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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...



Ferrartis Stillages Delivered to Bombardier

Ferrartis Stillages Delivered to Bombardier

Saving costs, space and environmental impact


Tags: Collaborative Working Value - Innovation Reduced Cost Reduced Environmental Impact Traction and Rolling Stock


Our partner Ferrartis has delivered the first batch of its Pantograph Stillages to Bombardier in Crewe. The Stillages will be used for external pantograph storage....



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. ...



Industry 4.0 will change us forever

Industry 4.0 will change us forever

And we are responding to the challenges it presents


Tags: Industry 4.0 Innovative Solutions Productivity Reduced Cost Supply Chain


Industry 4.0 - the transformation of our lives through automation and data exchange is accelerating - and we can see it happening every day around us in the way we interact with our environment....



Another busy AusRail

Another busy AusRail

The rain didn't keep visitors away


Tags: Infrastructure LED Technology Reduced Cost Traction and Rolling Stock


Despite some torrential downpours whilst we were in Brisbane, the rain didn't affect visitors to our stand there!...



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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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