The latest news from Unipart Rail & Unipart Dorman



We have made the #UKRIA2018 shortlist

We have made the #UKRIA2018 shortlist



Unipart Rail has been shortlisted for 2 awards at the UK Rail Industry Awards 2018.

Now in their 5th year, these awards recognise the hard work and achievement from the dedicated organisations, teams and individuals working tirelessly to deliver an efficient and robust rail network, which continu...



Unipart Rail wins Rail Freight Innovation Award

Unipart Rail wins Rail Freight Innovation Award

Innovation and Technical Development Award won in combination with Freightliner.


Tags: Collaborative Working Continuous Improvement Customer Engagement Depot Stores Management Improved Performance Innovative Solutions Productivity Reduced Cost Supply Chain Management Traction and Rolling Stock


Unipart Rail has won the Innovation and Technical Development Award at the 2017 Rail Freight Group annual awards in combination with Freightliner.

The Award is for the creation of the new depot stores facility in Crewe based on a completely new operational model, called SmartServe, which in the...



Hinged Cab Light Diffusers

Hinged Cab Light Diffusers

New light diffuser to provide improved driver comfort


Tags: Continuous Improvement Fleet Services Improved Performance Traction and Rolling Stock


To overcome the issue of driver dis-comfort in the cab caused by air gaps around the light diffuser, Unipart Rail has designed an improved unit which has been successfully trialled and installed in a range of vehicles.
The improved design incorporates a seal around the
perimeter of the diffuser pa...



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...



Save Billions with the Unipart Way

Save Billions with the Unipart Way

Sunday Times interviews John Neill


Tags: Business News Continuous Improvement Unipart Way


The Sunday Times has spotlighted the potential billions that could be saved by the wider application of the Unipart Way in both private and public businesses.

Headlined 'Boost your efficiency with a daily huddle', Tommy Stubbington (Sunday Times Economic Correspondent) explains that lagging produ...



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