmouth
21 March 2016 09:41:20



Unipart Rail has conducted a number of field trial in the road and rail sectors that have proved that DiesoLiFT, as part of the Fuel Efficiency Management (FEM) solution....
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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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York City Council first in the UK to trial Diesolift fuel additive
Unipart Rail has selected the council for its pilot scheme

By Dave Tilmouth
11 September 2015 12:58:32



City of York Council has joined forces with Unipart Rail to become the first local authority in the UK to trial a new fuel additive, DiesoLiFT, which is set to save the council up to £50,000 a year and significantly reduce toxic emissions from the council’s vehicles.

The ground-breaking scheme is b...
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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 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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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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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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The Fast Track Route
For Railway Industry Suppliers

By Nicola Holt
18 March 2013 11:59:09



Increasingly, the industry is facing strong cost-down pressures and the easy response is to ‘squeeze’ suppliers to reduce prices. But is this really the best way to reduce product and service costs?

Unipart Rail has an approach to ‘cost down’ that helps our partners in the supply chain identify ways...
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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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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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Life Just Gets Hotter
Cool off with Cabcool

By Dave Tilmouth
17 August 2012 14:41:13



Driving a rail vehicle, be it passenger train, freight locomotive, tram or metro vehicle is a stressful

job at the best of time. The driver is required to concentrate for long periods of time often working in

confined and uncomfortable conditions.

xExtremes of weather; colder winters and hotter summ...
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