GERMANY: Factory control system specialist AIS Automation Dresden has won a contract to supply its Variable Train Wash Control software to upgrade a train washing plant in Leipzig.

VarTWC operates both the washing and waste water system. It can be retrofitted to different types of washing plant, and the latest contract follows the successful replacement of controls on various plants in Cottbus, München and Basel.

Parameters to control the cleaning process are drawn from a database, allowing new vehicle types to be added by the operators.