The latest news from the Unipart Rail Group of Companies



We’ve got the Power

We’ve got the Power



Unipart Rail is well known for fitting out and supplying Location Cases and REBs for train control and signalling systems. Over the last few years, we’ve been extending that capability into the Power sector. ...



Could your Assets Live Forever?

Could your Assets Live Forever?



It’s unlikely that they will - but we can certainly make sure that they can remain in-service for the maximum possible time, and operate fully and safely. And this applies not just to individual assets, but complete systems too....



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 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 Value - 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...



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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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