Antagrade were engaged to support the additional berthing requirements at Silwood depot to allow train capacity increases in line with the Mayor of London’s manifesto.
This project included electrical designs for the reinforcement of DC Track Feeder cables directly connected to substations and Track Paralleling Huts
Antagrade were engaged for the Grip 4 and Grip 5 design elements of the Network Rail ‘Smarter Isolations’ project.
Antagrade have worked with DLR since its inception in the 1980s, installing, upgrading and carrying out routine maintenance of all elements of the traction supplies for system operators
As part of a signalling power supply reinforcement project, a battery-backed 80kVA supply point had been partly installed but not connected or commissioned.
Network Rail and one of its train operators jointly commissioned a proposal to provide a permanent solution to the requirements of an ORR improvement notice.
The only DC line heading north out of London, the Euston to Watford line could be regarded as having been somewhat neglected in comparison with other suburban areas.
Antagrade have maintained all the traction power equipment on the revamped line since its opening in 2010, including planning, coordination and multi-party project interfacing to ensure undisrupted train running.
Antagrade took responsibility for civil and electrical design and implementation works involving reconfiguration of the substation and phased changeover of essential connections to the HV network.
Antagrade have been involved from the initial construction of Dockland’s Light Railway where we installed the fixed power supply system and cabling for GEC, and have since played a key role in the development of the tram system.
Antagrade investigated a 95 traction power distribution sites to establish and review Earthing arrangements and define the extent of works necessary to comply with both Network Rail and European standards.
Wessex Power Supply Upgrade (WPU) have awarded Antagrade contracts for the complete installation testing and commissioning of sixteen new DC traction substations.
Building on our involvement on the initial Manchester Metrolink construction we have provided technical services throughout the construction and integration of the tram system’s great expansion.
Antagrade is undertaking an ongoing programme for the replacement of transformer rectifiers at a number of Southern Zone DC Substations, including substation protection and interface design.
Antagrade Electrical Ltd were engaged by Siemens AG to provide expertise in the commissioning of substations during the construction of the new Metro de Valencia in Venezuela.
For this high profile and time-critical project, Antagrade designed, installed, tested and commissioned a new 33/11kV transformer supplying Waterloo International Station.
Antagrade provided key system integration testing and commissioning services for the new 18.5km Sunderland Direct extension of the 1500 V DC Tyne and Wear Metro system.
We exchanged the positions of parts of the oil-filled Switchgear & Cowans K11 switchgear, redesigning and enhancing interlocking systems and interconnection wiring before bringing the third feed into full availability.
Antagrade completed the Channel Tunnel Rail Link Project 434, including the installation, testing and commissioning of switchgear, transformers & rectifiers, battery chargers and negative busbars.