News Archive: 2016

22nd December 2016

RJ Power Group makes Christmas donations for local children

RJ Power Group has been busy delivering Christmas hampers to local schools and kids’ clubs to add to their Christmas raffles in order to raise well needed funds for their individual projects. Flipitas is one such club – a gymnastics club set up in 2011 by Pippa Couch, a gymnast…Read More

21st December 2016

New HSQE Manager at RJ Power Group

Rail electrification contractor, RJ Power Group, has bolstered its leadership team with the appointment of Mark Sheppard as HSQE Manager. Mark began his career by gaining valuable expertise and experience on the shop floor within several industry sectors, including engineering and concrete roof tiling, before moving into health and safety…Read More

14th December 2016

Rail HV Engineering Team commission into service two HV Feeders simultaneously

RJ Power Group’s rail division has just successfully commissioned two new HV feeders, back to back – the first time that the business has achieved this feat. One of the feeders was a brand new installation, which connected Gravesend substation to Northfleet substation, and is now called F1691. The second…Read More

1st December 2016

Rail Electrification Contractor RJ Power Group featured in December’s Rail Engineer

RJ Power Group provides every aspect of HV electrification works and services for rail clients across the UK. This includes design, installation, testing and commissioning and bringing into service. Our highly experienced team is specifically trained in dealing with the high voltage networks across the rail industry. Our services include:…Read More

30th November 2016

Selmeston Auxiliary Transformer (AT) relocation works completed

In 2016, Atkins awarded RJ Power Group Ltd. the project to relocate two existing auxiliary transformers from the raft compound of Selmeston substation to a new bunded shelter outside of the substation compound. The project commenced in October, with RJ Power Group’s lifting contractor surveying the site and planning a…Read More

4th November 2016

RJ Power Group Attends Careers Fair

On Wednesday 2nd November, RJ Power Group attended the annual Careers Fair at the Amex Stadium, in Falmer, hosted by the University of Brighton. The event opened its doors at 11am, after which there was a constant stream of eager graduates and students ready to explore the six rooms over…Read More

28th October 2016

RJ Power Group hits the headlines again

October’s issue of RailStaff magazine features an article on the appointment of Simon White to the position of Rail Testing and Commissioning Engineer for the rail division of the group. The article describes how Simon was recruited as a result of RJ Power Group’s increasing rail activity, since its restructuring…Read More

27th October 2016

Networks division adds to its team

Railway Engineering Contractor RJ Power Group Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of Technical Administrator, Kim Rich, who will be supporting the Networks Division at their office in North Kent. Kim who has had a diverse career to-date, started in the travel and tourism industry, before moving into the…Read More

25th October 2016

RJ Power Group tests and commissions HV Feeder F1024 at Canterbury

RJ Power Group is pleased to announce the completion of a second HV feeder installation for Network Rail’s (NR) Southern HV Framework Contractor BCM Construction Ltd. (BCM) - known as ‘Package 3 HV Feeder Framework’. This package of works forms part of a contract awarded to the company in February…Read More

22nd September 2016

Rail division bolsters its delivery team

RJ Power Group’s rail division is delighted to announce the appointment of Andy Gore as a Senior Construction Manager. Andy has vast experience in setting the standards of behaviour and responsibility for projects and is a fantastic addition to the Rail business, as RJ Power Group look to continue to…Read More

15th September 2016

RJ Power Group mentors final-year students

Helen Bence from the Sales and Marketing team at RJ Power Group attended a course at Sussex University in Falmer (just outside Brighton) yesterday to work alongside tutors in mentoring students through the final year of their studies. The course brought local businesses together, allowing their staff to share the…Read More

12th September 2016

Specialist Power Contractor RJ Power Group’s amplifies its Rail Engineering Team

The appointment of Simon White as RJ Power Group Ltd’s new Rail Testing and Commissioning Engineer is set to consolidate the company’s growth and success over recent months. The specialist power business, since restructuring and re-branding earlier this year, has been enjoying an intensive period of activity and this appointment…Read More

7th September 2016

RJ Power Group play their part in vital sea wall project

RJ Power Group has completed its part in the Dover sea wall project, which arose on Christmas Eve 2015 when the sea wall and 250 metres of track between Dover Priory and Folkestone Central collapsed. This gave rise to major multi-disciplinary works to the Dover-to-Folkestone line, which were completed in…Read More

18th August 2016

RJ Power Group receives multiple accreditations

RJ Power Group has received confirmation that it has successfully passed its Safe Contractor assessment. The specialist electrical contractor is now proud to be accredited with: Safe Contractor Construction Line ROSPA The Group has also passed its RISQS Audit with 5 stars. Training and Sentinel Co-ordinator, Suzanne Handsford and Chris…Read More

6th August 2016

RailStaff reports on our new starters

This month’s issue of RailStaff has run a feature on the recent appointments of Owen Marsh, in the role of operations manager and Mike Wakeford, our new business development manager. Owen brings a strong project management record to the team, with success achieved in global and domestic engineering projects across…Read More

