Technology & Product Solutions

We develop, manufacture and supply a wide range of world class
products and technologies

We bring together Unipart’s in-house expertise, plus the complementary capabilities and expertise of our partners, to deliver a comprehensive range of products and systems to the North American market. All with local installation and maintenance packages delivered by Westcode Inc.

From sourcing and supplying spares, servicing and overhaul of equipment, to innovative digital solutions, and in collaboration with our supply chain partners, we have all you need. It’s less a question of whether we can help – more a question of how.

Traction & Rolling Stock – Train and freight operators, train builders, maintainers and rolling stock leasing companies the world over benefit from our rolling stock products, components and supply chain efficiencies.

Manufacturing – Unipart Rail develops and manufactures an
unrivalled range of replacement railway equipment.

Infrastructure – Whether you are a rail Infrastructure owner, operator or contractor you can rely on us for a locktight supply chain that delivers the rail infrastructure products you need.

Innovation – From developing and trialling new products, improving existing assets, resolving obsolescence issues or responding to regulatory changes, Unipart Rail delivers industry-leading rail innovation.

Signalling & Traffic Management – For signalling and traffic management we offer consultancy, design,manufacture and the supply of signalling products.

Asset management – Our condition based asset management solutions offer customers complete traceability of assets in operation and throughout the supply chain  –  delivering improved asset performance.


Unipart Rail and Unipart Rail Manufacturing teams, innovate and manufacture
original equipment and specialist components for a range of industries.

We look at the knowledge gained from our other industry activities (including Defence, F1 Motor sport, Automotive, Consumer) as to the suitability to adopt solutions for the rail industry. Our unique approach is underpinned by three core lean principles; process efficiency, continuous improvement and the elimination of waste. By using these techniques as a standard way of working, we can ensure we provide a complete manufacturing, engineering and supply chain solution to multiple sectors and wider industry.

Specialist component and systems manufacture – Single items, key large system components and entire complex system manufacture and supply. If you need a system improved or need a system design sourced, built, packaged and distributed then speak to us.

Legacy manufacturing  – If you’re struggling to source a product or want to transfer a current manufactured part – talk to us. Not only do we manufacture discontinued parts, we improve them.

Unipart Dorman

We are the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of LED Rail Safety and Signalling products, with extensive product ranges across the UK and around the world.


Digitally-led & mechanical manufacturing solutions providing added value through rapid problem solving for high value manufacturers

Asset Management

Our condition based asset management solutions offer customers complete traceability of assets in operation and throughout the supply chain  –  delivering improved asset performance. Our refurbishment and obsolescence management solutions help our customers get more from their existing assets – extending product life cycles, mitigating risks and reducing costs.

Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) – we work closely with suppliers and customers to not only deliver the many benefits of condition based maintenance but to extend both the concept and benefits across the condition based supply chain.

Repair and Overhaul – our overhaul capabilities breathe new life into a wide range of materials. Equipment serviced, repaired, refurbished and overhauled as new – warrantied and industry compliant. 

Obsolescence management – we collaborate with customers and suppliers to manage obsolescence as part of whole-life
monitoring or bespoke assessment.


Innovation, whether for ourselves or for the wider benefit of the rail sector, lies at the
heart of our business.

From developing and trialling new products, improving existing assets, resolving obsolescence issues or responding to regulatory changes, Unipart Rail delivers industry-leading rail innovation.

New rail sector efficiencies focused on the four Cs – customer satisfaction, capacity increase, cost reduction and carbon reduction.

Unipart Rail Innovation

  • Close customer collaboration that fosters innovative new ways to help address technical and business challenges
  • A long term view for investment in research and development to develop future solutions
  • Work across commerce and academia to nurture innovations from conception to commercialisation


  • A proud member of The UK Rail Research and Innovation Network (UKRRIN). The key collaborative UK Rail industry initiative between academia and industry
  • Through our involvement with UKRRIN we are creating an innovation hub to help SMEs bring new products and technologies to market

Unipart Rail – where innovation meets the market. Why partner with us?

  • International routes to market
  • Extensive knowledge of railway systems and operation
  • A key understanding global market issues
  • Access to R&D resource and funding streams
  • Reduced costs of participation in research projects
  • Access to an extensive global supply chain network to offer
  • competitive manufacture and supply
  • Active members of all leading industry associations
  • Product design and analysis using state of the art CAD systems
  • Production of manufacturing drawings and supporting documentation
  • Rapid prototyping to develop concepts into functional models
  • Testing and commissioning of products and systems
  • Full compliance approvals and certification management service
  • Project management from concept to implementation
  • Commercial frameworks underwritten with major customers