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Welcome to WATTRAIN

Since being founded in 2010, WATTRAIN (The World Alliance of Tourist Trams and Trains) has been at the forefront in promoting the interests of the owners and operators of tourist trams and trains.

Its aims are to represent the interests of such operators on a global scale, to advise and assist its members on technical, legal, environmental, cultural, commercial, marketing and other matters, to exchange ideas and information, to encourage best practice and to promote the sector generally. And to build a repository of useful railway related material and sources for member railways and individuals..

In particular, it seeks to ensure that traditional skills are passed on to the next generation. The strategy for achieving those aims is set out in Wattrain’s Strategic Plan.

WATTRAIN held its last conference in Frisco,Texas, (30 November -4th December 2018) ,where speakers addressed topical issues and were updated on technical developments of interest to tram (trolley) or train operators. “Addressing Tomorrow’s Challenges with Today’s Resources” was the conference theme.

The Conference was successfully Hosted by the Museum of the American Railroad.

Over the coming weeks,  the presentations at the Conference will appear on this website under the WATTRAIN Frisco 2018 heading, and will be available in English and Spanish.

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Click HERE to visit World Rail Festival website for all the necessary details of the programme etc...


Latest News

UP testing new tie removal...

  • Posted On: 22 January 2020
Union Pacific Railroad has begun using new tie removal technology to accelerate used-tie cleanup.  The Class I is testing the use of two excavators that ride along the top of a series of connected 70-foot-long rail cars. Excavator operators load tie bundles left in stacks along the right of way and...

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Ferroclub Argentino...

  • Posted On: 6 December 2019
On November 2nd the Night of the Museums took place in Buenos Aires, the Ferroclub Argentino participated in it presenting in the station of the former Ferrocarril del Sud, current Ferrocarril Roca, a historical formation..

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About the World Rail...

  • Posted On: 2 December 2019
The World Rail Festival is a world leading event that attracts global public transport operators to Amsterdam. Over 900 attendees will join us to discuss key topics in the market such as commercial strategy, digital transformation, next generation ticketing, customer experience, revenue management, MaaS and smart...

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World Rail Festival..Last...

  • Posted On: 2 December 2019
World Rail Festival..Last Chance to Get Tickets!!

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