Guest Writers stories

The rail plant sector is heading into the perfect storm

23rd October 2019

Adam Richardson, Chairman at Quattro Group and AB2000 The Rail Plant Association (RPA) has recently released a discussion paper entitled […]

How learning from other industries helps us in rail – and Key Fasteners

17th October 2019

Learn from the best, but find your own way. That’s a Unipart principle. We are constantly looking for better ways […]

When you don’t know what you don’t know – different solutions that make our customers’ life easy

16th October 2019

It’s easy to think that buying materials for the railways is straightforward. Decide what you want, place an order and […]

Keeping an eye on the children – Asset Tracking and Management

14th October 2019

You know you have installed certain parts on the infrastructure, but now you need to find out where they are. […]

Design & Build of Complex Supply Chains – What does a good supply chain look like?

11th October 2019

We all know what a good supply chain looks like because we deal with them in our personal lives every […]

Now that IS smart infrastructure! – Unipart Rail

20th September 2019

What if the railway could tell you when it’s not performing to optimum levels? What if it could order a […]

We’ve got the Power – Unipart Rail

19th September 2019

Unipart Rail is well known for fitting out and supplying Location Cases and REBs for train control and signalling systems. […]

Extending the life of LED Signals – Unipart Rail

18th September 2019

LED signals seem to have been around forever, and it’s over a decade since the Unipart Dorman signals took the […]

Could your Assets Live Forever? – Unipart Rail

17th September 2019

It’s unlikely that they will – but we can certainly make sure that they can remain in-service for the maximum […]

Support for Regional or Route Campaign Changes

16th September 2019

The remorseless march of technology. Political decisions. Cost pressures. These all can lead to a decision to undertake a change-out […]

Increasing Digital & Innovation – Unipart Rail

15th August 2019

The modern world is unfolding in front of our eyes, but in the rail industry we can be slow to […]

Increasing Corporate Responsibility & Safety – Unipart Rail

14th August 2019

Our partners are increasingly identifying Corporate Responsibility (CR) as an area where extra focus is required in the rail industry. […]

Increasing Performance – Unipart Rail

13th August 2019

On the face of it everything is working well. Trains are running on time and everything is as you would […]

Reducing Risk – Unipart Rail

12th August 2019

Delivering infrastructure projects in the UK carry huge risks. Over-runs, supplier management, exchange rates, design changes – these risks can […]

Optimising Cost – Unipart Rail

9th August 2019

Maintaining a railway is expensive – that’s a given. So when you’re spending your budget you want to make sure […]

Sustainable innovation for the railway

1st August 2019

To have the ability to create and maintain a sustainable rail network for the future, it is extremely important to […]

Guaranteed long lasting protection for trains

31st July 2019

When protecting the exterior and interior hard surfaces of trains there is no room for compromise. That’s why train operators […]

Zero Maintenance Signalling Systems

30th July 2019

Unipart Dorman worked in close collaboration with Network Rail and other industry stakeholders on the latest generation of LED railway […]

The evolution of signalling power

29th July 2019

For many years, Unipart Rail has been providing the rail industry with a full suite of signalling solutions, ranging from […]

It’s not rocket science…it’s space engineering!

26th July 2019

Storage, lifting, testing and transportation are operational challenges faced across the rail industry every day. Quite often the most simple […]

Adrian Shooter, Chief Executive of Vivarail – highlights from the Railbusinessdaily.com conference at RSN 2019

16th July 2019

Adrian Shooter, Chief Executive at Vivarail kicked off the presentations at the railbusinessdaily.com conference at RSN 2019. During his speech […]

Maggie Simpson, Director General of Rail Freight Group – highlights from the Railbusinessdaily.com conference at RSN 2019

16th July 2019

The second speaker at RSN’s Railbusinessdaily.com conference was Maggie Simpson of the Rail Freight Group. Maggie discussed the position of […]