SWGR | Possession Management

Electrification Services

We have been successful in supplying isolation teams to various projects throughout the UK, and we currently act as a Tier 1 supplier for Network Rail in seven of the UK infrastructure’s nine regions.

SWGR’s Overhead Line (OHL) Construction and Isolation Services division was established to meet the demands of the rail industry in the UK.

With over 30 years of railway DNA, SWGR’s OHL staff undertake a range of works from minor alterations and emergency response to full installations of overhead line equipment for a wide range of clients.

Our dedicated servicing engineers ensure that the country’s rail infrastructure is able to run smoothly on a day-to-day basis, carrying out work around the clock to ensure infrastructure is well maintained and functioning well.

What we provide

Service packages include:

  • Planning of electrification and OHL isolation delivery
  • Installations of overhead line equipment
  • Renewal and maintenance of OHL equipment
  • Installation of small part steelwork, catenary and contact wire
  • Installation of OHL bonds and repairs
  • Construction of foundations
  • Erection of OHL main part steel
  • Delivery of planned maintenance and alterations
  • Emergency response support

We are accredited in more than 100 RISQS OHL-specific codes.

Get in touch with us today to see how we can make a difference to your electrification project.


Service Centres across the UK

SWGR | Glasgow Head Office

Service Centres across the UK

We have service centres nationwide – all with teams with extensive and safe isolation and operational railway experience.

With a 24/7/365 full incident management on-call facility available for our customers, we are able to respond to an OHL issue quickly and work towards delivering a suitable solution.

See where our service centres are


270 Petershill Road
G21 4AY

Tel : 0844 692 0692

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