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Frequently Asked Questions

The most frequently asked questions about Wattman trains.

Here you can find the most frequently asked questions. If your question is not listed here, please contact us, and we will be happy to help you!

Where are Wattman trains built?
Our trains have been manufactured since 1999 in our factory located in Granby (QC), Canada.

Wattman does not produce trains in countries such as China and Turkey, despite many manufacturers who claim to do so. A train not produced in Canada is just a copy.

Why are trains from other suppliers so similar to Wattman trains?
At Wattman we first look at quality, safety, and sustainability and only then at the price.

There are many (cheap) copies of our trains on the market, but these are often of questionable quality.

More than 70% of the components we use in the construction of our trains are produced by technologically advanced American companies and the rest are produced locally by Wattman in Canada.

Why is a Wattman train considered the best train on the market?
At Wattman we first look at quality, safety, and sustainability and only then at the price.

There are many (cheap) copies of our trains on the market, but these are often of questionable quality.

More than 70% of the components we use in the construction of our trains are produced by technologically advanced American companies and the rest are produced locally by Wattman in Canada.

What should I pay attention to when buying a train?

We have published a guide to help you purchase a train; 7 Questions to ask when buying a train.

Where can I find the prices of the trains?

Our prices and more information about our trains can be found on our Pricing page.  When you fill in the form here, you have direct access to our prices and offers.

Do you offer finance?

At the moment we can offer financing for customers in the United States in collaboration with Ascetium Capital. We currently do not offer financing outside the United States.

Which certification do Wattman trains have?
All Wattman trains have been designed in conformity with the requirements of EN 13814 :2019 – Fairground and Amusement Park Machinery and Structures – Safety.

Based on the EN 13814 approval we are in harmony with the following international standards:

International, ISO 17842 – Part 1, 2 & 3 Safety of Amusement Rides and Amusement Devices | USA, ASTM F2291, Standard Practice for Design of Amusement Rides and Devices | ASTM F1193, Standard Practice for Quality, Manufacture, and Construction of Amusement Rides and Devices | Canada, ASTM F2783, Standard Practice for Design, Manufacture, Operation, Maintenance and Inspection of Amusement Rides and Devices |Australia and New Zealand, AS 3533 part 1 & 2, Amusement Rides and Devices |Brazil, ABNT NBR 15926, Amusement park equipment |Russia, GOST R 52170, Safety of Mechanized Amusement Rides |GOST R 53130, Safety of Amusement Rides, General Requirements

What is the delivery time?

We always have stock trains available in Canada and the Netherlands that are quickly available. The normal production time is about 5-6 weeks.

Which countries do you ship from?

Our factory is located in Granby (QC, Canada) from this location we ship worldwide. In Almere, the Netherlands, we have our sales office and warehouse with trains and parts for the European market in particular.

How do you ship a train?

Worldwide we ship our trains CIF in 20 or 40ft containers. For Canada, the United States and Europe we offer DAP with road transport.

All trains are delivered ready for use.

What is the warranty on a Wattman train?

The warranty period for the batteries of the train is 90 days; the warranty period for all other parts of the train is 12 months with a maximum of 10.000 km.

All conditions of the warranty are stated in the User’s Manual that is furnished together with the train. You may also obtain a free copy of the warranty from us by contacting our Sales Department.

What kind of technical support can I expect?

or technical support, it is best to contact us through our support form.

We offer support via email, WhatsApp and phone.

Do you also have parts available for older trains?

We have parts and give support for all trains that we have delivered since 1999

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