Guest Writers stories

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 […]

Craig Purcell – Chief Executive Officer at Fenix Rail Systems – highlights from the Railbusinessdaily.com conference at RSN 2019

16th July 2019

Craig hosted a Q&A session to discuss Fenix Rail Systems’ Tie-Fenlock Depot Control system which was first installed in the […]

Ravi Taheem- Sourcing Director Rolling Stock UK at CAF – highlights from the Railbusinessdaily.com conference at RSN 2019

16th July 2019

Ravi Taheem, Sourcing Director at Spanish rolling stock manufacturer CAF, took to the Railbusinessdaily.com conference stage to discuss CAF’s procurement […]

Cath Bellamy, Managing Director, Vintage Trains – highlights from the Railbusinessdaily.com conference at RSN 2019

16th July 2019

Cath Bellamy, Managing Director at Vintage Trains, told the railbusinessdaily.com conference how a future for mainline steam can be secured […]

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 […]

Hein van der Schoot, Managing Director at Stadler Rail’s USA, UK and NL – highlights from the Railbusinessdaily.com conference at RSN 2019

16th July 2019

The third speaker at RSN’s Railbusinessdaily.com Conference was Stadler Rail’s Hein van der Schoot. Hein took to the stage to […]

Karl Watts – Chief Executive Officer of Rail Operations (UK) Limited – highlights from the Railbusinessdaily.com conference at RSN 2019

16th July 2019

Taking to the conference stage from Rail Operations (UK) Limited was Chief Executive Officer Karl Watts. Karl used his speech […]

Barry Tan- Vehicle Dynamics Engineer, RSSB – highlights from the Railbusinessdaily.com conference at RSN 2019

16th July 2019

Barry Tan, Vehicle Dynamics Engineer for the Rail Safety Standards Board (RSSB), presented a guidance note relating to winter preparation […]

Takeover week: Craig Purcell, CEO of Fenix Rail Systems

5th July 2019

I’m Craig Purcell, CEO of Fenix Rail Systems. Fenix is a specialist in depot control and meeting signalling and telecoms […]

Cost avoidance through improved supply chains – hidden costs

4th July 2019

There’s a lot of hidden cost in supply chains. Some of the cost is necessary and actively contributes towards the […]

Cost avoidance through improved supply chains

3rd July 2019

Cost. It mounts up. And in rail supply chains the costs are massive. So too are the risks. Possessions are […]

How Collaboration Adds Value

2nd July 2019

Trust. It’s hard won and easily lost. When you start dealing with a new business partner it can take years […]