Drive down costs of rural railways
Neil Tinworth presents our vision

By Dave Tilmouth
08 March 2018 12:02:38



At the RIA Innovation Conference, Neil Tinworth, Director Research and Innovation, presented on developing a programme of low cost railway solutions on rural railways. ...

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Our safety products
Protecting West Midlands Passengers

By Dave Tilmouth
19 February 2018 12:05:33



A contract to supply the Unipart Rail TCA and TPWS train safety systems, manufactured in our Crewe Service Centre, has been agreed for the new fleet of Civity trains that will operate on the recently awarded West Midlands Franchise....

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Did you miss us at Rail Live?
Then you missed a lot of technology!

By Dave Tilmouth
28 June 2017 16:10:12



Whatever your interest in products for the rail infrastructure, there was something of interest for you at Rail Live!...

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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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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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Did you STOP and see us at Rail Live?
Unipart Rail, Unipart Dorman and Park Signalling exhibit together

By Dave Tilmouth
27 June 2016 14:35:52



A great couple of days at Long Marston...

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More interest at Infrarail
The Unipart Dorman Assisted Lift Trunnion was a show highlight

By Dave Tilmouth
22 April 2016 11:18:34



We demonstrated the Assisted Lift Trunnion, Unipart Dorman iLS, CLS Lite, SPARTA Relay Test Unit and the Level Crossing in Box...

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Plug & Play with Network Rail
Mini-expo at Westwood Event

By Dave Tilmouth
07 October 2015 13:27:33



Sudden and persistent downpours didn't dampen the messages at the Network Rail Plug & Play event at their Westwood training centre in Coventry. ...

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UGL Unipart wins Aus $131m Contract
Sydney Trains' Tangara Technology Upgrade

By Dave Tilmouth
05 August 2015 08:41:48



The award of an AUS $131 million contract by Transport for NSW to UGL Unipart Rail Services Pty Limited (UGL Unipart Rail) for the technology upgrade of the Tangara passenger rail fleet has been announced.

In support of Transport for NSW’s drive for a more efficient and effective transport system, U...

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Innovation Success in Australia
ARTC Approves the Hollow Sleeper

By Dave Tilmouth
08 May 2015 09:58:17



This is a further example of Unipart Rail delivering innovation into the railways - this time in Australia!

It's great example of how our position in the supply chain enables us to identify new products and work with the approval authorities across different countries - and continents - to improve t...

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When Technical Know-how...
Becomes a Practical Solution

By Dave Tilmouth
23 April 2015 10:08:10



We all have know-how in different areas - and when we bring these together great new things can happen. We bring together our services in different ways when we see that customers need us to go the extra mile. Like materials recovery. Or Flexi Kitting for heavy vehicle maintenance. Or a new service ...

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New joint venture announced
Unipart Rail and Lucchini create LUR Ltd, covering railway wheel, wheelset and bogie activities.

By Dave Tilmouth
25 November 2014 11:52:15



In a move to continue to deliver value-adding services to the rail industry, Unipart Rail and Lucchini RS Group have announced a new Joint Venture – LUR Ltd – to cover the railway wheel, wheelsets and bogie activities of both companies.

The business, which will bring together the entire Lucchini UK...

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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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Innovation Partnership
Unipart Rail has partnered with the University of Huddersfield in the creation of the new Centre for Innovation in Rail

By Dave Tilmouth
14 February 2014 15:30:35



In an exciting development in our continued role in driving innovation into the rail industry, Unipart Rail has partnered with the University of Huddersfield as part of a £20m project to support the new Centre for Innovation in Rail (CIR).

The CIR will be based within the internationally-renowned I...

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TPWSfour formally launched
New web pages now active!

By Dave Tilmouth
25 June 2013 15:48:54



TPWSfour© is Unipart Rail's new generation of its successfull TPWS/AWS system for train protection, and our new web pages are now up and running.

TPWSfour© is designed to fully comply with GE/RT8030 Issue 4 and GE/RT8035 Issue 2. These updated standards require all new vehicles built or undertaking ...

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