LUR is a new joint venture between Lucchini RS Group and Unipart Group.

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The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

Lucchini UK changed it's name on 2nd February 2015 to Lucchini Unipart Rail Limited. LUR will focus solely on the traction system of bogies, wheels & axles, wheelsets, gearboxes and final drives.

A one-stop for bogie and wheelset overhaul. One dedicated team with the experience to develop LUR as a leader in the UK traction and rolling stock market. From the manufacture of the steel through to the delivery of the bogie to a customer's depot, LUR brings together world class manufacturing and distribution from the LUR Partners.

The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

John Clayton, Director Unipart Group (left) and Augusto Mensi, CEO Lucchini RS Group sign the agreement to create the LUR joint venture.
New Oppurtunitues

The two Lucchini UK sites in Manchester and the Unipart Rail bogie overhaul facility in Doncaster will remain, with employees of both businesses benefiting from new opportunities that come from the enlarged integrated business. LUR launched in early 2015.

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Unipart rail is a supply partner to some of the world's best-known names. Our partners know us to be expert in the services we provide – giving them the confidence to pursue their business objectives, while we support them with the bespoke solutions.

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Lucchini RS is a steel manufacturing group which operates globally. The group's core business is the production of high-end railway components – axles and wheelsets for high-speed transit; locomotives, passenger trains, trams and underground trains.

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LUR at Railtex 2015

Focused on multi-disciplinary railway technology, the biennial Railtex exhibition takes place at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham on May 12-14.