News Archive: 2017

31st December 2017

RJ Power Networks Overview of 2017

RJ Power Networks has had an outstanding year in 2017 and achieved many things to be extremely proud of. The company has grown and expanded with sustainable and realistic growth expectations, and we have had some very exciting opportunities presented to us this last year. RJ Power Networks formed some…Read More

12th December 2017

LV Equipment Successfully Replaced by Networks Team

RJ Power Networks has recently completed the safe removal, disposal and recycling of all the old equipment and then installed, tested and commissioned a new LV panel, power factor correction panel, battery tripping unit, remote generator connector panel at 1 Future Walk in Derbyshire. Following the failure of their Power…Read More

6th December 2017

RJ Power Rail Completes Kent Feeders

RJ Power Rail is pleased to announce the successful completion of its contract for the replacement of HV and pilot cables at Feeder 1607 Northfleet Grid to Northfleet Substation and 1608B Stone Crossing Substation to Ebbsfleet Substation. A full project case study has also been added to our website, which…Read More

5th December 2017

RJ Power Networks staff attend EA Technology Commissioning and Testing course

A group from RJ Power Networks was invited onto a Commission and Testing course which could provide a valuable career boost. The course in Capenhurst, hosted and run by EA Technology, was designed to give the team an in-depth view into basic Protection Engineering. It could provide a starting point…Read More

14th November 2017

RJ Power Networks Appoints HSQE Manager

We would like to announce the arrival of Mark Hayes, our new HSQE Manager for both RJ Power Networks and RJ Power Connections. Over the next 6 months, Mark will be continuing to develop and implement RJ Power Networks’ Integrated Management System which covers the businesses approach to Health, Safety,…Read More

12th October 2017

RJ Power Rail attends Ruby Wax-headlined 3M Safety Network Live event

RJ Power Rail recently attended an interactive safety event held by science-based technology company 3M, designed to explore different ways of improving health and safety in the workplace. The event took place on Thursday 5th October at 3M’s UK head office in Bracknell and allowed attendees to engage in a…Read More

6th October 2017

RJ Power Rail Completes Electrification Works at Ilford Depot

RJ Power Rail has successfully completed its electrification and power (E&P) works on behalf of Volker Fitzpatrick. The works at Ilford Depot commenced in August 2016 and included the managed installation of points heating equipment, installation of a 650V signalling power system, installation of external lighting and also the installation…Read More

29th September 2017

RJ Power Group renews SafeContractor accreditation

RJ Power Group has announced that it has renewed its top safety accreditation SafeContractor. Alcumus SafeContractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises extremely rigorous standards in health and safety management amongst contractors. It is used by thousands of organisations in the UK including SMEs and FTSE 100…Read More

29th September 2017

RJ Power Rail raises money for Macmillan Cancer Support, and devours a few cakes in the process!

RJ Power Rail Limited has been raising money for charity this week by holding a Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. The coffee morning started today and is still going strong – our team having been busy baking a delightful range of sumptuous cakes, that we simply cannot…Read More

30th August 2017

RJ Power Networks’ Nationwide Emergency Response Service

In addition to providing a range of installation and maintenance services within the Private Networks sector, RJ Power Networks offers a dedicated emergency call out service, providing cover to commercial and industry duty holders and end users nationally, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Often triggered by a…Read More

22nd August 2017

RJ Power Rail Limited Progress Civils Works at Didcot

RJ Power Rail’s civil engineering team continues to make progress as part of GWR’s planned construction of a new 1,800-capacity multi-storey car park at Didcot Parkway railway station. The overall scheme, which is being managed by Osborne Rail, will see the number of car parking spaces at the station increase…Read More

8th August 2017

RJ Power Group of Companies launches new utility business RJ Power Connections Limited

RJ Power Group of Companies is delighted to announce the launch of our new utility business - RJ Power Connections Limited. RJ Power Connections Limited is planning to undertake contestable work in competition with the UK Distribution Network Operators (DNO’s). We work in accordance with the standards and processes as…Read More

31st July 2017

RJ Power Rail Developing Occupational Health Excellence

RJ Power Rail as a specialist electrical contractor and a Principal Contractor of choice to Network Rail (NR) for the installation of electrification and power systems is always challenging its team to find ways of demonstrating excellence in its activities. As previous winners of the prestigious Sword of Honour Award…Read More

31st July 2017

RJ Power Networks to pilot e-Learning training and development initiative

RJ Power Networks has teamed up with Business Training TV, an online training platform of high quality video-based eLearning content, to develop a suite of training modules as part of a pilot programme. As well as providing access to Business Training TV’s vast range of content on topics such as…Read More