1st August 2016

RJ Power Group teams up with Volker Fitzpatrick at Ilford depot

With a successful partnership with Volker Fitzpatrick in place, RJ Power Group secured a significant contract for signalling and power supplies (Stages 3-7) at Ilford Depot. This project forms part of Crossrail, one of the largest of its kind in Europe. RJ Power Group’s collaboration with Volker Fitzpatrick will see…Read More

29th July 2016

BAM Nuttall and RJ Power Group collaboration achieves recognition

Thorndell Viaduct represents the successful collaboration between BAM Nuttall and RJ Power Group. BAM Nuttall, as Principal Contractor, was nominated and successful in winning the ‘Excellence in Construction’ award at the recent Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) Engineering Excellence awards Ceremony in Brighton, for a project in which RJ Power…Read More

22nd July 2016

All in a day’s work for RJ Power Group

Seven staff members from RJ Power Group – the High Voltage Power Contractor – recently gave up their working day to volunteer at Chestnut Tree House in Arundel, West Sussex. Chestnut Tree House is a children’s hospice which provides invaluable respite for families with a child who will not make…Read More

24th June 2016

Hats off to two of our trainees

On Thursday 23rd June, two of rail engineering contractor RJ Power Group’s employees were upgraded from wearing blue hats to white hats, signalling the progress they have made during their time with us. Michael and Owen were taken on a tour of the different sections of the rail engineering company’s…Read More

17th June 2016

Power World – the inaugural edition of RJ Power Group’s Newsletter

RJ Power Group, the Rail and Private Networks power engineering contractor, are pleased to launch the inaugural edition of their newsletter. Power World is their new quarterly newsletter, providing the latest news and views from the High Voltage Networks specialist. Focussing upon contract successes in both High and Low Voltage…Read More

16th June 2016

RJ Power Group attend National Commercial Directors Forum with Network Rail

Rail Engineering contractor RJ Power Group were invited to attend the National Commercial Directors Forum for Network Rail Infrastructure Projects last week, as a Tier 2 representative from the Regional CDF. The High Voltage installation specialist were asked to present to the forum; providing an overview of the business capabilities,…Read More

13th June 2016

RJ Power Group commended for their HV Feeder Diversion works by global rail infrastructure contractor BAM Nuttall

RJ Power Group’s rail division, have successfully completed their HV Diversionary works in Pulborough, West Sussex - part of Network Rail’s Southern region infrastructure. Having completed their first project for BAM at Thorndell Viaduct twelve months earlier, RJ Power Group were awarded their second HV diversion project, which formed part…Read More

10th June 2016

HV Power Specialist RJ Power Group successfully commission new HV Feeder F1673

As part of the Kent HV Feeder Renewal Works, HV power contractor - RJ Power Group -have commissioned the new HV Feeder F1673 into service between Crayford Substation and Dartford Substation in conjunction with BCM Construction. In preparation for the commissioning of the new HV feeder cable, RJ Power Group…Read More

13th May 2016

Networks Division awarded five year HV and LV Distribution Framework to help keep the UK’s largest greenhouse running

RJ Power Group prides itself on reliability, and cites this as one of its core values. This dedication to delivering work on time and to budget has seen them create great working relationships with a number of happy clients. RJ Power Group’s Networks division was recently awarded a five-year framework…Read More

29th April 2016

RJ Power Group makes a gift to schools

Corporate social responsibility is something RJ Power Group takes very seriously – this was illustrated by its recent gift to schools. The Group was pleased to donate a number of cable drums to St Wilfrid’s Catholic Primary School, Sussex, a small community school in the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton.…Read More

29th April 2016

RJ Power Group’s Networks Division builds momentum under newly formed brand

The recent rebranding of RJ Power Group is having a positive effect on the business’s performance. The company recently underwent a restructuring process and now boasts two divisions: its existing dedicated rail contracting division covering HV Electrification works, DC Traction Power and HV/DC Maintenance – alongside a new complementary power…Read More

31st March 2016

Rail Engineer feature underlines RJ Power Group’s excellence in innovation

RJ Power Group features in a double page spread in the April edition of Rail Engineer. The article leads on the way railway service providers must employ innovation to add value for their clients, citing RJ Power Group’s recent high voltage (HV) feeder project between Stone Crossing and Ebbsfleet as…Read More

23rd March 2016

Another successful HV project by RJ Power Group

RJ Power Group has just successfully commissioned its HV Feeder installation works running between Plumstead and Charlton substations on behalf of Principal Contractor BCM Construction. Having successfully completed Phase 1 of the Power Supply Upgrade project for BCM Construction Ltd, RJ Power Group was awarded Phase 2. This involved the…Read More

4th March 2016

RJ Power Group Ltd is delighted to unveil its brand new company website

The new site reflects the restructuring of the company and subsequent change of name from RJ Power Ltd. The company now boasts two divisions: its existing dedicated rail contracting division covering HV Electrification works, DC Traction Power and Maintenance – alongside a new complementary power networks contracting division covering Power…Read More


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