Lucchini RS Group
Lucchini Unipart Rail
LUR – Wheelset and boogies maintenance for the United Kingdom Lucchini Unipart Rail Ltd (LUR) is the joint venture created by the merging of Lucchini UK Limited of Manchester, UK with the wheelset and bogie overhaul activities of Unipart Rail Limited, based in Doncaster, UK. The new company is jointly controlled by Lucchini RS of Italy and Unipart Rail Limited, with Lucchini RS holding 60% of the equity.
LUR specialises in the machining of monobloc wheels and axles, the assembly of complete wheelsets for freight, heavy rail, mass transit, light rail and high speed trains and in overhaul of train wheelsets, bogies and gearboxes.
LUR has complete control over the supply chain of many of the safety-critical components that make up a traction system: wheel, axle, wheelset and bogie, from the manufacture of the steel to the delivery of the bogie to a customer’s depot.
LUR focuses on wheels, wheelsets and bogies through one dedicated and experienced team that proposes technical and commercial solutions for customers based on life cycle cost studies and innovation, promoting the quality of its products and developing a close relationship with its customers.
The company mission is to focus on product quality, service and innovation in the UK market over the whole traction system.