What we do
What We Do
Rolling Stock Maintainer and Overhauler
Efficiently Maximizing Rolling Stock Uptime
Rolling stock needs to be cost effective. It also needs to be operational and available. The last thing a freight and train operator needs is unavailable rolling stock.
As someone involved in the maintenance, repair and overhaul of trains face you also face the challenge of having to deliver in ever shortening timescales and at lower cost.
The supply chain has a major impact on maintainers and overhaulers cost base. It also affects their ability to meet operator demands and deliver in time. Whilst a weak supply chain threatens efficiency, an effective supply chain offers a whole number opportunities:
Challenges such as how to:
Increasing demands on train availability and utilisation and ever shrinking maintenance windows necessitate fresh approaches to maintenance and the provision of parts.
Supply Chain Time Savings
The supply chain has a significant impact on a freight fleet operator’s ability to meet these challenges. It does though present challenges of its own:
Why you should use Unipart Rail
We manage your depot materials operations and supply chain to keep you service levels high and your costs low.
Continual innovation through solutions such as Smartserve, condition based maintenance and lineside maintenance improve the way you work.
And because of our supply chain positioning and internal engineering excellence, all materials we supply are safety assured and accredited. Your customer’s assets always have the best materials and components - always at the right cost.
TrackPan Installation - Perth Depot
Unipart Rail's TrackPan system is being used by ScotRail and Network Rail in Perth on a new carriage wash facility, providing a preventative measure for waste water and other contaminants entering the ballast, without disturbing the track.
Freightliner approached Unipart Rail as they were opening a new depot and were looking for an innovative solution that would support their maintenance activities. Unipart Rail’s SmartServe solution provides a flexible and scalable solution that can be fine-tuned to customer requirements.
Freightliner - SmartServe Solution
Siemens - Spares Support Bogie Overhaul
Unipart Rail was awarded a prestigious contract to overhaul 450 Siemens Class 444 bogies over a 13 month period. The output requirement was 10 bogies per week within a 5 day turnaround.
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