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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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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Triple deck trailers reduce road miles
Saving fuel, reducing road miles, reduced environmental impact

By Dave Tilmouth
22 March 2016 09:56:30



To decrease the number of trips the Unipart Rail fleet undertakes, Bibby Distribution has added seven 13.6m triple-deck trailers, which are used for the distribution of specialised train components. ...
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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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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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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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No Trackside Spills
The Unipart Rail TrackPan System Cleans up

By Dave Tilmouth
17 August 2012 14:41:13



Accidental spillages at rail filling stations and other associated facilities cause enormous harm to the environment; they can also pose long term health hazards and possible damage to the railway infrastructure. In addition to the effect of spill and contamination, the costs and reputation caused b...
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