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Africa Rail showcased our presence in Africa

Africa Rail showcased our presence in Africa

Our stand....stood out!


Tags: Customer Engagement Improved Performance Innovative Solutions Product Solutions Supply Chain Management


Visitors to our stand were impressed...



The key to the problem of locks...

The key to the problem of locks...

...is to have no key.


Tags: Infrastructure Material Supply Product Solutions


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.

Timber rehabilitation. In minutes.

SpikeFast now available from Unipart Rail


Tags: Infrastructure Innovation Product Solutions


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

The Digital Railway

More new technology in the pipeline


Tags: Better Reliability Infrastructure Innovation Product Solutions Traction and Rolling Stock


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

Unipart Dorman’s lightweight signals strike the right chord

Delivering benefits to the Todmorden Curve project


Tags: Better Reliability Engineering Technology iLS Infrastructure Innovation LED Technology Manufacturing Product Solutions Reduced Cost Signalling Unipart Dorman


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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Dave Tilmouth

Head of Marketing Communications

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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