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Keeping the Railways Running

Keeping the Railways Running

Unipart Rail overhaul process for actuators prevents the railways grinding to a halt.


Tags: Better Reliability Compliant to Standards Infrastructure Reducing Obsolescence Service and Repair Technology & Product Solutions Value - High Levels of Safety Value - Increased Performance Value - Reduced Risk


The UK rail network is extensive and still has many assets in daily use that are no longer available to purchase new, or there may be limited supply. It is incredibly important that these assets are maintained in full functional use to keep trains moving....



Unipart Rail successfully delivers first TRT’s for McCulloch Rail

Unipart Rail successfully delivers first TRT’s for McCulloch Rail



Unipart Rail have successfully delivered the first four TRT (Trac Rail Transposer) machines to McCulloch Rail. The development and manufacturing of these machines form a core part of the alliance between the two businesses, which provides innovative railway component handling and movement equipment ...



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...



Door Control Panel Overhaul for Class 365 EMUs

Door Control Panel Overhaul for Class 365 EMUs

Overcoming obsolescence of components


Tags: Better Reliability Continuous Improvement Reducing Obsolescence Traction and Rolling Stock


To improve the reliability of the operation of the gangway doors between the carriages on Class 365 EMU vehicles Unipart Rail has identified new components that can be used in the overhaul of the door control unit to overcome obsolescence issues. The units are overhauled in the company’s own manufa...



Did you miss us at Rail Live?

Did you miss us at Rail Live?

Then you missed a lot of technology!


Tags: Better Reliability Engineering Technology iLS Infrastructure Value - Innovation LED Technology Manufacturing Signalling


Whatever your interest in products for the rail infrastructure, there was something of interest for you at Rail Live!...



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