ALT provides Innovative CCTV Solution for Level Crossings
at Carleton Crossing near Blackpool

By Graham Scott
22 March 2018 13:00:51



Following the initial discussions of the possibility of using a Unipart Dorman ALT and GRP post combination in this new and innovative way, the design was finalised in February 2018 using in house engineers. This was proposed to Network Rail for approval and installed in March 2018. ...

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Unipart Dorman Delivering Less...
Carbon Dioxide Emissions

By Graham Scott
05 February 2018 09:40:55



The drive to be a more environmentally friendly company is vitally important in terms of helping preserve the world we live in; but our commitment also enhances the lives of our staff, increases our overall productivity and reflects our vision of serving customers better than anyone else. ...

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Tapering Driver Behaviour
with ConeLITE Synchro

By Graham Scott
25 October 2017 11:22:08



Featured in the October issue of the IHE Technical Bulletin.



Sequential Lamps offered by Unipart Dorman go a long way to reducing taper strikes and making sure everybody gets home safely every night. Whether road worker or road user, all lives matter equally....

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Tom Haynes takes on the ultimate challenge
for Cancer Research UK

By Graham Scott
11 October 2017 11:20:56



Mechanical Design Engineer at Unipart Dorman Tom Haynes is doing not one but two feats of endurance back to back in order to raise money for a charity which he holds dear – Cancer Research UK....

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CLS LITE Supports Thameslink
by Unipart Dorman

By Graham Scott
23 August 2017 14:47:03



Unipart Dorman is proud that its CLS LITE signal heads form a crucial part of increasing the safety of the railway and consequently the traveling public, by reducing the number of Signals Passed At Danger (SPADs), particularly at locations where some of the largest gantries in use on the UK network ...

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LED Wig Wag celebrates its 10th year
since approval for use at Level Crossings

By Graham Scott
24 July 2017 16:03:59



July 2017 sees ten years since the Unipart Dorman/Unipart Rail LED Wig Wag head for level crossings was first approved for use....

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Preventing Damage at Points
during Engineering Works

By Graham Scott
26 June 2017 14:05:04



Points are vulnerable to damage during engineering works from On Track Plant (OTP) or Road-Rail Vehicles (RRV) running through them when they aren’t set to allow the vehicle movement, a phenomenon known as Points Run Through (PRT). ...

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Going the Extra Mile (or 26...)
for Queenscourt Hospice

By Graham Scott
13 March 2017 11:38:02



We often hear about people going the extra mile for charity, but in the case of Will Cookson who is the Traffic Sector Commercial Account Manager at Unipart Dorman, it should be ‘goes the extra 26’ as Will is in training for the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon to be held on 23 April 2017....

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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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Supporting Scotty’s Little Soldiers
Our chosen charity which provides opportunities for armed forces children

By Graham Scott
18 July 2016 14:49:50



Unipart Dorman is proud to have the charity ‘Scotty’s Little Soldiers’ as its supported charity for Q3 2016. The charity provides opportunities for armed forces children who have lost a parent in action such as holidays at one of its Scotty Lodges and by providing gifts or special experiences to hel...

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The Latest in Signal Mounting Technology is Delivered
Assisted Lift Trunnion from Unipart Dorman

By Graham Scott
07 June 2016 16:07:36



The first deliveries of the new Unipart Dorman Assisted Lift Trunnion (ALT) were recently made for re-signalling works at Banbury in Oxfordshire....

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How Air Alkaline Batteries contribute to Road Worker Safety
Improving road lamp performance

By Graham Scott
03 February 2016 14:26:01



When a cold snap hits, the first thing that Traffic Management companies notice is the increased frequency of battery changes in road danger lamps needed to maintain their effectiveness....

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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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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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I am the Technical Support Manager at Unipart Dorman providing technical and sales support across the Rail, Traffic and New Product Development areas of the business. In my spare time I write Flash Fiction and I also volunteer at a local community creative writing group and for various transport heritage groups.
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