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....


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....


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....


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....


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....


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....


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....


NOT going to Rail Live?
Then you'll miss out....

By Dave Tilmouth
07 June 2017 11:46:39

Whatever your interest in products for the rail infrastructure, there's going to be something of interest for you at Rail Live!...


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....


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...


Unipart Rail acquires Park Signalling
Synergies will drive growth

By Dave Tilmouth
30 December 2015 13:45:40

We are pleased to advise that Unipart Rail has acquired the entire share capital of Park Signalling Limited as of 31st December 2015. The Company will continue to trade as Park Signalling Limited....


Unipart Gets Top Marks in Responsible Business Index
99% score achieved

By Dave Tilmouth
20 April 2015 11:25:31

Unipart Group, one of Europe’s leading private manufacturing, logistics and consultancy companies, is one of only a handful of companies to receive a five star rating in the Business in the Community 2015 Corporate Responsibility Index - the UK’s leading benchmark of responsible business.

Today’s an...


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 ...


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...


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 Group Unaffected by Unipart Automotive Announcement
Group Statement

By Dave Tilmouth
09 July 2014 09:37:57

Unipart Group has released a statement regarding recent media activity referring to Unipart Automotive – the car parts and accessories company that it sold in 2011.

Unipart Automotive, the branch network which was previously known as Partco, was sold by Unipart Group to a company controlled by H2 Eq...


Unipart is still saying 'Yes'!
Unipart gives a new look to its famous 'Yes' Campaign

By Dave Tilmouth
01 July 2014 11:16:17

Unipart Group, one of Europe’s leading manufacturing, logistics and consultancy

providers, is launching a new advertising campaign that revitalises its famous ‘Yes’

campaigns of the 1980s.

When Unipart launched its now famous “The Answer is Yes, Now What’s the

Question?” campaigns, they had a strong...


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...


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...


Innotrans Innovation
Unipart Rail at Innotrans 2012

By Dave Tilmouth
04 October 2012 15:14:05

As usual, Innotrans was bigger and more impressive than ever and we have returned, a little footweary, to make progress on the new business opportunities we have identified there.

There was plenty of interest in our stand with both the refurbished Bogie and impressive new iLS Signal attracting rail ...


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