The rail business is focussed on the aftermarket repair, refurbishment and manufacture of parts for rolling stock. Customers include Unipart Rail, Wabtec Faiveley together with the TOCs and ROSCOs.

CWE is the largest refurbisher of rail centre couplers in the UK. Which is based at its dedicated Worksop facility.

We also make over 200 parts for traction and rolling stock. As well as repair and refurbish bogie frames at the site in Crowle.

Capabilities in rail

  • Coupler refurbishment and repair
  • Bogie frames refurbishment and repair
  • Bolsters
  • Railway components in support of C4 and C6 activities
  • Freight buffers and bars 


  • Component Design and Analysis.
  • Machining, Fabrication and Fitting on 2 sites.
  • Dedicated rail facility.
  • Non-destructive testing.
  • Fast turnaround times.
  • Extensive experience in the rail industry.

Accreditations and Inspection

CWE is registered to BSI ISO9001:2015 and has RISAS accreditation for bogie frames, couplers, axel boxes and suspension tubes.

Coded welders to EN 9606-1 & EN ISO 15614-1 Part 1 & ASME 1X.BS EN 1090-1 Ex 2 CE Marking.

Magnetic Particle Inspection PCN Level 2 MPI & ASNT levels. We are committed to reusing materials wherever possible to reduce costs and as a result, limit our environmental impact.




Fact Sheet

Crowle Wharf Engineers Rail Fact Sheet

Call us on 01724 710 455 or email us here for more information on our capabilities and how we can help you.