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A. RAWIE GmbH & Co. KG

Booth number: Hall B3 - 1742

About us

A. Rawie GmbH & Co. KG, Osnabrück, Germany, is a manufacturer and developer of friction buffer stops that are able to eliminate kinetic energy along a definable stopping distance.

All friction buffer stops are technically developed according to a given specification by the customer or operator of the transport company to meet all the Details of the specification.

The development is done by design engineers using state of the art computer-based programs.

Friction buffer stops are required as passive safety elements when reviewing the safety of new trackage in the area of various tracked Transport such as subways, commuter railways, streetcars as well as so-called people movers to ensure Maximum safety at the end of the tracks in case of brake failure or human error of crews.

These friction buffer stops are also used in the freight Transport sector and can safely decelerate freight Trains weighing up to 6000 tons.

The customer base includes almost all operators of passenger transportation in Europe and Metro Systems around the world.

Products and services

We have been developing, producing and installing buffers for railway systems for more than 100 years. They are used throughout the world in almost every railway station as well as in shunting yards and storage sidings. Today, our range of products includes dynamic end of track buffers and railway safety technology – individually tailored to meet the specific needs of every track and its vehicles, barrier systems and loading technology. Project-based steel construction rounds off our offering.

RAWIE Friction Bumping Post

RAWIE Friction Bumping Post

with four additional friction elements behind the Post
with hydraulic damper inside the tube
with insulation

Location: Station Gral Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina

RAWIE Friction Bumping Post

RAWIE Friction Bumping Post

with six additional friction elements behind the post
with impact plate for american standard coupler

Location: Belgrano Sud, Buenos Aires, Argentina

RAWIE Fixed Bumping Post

RAWIE Fixed Bumping Post

with hydraulic damper for crane application

Location: Khalifa Port, Dubai, UAE


A. RAWIE GmbH & Co. KG
Dornierstr. 11
49090 Osnabrück

Phone: +49 541 91207-0
Fax: +49 541 91207-10

Christoph Dahm
Head of Sales Dept.
Phone: +49 541 91207-63

H.J. Skelton (Canada) Ltd.
165 Oxford Street East
N6A 1T4, London, Ontario

Phone: +1 877 2351883
Fax: +1 519 6790193

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