Possession Management and Isolation Services

Flexible, Knowledgeable and Capable

Our expertise and understanding of track access and the management of overhead lines is proven by our exceptional safety record. This enables our clients to share in the benefits we offer both in economic and deliverable terms on any rail project.

Our experience with Network Rail PPS (Possession Planning System) enables the end to end process from planning through to possession delivery.

Our specialist Railway Possession, AC/DC Isolations and Access Support Department possesses a wealth of experience and expertise, having worked on key projects across the UK rail network.

With our multiskilled safety critical support team spread across the country we are exceptionally well placed to assign our personnel at locations where they have familiarity. This ensures that working times within possessions are maximised.

What we can deliver...

Our highly experienced safety critical personnel hold multi disciplinary competences.

They have ensured that projects are delivered in a safe and timely manner.

This includes the following roles and duties:

  • Safe Work Leaders
  • Person in Charge of Possession
  • Lookout / Site Warden
  • Controller of Site Safety
  • Protection Controller
  • Engineering Supervisor
  • Authorised Persons
  • Nominated Persons
  • Earthing Assistants
  • Possession Assistants
  • Relay/Renewals Bonding
  • Temporary Bonding
  • Level Crossing Attendants
  • Points Operators

Our multi-skilled teams have an array of skills; we have expertise in access management, isolations, safety critical duties, supervising engineering work sites and SSoW planning. We are able to manage both possessions and isolations as a coherent joined-up service.

In addition to this we have the largest team of PICOPs external of Network Rail and a support team of over 350 staff with an array of safety competences. We have a successful history in supporting possessions in the following areas across the United Kingdom:

  • Thameslink Project
  • Crossrail Project
  • Great Northern
  • West Country
  • Wales
  • East Midlands
  • Thames Valley
  • West Coast Mainline (South)
  • North East
  • Wessex
  • London Kings Cross Station Project