6th July 2017

Using technology to improve efficiency in RJ Power Networks

The RJ Power Networks team is in the process of rolling out a new electronic system to assist with the efficient and accurate delivery of job-related documents. Delivered through a web-based solution from a company called Klipboard, the team will be able to complete documents electronically whilst working on client…Read More

30th June 2017

RJ Power Rail Completes Gospel Oak to Barking Scheme Electrification Works

RJ Power Rail has successfully completed works to support Amey Inabensa on Network Rail’s Gospel Oak to West Barking Electrification scheme, a rail programme to upgrade the existing rail freight and passenger train lines from diesel to traction power via the installation of new overhead lines. The aim of these…Read More

31st May 2017

RJ Power’s HSQE and Compliance Team Attend Royal Garden Party

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is celebrating their Centenary year. The society was formed on 1st December 1916, when a meeting was called at Caxton Hall near Parliament to discuss the "alarming increase in traffic accidents, and the direct connection therewith of the restricted street lighting…Read More

24th May 2017

Installing a Rare Joint at Ilford

RJ Power Rail Limited was asked to complete a rare joint for their project at Ilford Depot. The existing cable (25kV) was installed in 1959 and is a Mass Impregnated Non Draining cable. RJ Power Rail was asked to joint this to a modern XLPE cable, using a unique joint…Read More

18th May 2017

RJ Power Group of Companies holds Safe Driving Seminars

RJ Power Group of Companies, which consists of RJ Power Networks Limited, RJ Power Rail Limited and RJ Power Group Limited is holding a series of safe driving seminars. As an example, more rail workers are killed travelling to and from site than are killed undertaking work on the rail…Read More

2nd May 2017

RJ Power Group expands its operations

The newly formed RJ Power Group of Companies, which consists of RJ Power Rail Limited, RJ Power Networks Limited and RJ Power Group Limited, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Horsham, West Sussex. Click here to find about the RJ Power Family. Approaching 2500 square…Read More

20th April 2017

Gospel Oak to Barking Completion for Rail Team

RJ Power Rail is delighted to announce the successful completion of its collaboration with Amey-Inabensa. This first package of work covered the route between Gospel Oak and Barking, which involves re-modelling the existing railway to double capacity transforming a Victorian railway to electrified power. This has been a complex undertaking,…Read More

10th April 2017

Power World – 3rd Edition Released

The RJ Power Group of Companies, which now comprises RJ Power Group Limited, RJ Power Rail Limited and RJ Power Networks Limited, is pleased to launch its latest newsletter. Power World is the company's exciting quarterly newsletter, providing the latest news and views from the High Voltage Networks specialist. This…Read More

23rd March 2017

RJ Power Group raises money for local enterprise

RJ Power Group is continuing its work to support local community groups with its recent sponsorship of the budding young gymnasts at Arun Gymnastics Club in West Sussex. The club, based at Arun Leisure Centre in Bognor Regis, coaches children and runs recreational gymnastics sessions, as well as being home…Read More

8th March 2017

RJ Power Rail Supports National Skills Academy on Anglia Route

RJ Power’s rail division was commended for its on-going support and involvement in the National Skills Academy for Rail (NSAR), the organisation that was established to enable the rail sector to deliver a modern, efficient and world class railway through the development of a highly skilled and productive workforce. See:…Read More

24th February 2017

Web-based close call launched by high voltage network provider

RJ Power Group, the specialist electrical contractor, is pleased to announce the launch of their web based Close Call System – Don’t Walk By. The system developed allows the railway contractor to use an online reporting tool, which can be used to input close call events and to share this…Read More

6th February 2017

RJ Power’s Networks bearing fruits of its labour

RJ Power Networks is continuing to support the largest greenhouse complex in the UK and has recently completed the commissioning of the extensive HV and LV infrastructure of the fifth greenhouse. The Networks team is providing 24/7 operational support to the complex and as part of this service will be…Read More

23rd January 2017

RJ Power Group Maintain Progress on HV Feeder F623

As part of a package of three HV Feeders, RJ Power Group’s rail division is on course to complete its third and final HV feeder (F623) for its client BCM. Having already successfully commissioned two new HV feeders back to back in November 2016, the specialist rail electrical contractor is…Read More

19th January 2017

RailStaff publicises RJ Power Group’s new HSQE manager

The appointment of RJ Power Group’s new HSQE manager, Mark Sheppard, has been featured in RailStaff magazine. Rail remains one of the most safety-critical industries in the world and the appointment of Mark, with his calm and pragmatic approach, is already proving to be of great benefit to RJ Power…Read More


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