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Aqueous Guard advertised on Unipart Rail's vehicles

Aqueous Guard advertised on Unipart Rail's vehicles

Fleet of lorries to give nationwide exposure of unique anti-graffiti coating


Tags: Infrastructure Value - Innovation Reduced Cost Reduced Environmental Impact Traction and Rolling Stock


The fleet of Unipart Rail's delivery vehicles are being used to promote Aqueous Guard, a unique nano-coating that protects all types of hard surfaces from dirt, grime and graffiti.
The coating is suitable for a wide number of internal and external applications such as the outside of train vehicles...



Unipart Rail wins Rail Freight Innovation Award

Unipart Rail wins Rail Freight Innovation Award

Innovation and Technical Development Award won in combination with Freightliner.


Tags: Collaborative Working Continuous Improvement Customer Engagement Depot Stores Management Improved Performance Innovative Solutions Productivity Reduced Cost Supply Chain Management Traction and Rolling Stock


Unipart Rail has won the Innovation and Technical Development Award at the 2017 Rail Freight Group annual awards in combination with Freightliner.

The Award is for the creation of the new depot stores facility in Crewe based on a completely new operational model, called SmartServe, which in the...



Hinged Cab Light Diffusers

Hinged Cab Light Diffusers

New light diffuser to provide improved driver comfort


Tags: Continuous Improvement Fleet Services Improved Performance Traction and Rolling Stock


To overcome the issue of driver dis-comfort in the cab caused by air gaps around the light diffuser, Unipart Rail has designed an improved unit which has been successfully trialled and installed in a range of vehicles.
The improved design incorporates a seal around the
perimeter of the diffuser pa...



Door Control Panel Overhaul for Class 365 EMUs

Door Control Panel Overhaul for Class 365 EMUs

Overcoming obsolescence of components


Tags: Better Reliability Continuous Improvement Reducing Obsolescence Traction and Rolling Stock


To improve the reliability of the operation of the gangway doors between the carriages on Class 365 EMU vehicles Unipart Rail has identified new components that can be used in the overhaul of the door control unit to overcome obsolescence issues. The units are overhauled in the company’s own manufa...



About this author
Paul Markwell

Marketing Manager - T&RS

I am responsible for the marketing and communications for the Traction and Rolling Stock operation of Unipart Rail based in Doncaster.

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