Materials traceability – from OEM through to fitting
Key Fasteners launches new service for LUR

By Dave Tilmouth
04 July 2017 16:33:03



Safety issues continue to be of paramount importance, and at Unipart Rail this focus continues right to the lineside to give complete confidence that only the right materials are being fitted, and that they can be traced back through the supply chain – most recently with the acquisition of Key Faste...

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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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Highly commended award entry
Fabrication centre highly commended at Railway Industry Innovation Awards

By Dave Tilmouth
29 June 2017 14:39:58



Unipart Rail and VolkerRail have been highly commended in the Cross-industry Partnership Working category, at this year’s Railway Industry Innovation Awards, held in London on Friday 23 June....

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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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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 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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QR Tracking Impresses
VolkerRail visits our Doncaster Facility

By Dave Tilmouth
26 August 2016 11:42:21



VolkerRail's Steve Cocliff visits our Doncaster Overhead Line Offsite Manufacturing Facility and is impressed with what he saw....

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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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The Overheads keep getting better
New OLE Fabrication Facility Opens

By Dave Tilmouth
14 July 2015 16:07:10



The new Unipart Rail and REAL Alliance Overhead Line Fabrication Facility in Doncaster opened on 13th July 2015.

At a ceremony attended by representatives from both organisations, a ribbon was cut to mark the official start to the building of fabrications for the REAL Alliance's work in upgrading th...

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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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If you can think it - we can do it
Thinking outside the box

By Dave Tilmouth
20 April 2015 11:11:17



We’re all encouraged to ‘think outside the box’ – the feeling that if only we could put things together differently then we’d have a fantastic new solution. Many of these – like modern art – evoke a response “I could have done that” because of the simplicity of the solution, but it does need someone...

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Now protecting even more trackside workers
ST-CRID achieves Network Rail acceptance

By Dave Tilmouth
16 April 2015 13:17:07



We developed the Self-Testing Current Rail Indicator Device (ST-CRID) for London Underground and for the past ten years it has been protecting their track-side workers.

We’re really pleased that we also now have Network Rail Acceptance on the device and are already giving that extra level of securit...

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Road Expo 2014
Unipart Dorman demonstrate innovation in Road Safety

By Dave Tilmouth
30 October 2014 14:14:10



Unipart Dorman exhibited at Road Expo Scotland 2014, which took place on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th November at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh.

The show was an ideal platform for us to demonstrate our knowledge and expertise in the Traffic Management and Road Safety Market and we received ...

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If you missed Innotrans...
...you missed a great show!

By Dave Tilmouth
29 September 2014 08:08:09



It's the biggest rail exhibition in the world, and the scale of InnoTrans can only be appreciated by being one of the 100,000 people visiting the 44 halls, seeing the 2500 exhibitors.

During the show we unveiled our new corporate 'look' and focused on our seven new 'propositions', as well as display...

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Manufacturing - in more areas than just rail!
A new article in 'The Manufacturer' explores Unipart's activities in Manufacturing and Logistics

By Dave Tilmouth
02 September 2014 16:35:31



The article contains insight into how Unipart Group's logistics, manufacturing consultancy extends far beyond either Rail or Manufacturing, and shows how we are succeeding in building a strong global business with manufacturing as one of its key pillars.

Many of our rail partners know a lot about Un...

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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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