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Offsite factory opening

Offsite factory opening

OLE fabrication facility in Crewe


Tags: Better Reliability Business News Collaborative Working Improved Performance Infrastructure Manufacturing Material Supply Service Centre


An innovative approach to overhead line fabrication has led to the opening of a third fabrication facility, developed by Unipart rail and VolkerRail, in Crewe.

Officially opened by Network Rail’s major programme director, Chris Montgomery, the new facility will pre-assemble all overhead line mate...



The Overheads keep getting better

The Overheads keep getting better

New OLE Fabrication Facility Opens


Tags: Collaborative Working Customer Engagement Infrastructure Innovative Solutions Manufacturing SCM Service Centre


The new Unipart Rail and REAL Alliance Overhead Line Fabrication Facility in Doncaster opened on 13th July 2015.
At a ceremony attended by representatives from both organisations, a ribbon was cut to mark the official start to the building of fabrications for the REAL Alliance's work in upgrading th...



Now protecting even more trackside workers

Now protecting even more trackside workers

ST-CRID achieves Network Rail acceptance


Tags: Increased Safety Infrastructure Innovation Manufacturing Service Centre


We developed the Self-Testing Current Rail Indicator Device (ST-CRID) for London Underground and for the past ten years it has been protecting their track-side workers.
We’re really pleased that we also now have Network Rail Acceptance on the device and are already giving that extra level of securit...



Manufacturing - in more areas than just rail!

Manufacturing - in more areas than just rail!

A new article in 'The Manufacturer' explores Unipart's activities in Manufacturing and Logistics


Tags: Continuous Improvement Manufacturing Service and Repair Service Centre


The article contains insight into how Unipart Group's logistics, manufacturing consultancy extends far beyond either Rail or Manufacturing, and shows how we are succeeding in building a strong global business with manufacturing as one of its key pillars.
Many of our rail partners know a lot about Un...



Busy days at Rail Live

Busy days at Rail Live

Good weather prevailed for the two-day event


Tags: iLS Improved Performance Increased Safety Infrastructure Innovation LED Technology Material Supply Plug and Play Service Centre Signalling Unipart Dorman


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...



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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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