ISTOBAL presents at Innotrans 2022 comprehensive and digital train wash solutions


ISTOBAL will be presenting comprehensive, digital solutions for train washing at Innotrans 2022 (Berlin) from 20 to 23 September (Hall 6.2, stand 425).

The company will present its latest innovations in sustainable and customised washing systems for trains, trams and metros through flexible, connected and safe equipment that guarantees efficient washing in less time, with minimum maintenance and impact on the environment. They also allow remote management of the washing process and equipment maintenance.

The systems developed by ISTOBAL stand out for their capacity to adapt to the needs of the client thanks to an exhaustive development process, from the first sketch to the fine-tuning. This adaptability allows the installation of the equipment in new washing stations, as well as being able to adapt them to existing installations.

Among its complete range for the railway industry, ISTOBAL HW'DRIVE stands out as its most flexible line of pass-through washing systems, with a solid design and reliable mechanics to guarantee efficient washing and an excellent user experience.

Specifically, ISTOBAL HW'DRIVE2, designed for cleaning trolleybuses, trains, metros and trams, provides great versatility in the washing configuration, as well as a smooth and precise movement of the polyethylene brushes to ensure the best finish. It allows front, side and rear washing in depth in a fast, effective and sustainable way with systems that allow greater adaptability to the shape of the vehicles and greater washing efficiency.

It also has a pre-rinse arc, two rinse arcs, displaced electric panel with touch screen, soft starters for its four brushes and speed detection to avoid impacts with the vehicle, among other washing features, control systems and options.

Turnkey solutions for the rolling stock industry

ISTOBAL provides comprehensive and customised solutions for the railway industry with technological developments that adapt to any installation and stand out for their versatility, flexibility, efficiency and reliability. Its project management department covers consulting, design, production of washing equipment, water treatment systems and chemical solutions, as well as installation and maintenance.

Within its business line for the washing of trains, trams and metros, ISTOBAL supplies wash equipment to major rolling stock manufacturers as well as workshop and maintenance services. The company has developed 43 installations in 20 countries around the world that provide an average of 200,000 washes per year.  It currently has 10 projects underway in different countries such as Australia, Egypt, France, Hungary and Morocco, among others.


Visit our Blog

Keep updated with our latest news