New Flexicon Range added to portfolio
Network Rail approved

By Dave Tilmouth
22 December 2017 11:04:57



We're very pleased to announce that the Flexicon insulated flexible conduit system for cable protection is now available for use in new and upgraded Signalling Power Distribution Systems....

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Africa Rail showcased our presence in Africa
Our stand....stood out!

By Dave Tilmouth
15 June 2017 14:25:20



Visitors to our stand were impressed...

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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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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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Rail Electrification Delivery Group Visits Doncaster
Insight into Offsite factory for OHLE

By Dave Tilmouth
26 August 2016 11:46:42



The Rail Electrification Delivery Group (REDG) consisting of representatives including Network Rail, VolkerRail, Carillion and RIA are pictured visiting the Doncaster Overhead Line Assembly Facility....

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New logistics centre for Thales opens
Supporting the LUL 4LM project

By Dave Tilmouth
14 July 2016 16:01:24



Unipart Rail is providing a full logistics service to Thales for LUL's 4LM project....

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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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Four seasons in one AusRail
Variable weather didn’t keep visitors away

By Dave Tilmouth
03 December 2015 09:19:56



If you were in Melbourne for AusRail at the end of November, you’ll have noticed that the weather ranged from 17 to 33 degrees Celsius during the three days of the show....

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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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Do you want to be part of the 10%?
Productivity improvements that can be sustained

By Dave Tilmouth
15 May 2015 10:10:23



Less 10% of businesses that embark on a lean journey sustain it, because the grass grows back quoted Unipart CEO John Neill in a recent FT article.

The reasons? Resistance to change and lack of employee empowerment - issues which affect many businesses today. But there is a solution.

Read John Neill...

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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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Learn at 10 and do at 11 — that’s the Unipart Way
Most money spent on training is wasted, says John Neill, who wants to change that.

By Dave Tilmouth
21 July 2014 08:51:16



John Neill is not only a businessman, he is also dean of a university in a way — the Unipart Way, that is.

Two decades ago Neill decided that staff at Unipart Group needed more development opportunities if the business was to remain competitive, but he was not impressed with the training options ava...

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Busy days at Rail Live
Good weather prevailed for the two-day event

By Dave Tilmouth
20 June 2014 09:32:41



If you were at Rail Live 2014, then you'll share our excitement at this brilliant new addition to the rail calendar.

The event was massive, and because it was a technology event rather than an 'exhibition', many of the displays were hands-on and interactive. On our stand, we had the new OLE aluminiu...

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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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