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Targeting the reduction of £300m of cost

Targeting the reduction of £300m of cost

Using SmartSander to reduce costs and improve wheel adhesion


Tags: Better Reliability Condition Based Monitoring Engineering Technology Improved Performance Value - Innovation Park Signalling Reduced Cost Traction and Rolling Stock Unipart Dorman


Low adhesion is reported to cost over £300m per year in the UK and recent industry (RSSB) trials have demonstrated that in low adhesion conditions variable rate sanders can provide dramatic reductions in stopping distance over single rate systems. SmartSander from Unipart Rail contributes to reducin...



Time for Rail Live again!

Time for Rail Live again!

See you in Stratford


Tags: Engineering Technology Infrastructure Value - Innovation LED Technology Signalling Traction and Rolling Stock


We've been very fortunate with the weather at Rail Live over the years, and we're hoping for another great couple of days at Long Marston on 19 & 20 June....



Exporting is GREAT!

Exporting is GREAT!

And we are proud to be a UK export success


Tags: Business News Compliant to Standards Engineering Technology Value - Innovation International Manufacturing


In an increasingly complex world, in Unipart Rail we are seeing demand from international markets for the products we innovate and manufacture at our UK sites and businesses....



Drive down costs of rural railways

Drive down costs of rural railways

Neil Tinworth presents our vision


Tags: Engineering Technology Increased Safety Reduced Cost Signalling Traction and Rolling Stock


At the RIA Innovation Conference, Neil Tinworth, Director Research and Innovation, presented on developing a programme of low cost railway solutions on rural railways. ...



Our safety products

Our safety products

Protecting West Midlands Passengers


Tags: Collaborative Working Engineering Technology Increased Safety Traction and Rolling Stock


A contract to supply the Unipart Rail TCA and TPWS train safety systems, manufactured in our Crewe Service Centre, has been agreed for the new fleet of Civity trains that will operate on the recently awarded West Midlands Franchise....



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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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