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ALT provides Innovative CCTV Solution for Level Crossings

ALT provides Innovative CCTV Solution for Level Crossings

at Carleton Crossing near Blackpool


Tags: Increased Safety Innovation Innovative Solutions Product Solutions Safety Unipart Dorman


Following the initial discussions of the possibility of using a Unipart Dorman ALT and GRP post combination in this new and innovative way, the design was finalised in February 2018 using in house engineers. This was proposed to Network Rail for approval and installed in March 2018. ...



CLS LITE Supports Thameslink

CLS LITE Supports Thameslink

by Unipart Dorman


Tags: Increased Safety Innovative Solutions Manufacturing Safety Signalling Unipart Dorman


Unipart Dorman is proud that its CLS LITE signal heads form a crucial part of increasing the safety of the railway and consequently the traveling public, by reducing the number of Signals Passed At Danger (SPADs), particularly at locations where some of the largest gantries in use on the UK network ...



LED Wig Wag celebrates its 10th year

LED Wig Wag celebrates its 10th year

since approval for use at Level Crossings


Tags: Collaborative Working Increased Safety Infrastructure Manufacturing Safety Signalling Unipart Dorman


July 2017 sees ten years since the Unipart Dorman/Unipart Rail LED Wig Wag head for level crossings was first approved for use....



Preventing Damage at Points

Preventing Damage at Points

during Engineering Works


Tags: Increased Safety Product Solutions Safety Signalling Unipart Dorman


Points are vulnerable to damage during engineering works from On Track Plant (OTP) or Road-Rail Vehicles (RRV) running through them when they aren’t set to allow the vehicle movement, a phenomenon known as Points Run Through (PRT). ...



Is 20 Plenty?

Is 20 Plenty?

How can we increase safety and reduce speed?


Tags: Increased Safety Innovative Solutions Speed Feedback Unipart Dorman


Many UK local authorities have implemented 20mph limits in residential areas as best practice for protecting the vulnerable road user and to deliver safer, healthier, people-friendly streets. ...



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Graham Scott

Technical Support Manager

I am the Technical Support Manager at Unipart Dorman providing technical and sales support across the Rail, Traffic and New Product Development areas of the business. In my spare time I write Flash Fiction and I also volunteer at a local community creative writing group and for various transport heritage groups.

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