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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 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...



Lots to see at the RIA Innovation Conference

Lots to see at the RIA Innovation Conference

And lots to hear about, too!


Tags: Improved Performance Infrastructure Innovation Supply Chain Unipart Dorman


At this year's RIA Innovation Conference in Telford on 19th & 20th March, we will not only have some of our innovations on display, but Steve Ingleton, our Engineering Director will also be featuring in the presentations discussing the importance of the 'route to market' for innovative new products ...



Presentation at MASKA

Presentation at MASKA

Supply Chain Solutions for ASEAN region


Tags: Condition Based Supply Chain (CBSC) Improved Performance


We were delighted to be invited to the Indonesian Railway Society (MASKA) Railway conference in Jakarta on 20th July 2018. ...



The small things...

The small things...

...that make a difference


Tags: Improved Performance Unipart Way


In 2017 Unipart Rail took over the Unipart warehouse in Weedon to accommodate the ever-expanding activities around our contract to United Utilities. At the same time, we took over the running of the RSPB fulfilment for its on-line shop, retail shops and key accounts which were already run out of Wee...



New Flexicon Range added to portfolio

New Flexicon Range added to portfolio

Network Rail approved


Tags: Compliant to Standards Improved Performance Infrastructure Material Supply Signalling


We're very pleased to announce that the Flexicon insulated flexible conduit system for cable protection is now available for use in new and upgraded Signalling Power Distribution Systems....



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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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