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From wastewater sensor to automatic monitoring system

On 17 and 18 April 2024, a DB seminar on the cleaning and disposal of railway vehicles took place in Munich. Most of the seventeen participants had many years of experience in this field. There were specialist presentations on the topics of vehicle cleaning, graffiti removal, wayside monitoring and train disposal. There were also discussions on resource-saving and effective cleaning, technical aids and technologies such as artificial intelligence.

Title of Presentation BeST at Dr Schnell

Oliver Völckers from BeST GmbH spoke on the topic "From wastewater sensor to automatic monitoring system". He described the situation with wastewater disposal on ICE trains, the BeST sensor module and the path to a comprehensive monitoring system.

The two-day seminar was organised by Dr. Schnell GmbH & Co. KGaA. Due to the continuing interest, the seminar is scheduled to be repeated in Hamburg 10./11. of September 2024. If interested please contact Steven Schmidt, Key Account Manager Verkehrswesen at

Dr Schnell training room:

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