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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...



Time for Rail Live again!

Time for Rail Live again!

See you in Stratford


Tags: Engineering Technology Infrastructure 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....



See you at Railtex?

See you at Railtex?

It is just a few weeks away!


Tags: Condition Based Supply Chain (CBSC) Innovation Park Signalling Supply Chain Traction and Rolling Stock Unipart Dorman


Supply Chain and Technology & Product solutions will come together on our stand at Railtex. When the supply chain and innovative products are aligned, we help our customer add value to their operations. So whether you're an existing customer or just curious about what we do, there'll be something fo...



Extension to Major Contract in Sydney

Extension to Major Contract in Sydney

Two year extension recognises our supply chain expertise


Tags: Business News Collaborative Working Depot Stores Management International Material Supply Supply Chain Management Traction and Rolling Stock


Unipart Rail, as part of the UGL Unipart joint venture, has secured a two-year extension to its contract with Sydney Trains for the delivery of maintenance and logistics services for a section of Sydney’s metropolitan passenger rail fleet....



Innotrans - did you see

Innotrans - did you see



Supply Chain and Technology & Product Solutions were our themes at Innotrans this year. Transformational skills that address the challenges of the rail industry across the asset life cycle by working collaboratively with our partners to improve performance, reduce risk and optimise cost....



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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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