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...


The key to the problem of locks... to have no key.

By Dave Tilmouth
22 July 2015 09:41:10

At Unipart Rail we have for a long time supplied specialist BR padlocks and a wide range of standard padlocks for use across the railways. Now we've added to this a small range of combination padlocks - so lost keys are a thing of the past. These padlocks are perfect for internal and external use wh...


Timber rehabilitation. In minutes.
SpikeFast now available from Unipart Rail

By Dave Tilmouth
27 May 2015 16:03:12

SpikeFast is a simpler and stronger alternative to other methods of rehabilitating coachscrew holes. Under test conditions it has been found to be as strong or stronger than normal wood.

Timber rehabilitation remains an on-going issue on the railway. Older methods such as plug or screw inserts have ...


The Digital Railway
More new technology in the pipeline

By Dave Tilmouth
22 January 2015 12:50:54

At Unipart Rail we recognise that universities are 'hothouses' of new talent and ideas, which is why we partner with them to bring new technology into the railway.

One of these relationships is with Manchester Metropolitan University where we have established a KTP (Knowledge Transfer Partnership), ...


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...


Unipart Dorman Exhibited at InfraRail
Did you see us at Earls Court 2, London

By Dave Tilmouth
15 May 2014 10:08:39

The UK's definitive rail infrastructure event took place at Earls Court 2, London from 20th and 22nd May 2014.

Now in its 10th edition InfraRail is a unique opportunity for the market to gather, discuss innovations, network and learn about what is on the agenda for the industry.

Unipart Dorman demon...


New Catalogue Launched
Register now for your copy

By Dave Tilmouth
25 February 2014 14:32:09

If you’re working with an old version of the Unipart Rail catalogue, you’ll be pleased to know that the new edition of the ‘Industry Bible’ is now available.

Updated with new products and an enhanced Overhead Line section and incorporating information on Plug Play and Level Crossing systems build, c...


Innovation Everywhere
but especially at AusRail PLUS

By Dave Tilmouth
28 November 2013 05:49:20

The three days of AusRail PLUS are now over and a foot-weary team of UK and Australian Unipart Rail colleagues can put their feet up knowing it's been a good event.

The stand theme of 'Innovation Everywhere' covered the products on display, the Lean expertise in operational improvement and the Globa...


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 ...


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...


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...


No Trackside Spills
The Unipart Rail TrackPan System Cleans up

By Dave Tilmouth
17 August 2012 14:41:13

Accidental spillages at rail filling stations and other associated facilities cause enormous harm to the environment; they can also pose long term health hazards and possible damage to the railway infrastructure. In addition to the effect of spill and contamination, the costs and reputation caused b...


Lighting the way for track and infrastructure workers
LightStick and Light Shapes

By Dave Tilmouth
17 August 2012 14:41:13

Unipart Rail's range of lighting sticks and light shapes help safety and productivity at track and infrastructure worksites. The Lightsticks are already installed in many UK rail passenger coachers for use in emergency situations at night or for tunnel evacuations

Following a number of product demon...


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I'm Head of Marketing Communications for Unipart Rail, so I get to be involved in lots of exciting stuff across Traction & Rolling Stock, Infrastructure and road traffic. My colleagues know me as someone who has a perspective on everything, as well as being a bit of an extrovert!
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