The latest news from Unipart Rail & Unipart Dorman



Unipart Rail wins Rail Freight Innovation Award

Unipart Rail wins Rail Freight Innovation Award

Innovation and Technical Development Award won in combination with Freightliner.


Tags: Collaborative Working Continuous Improvement Customer Engagement Depot Stores Management Improved Performance Innovative Solutions Productivity Reduced Cost Supply Chain Management Traction and Rolling Stock


Unipart Rail has won the Innovation and Technical Development Award at the 2017 Rail Freight Group annual awards in combination with Freightliner.

The Award is for the creation of the new depot stores facility in Crewe based on a completely new operational model, called SmartServe, which in the...



Hinged Cab Light Diffusers

Hinged Cab Light Diffusers

New light diffuser to provide improved driver comfort


Tags: Continuous Improvement Fleet Services Improved Performance Traction and Rolling Stock


To overcome the issue of driver dis-comfort in the cab caused by air gaps around the light diffuser, Unipart Rail has designed an improved unit which has been successfully trialled and installed in a range of vehicles.
The improved design incorporates a seal around the
perimeter of the diffuser pa...



Unipart Rail acquires leading technology company Instrumentel Ltd

Unipart Rail acquires leading technology company Instrumentel Ltd

Unipart Rail has acquired a controlling stake in one of the UK’s leading technology companies, Instrumentel Ltd, to help drive the digital modernisation of the railway.


Tags: Digital Improved Performance Innovation Traction and Rolling Stock


Instrumentel Ltd is a leader in the design and manufacture of telemetry systems for rail, automotive and industrial processes. The company provides products to give insights into operational performance such as through ‘real time’ remote condition monitoring and diagnostics.
The acquisition is an ...



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Paul Markwell

Marketing Manager - T&RS

I am responsible for the marketing and communications for the Traction and Rolling Stock operation of Unipart Rail based in Doncaster.

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