Wattman Grand Express Train

The Wattman Grand Express is an environmentally-friendly zero-emissions train, ideal for outdoor operations.

Grand Express
Our latest addition

The Wattman Grand Express is our answer to the greatly increased demand for environmentally friendly people movers.

The Wattman Grand Express is an environmentally-friendly zero-emissions train, ideal for outdoor operations like; Amusement parks, Zoos, Hotel resorts, Camping sites, Tourist destinations, Shuttle services, and many other types of activities.

The Grand Express is designed especially for outdoor locations where flexibility and maneuverability is essential. Wattman is known for its high-quality and ecstatically pleasing trains that are easy to use in situations where the available space is shared with pedestrians. All Wattman trains are trackless and are equipped with a battery pack so that your train can be used flexibly and very environmentally friendly. 

The final details of the Wattman Grand Express are currently being worked out, and we expect to be able to offer the First Edition at the end of November, with the first deliveries in spring 2021.

Wattman trains are very environmentally friendly.

Our trains are built exclusively with environmentally friendly materials that are easy to recycle.

All Wattman trains are powered with a silent electric motor in combination with a 72-volts battery pack that, in addition to a good operating time, is also very economical with charging. A Wattman train only costs ± 16 KwH to recharge an empty battery pack with the built-in smart charger.

With proper maintenance, our batteries will last at least 2-3 years, after which they are easy to recycle. We have customers who even use the batteries for 5 years without any problems.

Due to the high build quality of a Wattman train, it will last 10 to 15 years!

Parts are also widely available for our older models.

The Wattman Grand Express comes standard with a locomotive and 3 passenger wagons with 30 adult passengers’ capacity.

The wagons offer each seating for 10 adult passengers with the possibility to divide each wagon into 2 sections with a removable panel.

The locomotive has a direct drive AC-motor and a 72-volts battery pack giving the train an autonomy of 10-12 hours per day based on a typical 50% duty cycle. The train can optionally be outfitted with an easily exchangeable battery pack.

We designed the Wattman Grand Express for comfortable rides on almost every terrain.

We outfitted the locomotive with suspension and an ergonomic adjustable seat for the driver.

The wagons have suspension and padded seats. The doors are sliding, giving the passenger easy access.

Both the locomotive and wagons have windows that can easily be opened and closed.

The Wattman Grand Express standard outfitted with an extensive package of security measures.

  • Automatic door locks on the wagons that close when the train is moving.
  • Monitor for the driver with an image of the blind spot in front of the locomotive.
  • Beacon light on the locomotive.
  • Extensive lighting package with; headlights, rear lights, direction indicators, and sidelights on the wagons.
  • Sound in Motion system on the locomotive; As the train moves forward, steam engine sounds are generated and projected from the locomotive.

All materials are selected to provide a long life without corrosion. High-quality paint processes are used to protect exposed surfaces.

We offer many possibilities to customize the train such as:

  • Custom colors
  • Exchangeable battery pack
  • Audio package
  • Smoke machine
  • Wheelchar accessible
  • Advertising frames

In addition to the standard options, we can often also meet with personal requirements in the field of customization.

A quiet, safe and environmentally friendly electric train

Wattman is the only mall train manufacturer that designs and manufactures its trackless powertrain

While all other companies build their locomotive from a third party industrial vehicle (a stock chaser), the Wattman Mini Express Trackless train is built and assembled at our factory in Canada. Because of this, Wattman has constantly introduced and integrated new features and options such as the anti-collision system. From the customer support perspective, it’s reassuring to know that all parts are in stock and that the customer that will contact technical support will talk to an engineer that designed the train.

Only a company that controls its production can stand behind the product such as Wattman does. We don’t simply dress up a locomotive, we design and build it!

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