OLE Solutions

Overhead Line Electrification

Our Overhead Line Electrification (OLE) Services Construction and Isolations division is recognised as being a leading specialist supplier of OLE services throughout the UK and for many key clients we are the supplier of choice.

Our OLE Management team work closely with our clients to fully understand their expectations and we engage a highly skilled workforce which includes OLE Construction Managers, Nominated Persons, Electrification Construction staff through to Isolation Planners who deliver a resilient, flexible, reliable and dedicated service. Their key objective is to deliver works to time whilst maintaining the highest level of safety at all times.

We invest heavily in our teams who are all equipped with the highest quality PPE and calibrated tools and equipment. Our staff are multi-skilled and committed to performing their duties in a safe and controlled manner. We take an innovative approach in our works planning by maximizing the utilisation of isolation times and resources in a cost-effective manner to the benefit of our clients.

We have developed strategic partnerships within the supply chain that allows us to provide a full design service which includes OLE Surveys, Form A, Form B and AFC designs with layout drawings and detailed cross sections. We can also offer specialised bonding works for signalling schemes.

OLE Construction:

  • Height and stagger surveys
  • Erection of overhead structures
  • Installations of small part steelwork
  • Installation of catenary and contact wires
  • Overhead line adjustments
  • Maintenance of OHL equipment
  • Maintenance and installation of tram systems in the UK
  • Maintenance and installation of high speed systems in the UK
  • Undertake sub-contract packages of OLE work


  • AC and DC isolation services
  • Isolation planning
  • OHL bonding installation teams
  • Supply of nominated and authorised persons
  • Supply calibrated isolated equipment

Our Master Vendor service is a tailor-made solution for customers that deal with multiple suppliers of contingent labour. The service delivers a transparent and consistent approach to supplier management. Using our experience in the rail sector we engage with customers existing suppliers to implement a fair and transparent tiering system to maintain the availability of contingent labour without the hassle of managing multiple supplier relationships.

Through the implementation of a proven administration system we take on the responsibility for all administration duties eliminating the need for our customers to manage varying timesheet, billing, compliance and reporting processes. We monitor the performance of the supply chain and provide a suite of management and KPI reporting.

At the heart of the service is our Master Vendor Software. Developed in conjunction with a FTSE-250 customer, the system is an innovative solution that builds upon decades of experience operating a supply chain within the complex rail sector. The software provides customers with control and visibility of the supply chain ensuring adherence to contractual agreements and compliance with billing processes. Our team of technology specialists

work with each customer to ensure the system is aligned to their processes and procedures – including the option to fully integrate with customers existing planning, rostering and finance systems.

Colin Kelly

Managing Director - OLE & Signalling

T:07572 653 910

Phil Axon

OLE Associate Director

T:07903 853 535

Latest Opportunities

As a multi-contingent company, we are able to offer career progression in a variety of disciplines within the rail, civil and engineering sector.

Where to find us

We have established offices nationally where we pro-actively recruit from within the local community.