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On Train are Installing Cab Air Conditioning on Class 769

  • The new TFW fleet of Class 769 Units will be fitted with DC Airco Cab Air Conditioning by On Train Ltd in a turnkey programme that will deliver a significant improvement to driver comfort for the 2021 Summer Season.
  • Following year on year record high temperatures the powerful equipment will ensure a cool and comfortable driving environment.

On Train are delighted to be awarded the contract to integrate and install the Cab Air Conditioning equipment which is manufactured by DC Airco of the Netherlands.

DC Airco equipment is fitted as an aftermarket enhancement to many fleets both in the UK and Internationally. DC Airco equipment is low power demand, high performance equipment that is capable of providing comfort on the hottest of days, even if the vehicle has previously been stabled south facing. During the project the existing CabCool Spot Cooling will be removed and replaced by the fully rated and time proven DC Airco Equipment.

On Train are the UK Representatives and Service Agents for DC Airco Equipment for Passenger Rolling Stock for all projects in the UK and Eire.


Kevin Lane, Managing Director of On Train, said: “We are delighted to be supporting TFW in the fitment of Cab Air Conditioning for their Class 769 fleet. The role of On Train as Main Contractor provides our UK clients with a true turnkey service where a comprehensive project is delivered from concept to completion.”

Klaas Schimmel – Managing Director of DC Airco said: “Winning this order is excellent news for all involved, we are certain that this equipment will deliver the safe and cool working environment that drivers need during summertime.”

DC Airco Equipment is already installed on the following UK Fleets

On Train are International Sales Specialists, Systems Integrators and Turnkey Solutions providers, they have been active on many recent uplifts and maintenance projects covering Ethernet connected systems, Infodev EDI Passenger Counting and DC Airco Equipment plus a myriad of other projects. Contact us for all Cab AC requirements in the UK and Eire. www.on-train.co.uk

DC Airco are specialists in the provision of rugged air conditioning and air cooling equipment for a variety of uses worldwide from rail vehicles to military vehicles specialising in equipment for harsh environments. DC Airco equipment has been selected by many UK TOC’s as the “equipment of choice”. Over 90% of all DC Airco product is exported worldwide. http://www.dcairco.com/

On Train and DC Airco are all exhibiting at Rolling Stock Networking at the Derby Arena, on the 8th of July 2021 www.rsnevents.co.uk

Photo credit: Jeremy SegrottTransport for Wales Class 769 unit 769002 at Grangetown, Cardiff

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