Rail Vacuum Toilets: Reduce Costs And Keep Train Passengers Happy

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As a train operator, you want low lifecycle costs for your rail vacuum toilet equipment so you look for long intervals between the services. You also don’t want to compromise on quality of the systems in place as this will impact the comfort of the rail passenger.

A number of specific rail vacuum toilets are available, and although they operate slightly differently, they all eventually suffer from permanent contact with biological waste.

Sewage water is aggressive and causes corrosion. As expected, bio waste water is contaminated with particles which build up in the system over time and slowly cause blockages which stop the sanitation equipment functioning correctly.

Consequently, the regular use over time and continued contact with sewage water will impair and impact the performance of the system, ultimately resulting in failure.  Failure equals increased maintenance costs, out of service sanitary facilities and unhappy passengers. Very often, without regular cleaning, the system fails well before the typical service interval is reached.

To increase reliability and reduce costs of the wastewater equipment, it is recommended that the performance of the equipment is monitored, and in the case of a weak function, to take it out prior to break down.

Servac have all the necessary tools and equipment for monitoring and improving performance of the vacuum toilet units on train carriages, before these costs become more than is necessary.

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