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on board every train worldwide 

Products & services fully integrated

Think of Trainvac as your international partner for integrated solutions of sanitary systems in rail vehicles. We’re a one-stop shop, providing for all your needs related to vacuum sanitary systems. From new train builds to servicing your sanitation system for the lifespan of your train. Besides developing and providing our own core products, we have partnerships with key system suppliers, each a market leader in their field.

Latest Product Innovations

European Union backs Trainvac’s new generation vacuum train toilet.
New generation vacuum train toilet. The aim of this development project is to become both cost and performance leader in the industry with a fundamentally newly developed vacuum toilet system and to gain competitive advantages through innovation. Only a significant technological leap can ensure that systems and products can be supplied to the railroad industry from Germany in the long term.The R&D activities to close the existing technical gaps focused on the aspects of availability, reliability, maintainability and …
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The vacuum toilet that’s easy to maintain.
The technology of vacuum toilet systems has not changed much in the past 15 years. Existing toilets on trains do the job but leave a lot of room for improvement (and often unpleasant smells as well). That is why we thought it was time to rethink the whole system and flush out the old ways of thinking about onboard sanitary ware. Supported by the Business Development and Technology Transfer Corporation of Schleswig-Holstein, we brought together all the learnings which had been accumulated over the last decades.
The vacuum toilet revolution

Awarded condition monitoring with tailor made ioT.
Trainvac’s vision of a tailormade IoT system finds applauds from the German Federal Government. In August 2021, Trainvac GmbH was awarded with an Innovation support funding program from the federal ministry for economic affairs and energy of the German Federal government. The programs aim is the development of a tailormade remote condition-based-monitoring-system (CBM) for data collection and recording for sanitary systems for railway applications.…
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The system control that adapts to your needs.
Every train fleet is different. Every onboard toilet, too. So the technology of the sanitary system control either needs to be reinvented for every train-building project… or the system needs to be really versatile. To the relief of train fleet operators everywhere, we chose versatile. Trainvac responded to the challenge and developed the perfect solution: A system controller with a real high-end CPU that provides you with performance and flexibility never before seen in train toilet systems. The touch display makes it really easy for installers to set up the system…
Toilet system control of the future

Vacuum toilet systems

Trainvac Compact

Readily available, quickly fitted. Minimal downtime. The Trainvac Compact enables the highest level of train compatibility. The system is designed to enable rapid replacement of the complete toilet assembly in the event of corrective or preventative maintenance needs. The Trainvac Compact has been proven to perform excellently in every way, including reliability and availability. The Trainvac Compact features fully proven and validated system components. It complies with the latest standards and requirements.

  • More powerful operation, less risk of blockages
  • Integrated design
  • Conforms to EuroSpec, IP65/67 rated
  • Improved accessibility and maintainability
  • Fully proven and validated functional system components
  • Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) enabled
  • Reduced flush water volume
  • Ethernet and CAN communication
  • Data logging with real-time clock
  • Fire protection in accordance with EN 45545
  • Shock and vibration in accordance with EN 61373
  • Electronics in accordance with EN 50155
  • Identification and traceability of all functional components

 

 

 

Trainvac Central System

The Trainvac Central System allows you to connect a number of toilets to a single vacuum tank. It offers an extremely reliable and robust system. It is also very cost-effective, using only one tank. When system reliability is critical or installation requirements are highly demanding, the Trainvac Central System usually makes the most business sense and complies with the latest standards and requirements.

