Wattman Trains and Trams, Inc

Richard, Gilles
August 2006
Tourist Attractions & Parks;Aug2006, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p26
The article reports on the company Wattman Trains and Trams Inc., a train ride manufacturer for the amusement industry and one of the companies featured in the "profiles in excellence" series of the magazine "Tourist Attractions & Parks." The company manufactures the electrically powered, pollution-free and silent Mini Express and the Tram Express. Information is provided for why these trains are idea for parks and attractions.


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