RISAS Certification renewed....
...and extended!

By Dave Tilmouth
25 July 2018 20:18:23



SGS (the Rail Industry Supplier Accreditation Body) has renewed Unipart Rail's RISAS certification for Procurement, Storage and Transportation of T&RS products in Doncaster AND extended the review period to two years....

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Park Signalling Director Awarded Trophy
IRSE recognises contribution

By Dave Tilmouth
04 July 2018 10:05:16



Long standing Section Secretary (and Park Signalling Director) Bill Redfern, was presented with the Chairman’s Trophy, an annual award recognising dedication, support and continued commitment to the Section, Institution and the railway industry itself....

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Launch of new partnership signals a revolution in Africa’s rail supply chain
New partnership with Gear Rail

By Dave Tilmouth
13 June 2018 11:16:31



Today Unipart Rail and Gear Rail have signed a partnership agreement, cementing a relationship with has been built over the last four years....

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The Economic Contribution of UK Rail Report Launch
£36bn contribution to the economy

By Dave Tilmouth
27 February 2018 17:00:59



Unipart Rail has been part of new economic research from Oxford Economics, published by the Railway Industry Association (RIA), which has shown that the economic value of the UK rail network is significantly higher than previously thought....

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Thumbs up, emissions down!
2017 Energy and Waste Figures are in!

By Dave Tilmouth
12 February 2018 09:50:19



Corporate responsibility is very important to us - and huge reductions in our energy usages over the last four years mean that we are lessening our impact on the environment. And we've also reported big reductions in waste generation....

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Employee Awards Event
Recognising Exceptional Contribution

By Dave Tilmouth
25 January 2018 14:05:20



Our Employee Event on 12th January recognised 36 members of the team who have delivered an exceptional contribution in 2017....

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Unipart Rail sites achieve Swords of Honour
British Safety Council recognises our achievements

By Dave Tilmouth
19 October 2017 07:46:32



We are thrilled that our sites in Doncaster, Southport and Crewe have achieved the British Safety Council's prestigious Sword of Honour award....

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British Safety Council 5 Star Award!
Next stop: Swords of Honour!

By Dave Tilmouth
25 September 2017 12:19:31



We are pleased to announce that Unipart Rail achieved a five-star grading for three sites (Crewe, Southport and Doncaster) from its recent Five Star Occupational Health and Safety Audit conducted by the British Safety Council....

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Rail Safety Week at Unipart Rail
Heightened awareness encouraged

By Dave Tilmouth
25 September 2017 10:01:21



Our sites are a mix of offices, logistics centres and workshops, so we have a wide range of activities where safety is our top priority....

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Save Billions with the Unipart Way
Sunday Times interviews John Neill

By Dave Tilmouth
29 August 2017 10:33:19



The Sunday Times has spotlighted the potential billions that could be saved by the wider application of the Unipart Way in both private and public businesses.



Headlined 'Boost your efficiency with a daily huddle', Tommy Stubbington (Sunday Times Economic Correspondent) explains that lagging produ...

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Launch of £92m UK railway research partnership
Unipart Rail to be an active member

By Dave Tilmouth
11 July 2017 14:51:59



Unipart Rail is a member of a partnership between the rail supply industry and a consortium of seven universities which has secured £92 million to fund research aimed at establishing the UK as a world-leading centre of railway excellence....

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LUR overhauls Manchester production site
£1.4m investment revolutionises the facility

By Dave Tilmouth
15 June 2017 09:24:22



Train overhaul company Lucchini Unipart Rail (LUR) has used a £1.4m funding boost to revolutionise its Manchester production site....

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Highest safety award for Unipart Rail!
Outstanding achievement for the team

By Dave Tilmouth
16 June 2017 11:47:45



At the British Safety Council Awards on 5th May, Unipart Rail was awarded a Distinction for our focused and structured approach to ensuring safety in our operations....

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Did you see us at Railtex?
We had 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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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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Waste not.....
Reduced Waste and Energy Uses

By Dave Tilmouth
10 March 2017 09:59:51



It's an economic benefit to reduce energy usage, but it's also environmentally sound. We've been working hard to reduce our energy usage and now the results are in we're delighted to announce that 2016 was one of our best years for improvements!...

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A more Powerful company
Unipart Rail Acquires Samuel James Engineering

By Dave Tilmouth
01 June 2017 09:43:10



Samuel James is a well respected player in the specialised discipline of high quality electrical control panels and switchboards, and its capabilities fit perfectly with our own market-leading signalling and control location case and REB manufacture. Unipart Rail today announces the acquisition of t...

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Rail Safety Week?
EVERY week is Safety Week

By Dave Tilmouth
26 September 2016 11:08:47



Although we have a permanent focus on safety, pausing and taking stock can shine a new light on possible risks....

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Technology and Supply Chain Optimisation
Another successful Innotrans

By Dave Tilmouth
23 September 2016 12:29:16



The four day show has been a great success for us - both for new contacts and for meeting with existing partners....

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Unipart Group comes out on Top
Unipart programme wins top training award

By Dave Tilmouth
22 August 2016 15:31:06



Unipart Group has received a Princess Royal Training Award in recognition of its in-house management training and development programme. ...

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Doncaster Rail Conference 2016
Unipart Rail sponsor successful rail event

By Dave Tilmouth
13 July 2016 11:27:54



Unipart Rail was a proud sponsor of this year’s Doncaster Rail Conference 2016. Hosted during Rail Week and organised by Business Doncaster the event draws delegates from across the country to hear from global organisations about the future of rail....

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