  • More powerful operation, less risk of blockages
  • Integrated design
  • Conforms to EuroSpec, IP65/67 rated
  • Improved accessibility and maintainability
  • Fully proven and validated functional system components
  • Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) enabled
  • Reduced flush water volume
  • Ethernet and CAN communication
  • Data logging with real-time clock
  • Fire protection in accordance with EN 45545
  • Shock and vibration in accordance with EN 61373
  • Electronics in accordance with EN 50155
  • Identification and traceability of all functional components

Toilet cabin modular structures

Attractive, practical and adaptable cabin modules from Trainvac comply with the latest standards. They carry all the required certifications. For your further reassurance, we only use fully validated components and sub-systems from partners that are market leaders in their respective fields. Full flexibility is achieved by using different structure materials, including GRP, sandwich panels or hybrid design. Modules from Trainvac are developed to the latest standards and requirements, such as:

- EN 16587 – Design for PRM
- TSI/PRM – Design for PRM
- EN 45545 – Fire Protection
- DIN 6701 – Adhesive bonding
- EN 12663 – Structural Requirements
- EN 15085 - Welding

Cabin door systems

If you are planning a rolling stock refurbishment or a new build, Trainvac offers a wide variety of cabin door solutions for sanitary cabin modules in collaboration with our partner. In train vehicle upgrades, Trainvac also integrates these mature doors and door components into existing modules. Full compatibility ensures seamless integration of controller functionalities, through the Train Control & Management System, for example. Features of Trainvac toilet cabin door systems:

  • Fully automatic
  • Semi-automatic door systems with damped return
  • Manual doors
  • Curved or straight door mechanisms
  • Fully compliant with the latest applicable norms and standards

Control and communication systems

Small but
UNIC large

Keep up with new advances and customer expectations. Our integrated toilet cabin system controllers offer all the module functionalities you could need. This smart, future-proof system controller was developed in 2020. It is provided with the latest high-performance processor and other advanced electronic components.

Require more control? Additional functionalities can be easily added. For easy setup, the controller features a touch screen display which gives you intuitive access to the settings and data.

Developed and validated in accordance with the latest EN 50155 standard on a robust and reliable software and hardware platform.

  • State-of-the-art touch display
  • Webserver enabled
  • Universal design to cover all possible system configurations
  • 2 ethernet interfaces
  • 2 CAN interfaces
  • Datalogging

The controller offers TCMS access to operating data over Ethernet, including data for all sub-systems such as:

  • TRDP
  • IPTCom
  • Expert 2
  • UDP
  • TCOMM
  • Webservices

UNIC small

Small and independent. This is our smart little brother of the UNIC large, to be used as a controller within a vacuum toilet or alternatively as a system controller for smaller scale systems.

  • Maintenance interface via web server
  • Ethernet connection
  • Can bus interface
  • Datalogging with real time clock
  • Robust and water proof (IP65) metal housing and cable connections
  • Developed and tested according to the latest edition of DIN EN 50155
  • Analog inputs for condition monitoring

Tanks for fresh and waste water

Because the design of rolling stock differs depending on the manufacturer and model, Trainvac offers a wide range of fresh and waste water tanks to suit different installation conditions and requirements. If you are concerned about technical compliance or availability, rest assured: we provide a choice of different standard models, and can custom-design tanks to your requirements and specifications.

  • Polyethylene (PE)
  • Stainless steel
  • Roof mounting (FWT)
  • Underfloor mounting
  • Combined FWT and WWT installed in a tank rack behind the toilet module.
  • Fully insulated and heated
  • Or with condensation insulation only

Tanks can be integrated with existing water supply system as required.

Onboard water supply systems

Trainvac can supply you with a wide selection of water supply and water heating systems. These can easily integrate with existing systems, and offer features such as freeze protection. We provide standard models, as well as custom designs manufactured to your specifications.

  • Water supply and water pump systems
  • Water heater solutions
  • Insulation with integrated freeze protection
  • Heater systems

Tanks can be integrated with existing water supply system as required.

Useful accessories

Accessories Trainvac has developed and can offer a wide range of components and accessories for every application. These include e.g.:

  • IR sensors
  • Level Indicator Panels for tanks
  • Status indicator panels
  • Buttons and indicators
  • Vacuum generators
  • etc

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    Trainvac Group
    Hafenstraße 32
    22880 Wedel (Hamburg)
    Germany

    +49 4103 903 88 43
    contact@trainvac.com