Please see below for some pictures showing how different substations can look.
If your belongings have fallen into a substation, or if you see the doors open or broken fences, call us using the number on the electrical warning sign or call 0800 195 4141.
33,000 V primary substations
33,000 Volts primary substations:
- are not as large as a grid substation but can still be very dangerous.
- can be found in cities, towns or in the counytrside.
11,000 V distribution substations
11,000 Volts distribution substations:
- are a lot smaller than a grid substations but can still be very dangeous.
- can sometimes look very different to each other.
Stay away, stay alive
If you happen to see a substation that is open, do not go in whatever the reason - telephone our 24 hour emergency service immediately on 0800 195 4141.