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Resolving SSI communications issues

Resolving SSI communications issues

Using Park Signalling Technology for reliable service


Tags: Improved Performance Infrastructure Park Signalling Value - Increased Digital Value - Increased Performance Value - Innovation Value - Reduced Risk


The in-service reliability performance of the SSI Long Distance Terminal (LDT) design has never met expectations. The module failures often manifest themselves as shutdowns of the LDT causing it to cease communication. Park Signalling's Filters resolve this issue....



Now that IS smart infrastructure!

Now that IS smart infrastructure!



What if the railway could tell you when it’s not performing to optimum levels? What if it could order a service for the asset when the first signs are showing? Or order a replacement part when failure is approaching? Or tell you that a problem is caused by the weather rather than asset failure?...



Shortlisted for Network Rail Award

Shortlisted for Network Rail Award



We are delighted to have been shortlisted in the 'Driving Efficiencies' category of the Rail Partnership Awards 2019....



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...



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 Value - 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 ...



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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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