Antagrade Electrical is one of the UK's leading providers of railway electrification infrastructure services with Network Rail 'Principal Contractor' status.

Antagrade has successfully delivered a number of projects over many years to enhance, replace and maintain traction power infrastructures for Network Rail and a number of private rail systems in the UK including Docklands Light Railway, Manchester Metrolink, Mersey Rail and the Tyne and Wear Metro.

Core Capabilities


Installation, testing, commissioning and maintenance of complete traction substations Modification of existing power distribution systems Design, project and site management services Comprehensive Electrical Track Equipment (ETE) works
Site surveys and reports

Technial support:

  • Design personnel
  • Testing & commissioning engineers
  • Nominated personnel for switching & isolation (Cat A)
  • Substation Access Supervisors (Cat B & C)
  • HV Assessors
  • HV Competent Persons
Preparation of commissioning and maintenance documentation for new and existing installations Design, installation and testing of complete earthing systems including deep hole boring
Depot overhead trolley and shore supply system Type, short circuit and impulse testing including specialist equipment modification and the associated Network Rail product acceptance Low voltage building service installation and testing to BS7671