FORCE - Weigh In Motion Train Weighing System

Weigh high-speed trains in motion, and ensure accuracy in your readings.
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Dynamic Train Weighing Technology

With over 100 FORCE WIM systems installed worldwide from the Finland Arctic to the Arabian desert, TrainWeigh is at the forefront in dynamic weighing of rail vehicles. Our Force WIM System is approved for trade use for in-motion weighing with R106 approval from Trading Standards. We can supply to any and all industries worldwide, and ensure the system we deliver fully meets your business requirements.

Swift In-Motion Weighing

Weigh the train while moving, or even while being loaded to understand the true weight of the load.

Precise Measurement

Get ultra-accurate measurements of multiple parameters in seconds, on any type of locomotive.

Ensure Safety

Ensure every car is evenly loaded to prevent overloading. Achieve optimum wheel-to-track traction with equal weight distribution.

OIML Trade Approval

Ensure SOLAS compliance with a trade-approved weighing system prior to the cargo’s destination.
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About the FORCE WIM

Designed for extreme accuracy in dynamic weighing, the FORCE is a streamlined weighing system that requires no major groundwork.

The system simply bolts onto the rails, with no need for sleeper replacement, cutting of the track, or additional rail sections. Installation can also be carried out while the trains are still running. With the FORCE Weigh In Motion system, you can avoid overloading your cargo and ensure the smooth running of your goods. 

The system boasts an extreme degree of accuracy and will ensure your cargo remains within the safety parameters. The system will highlight any potential risks upon weighing, allowing you to rectify them before an accident has time to happen. Save lives, losses and damages with the FORCE WIM.

The FORCE WIM will:

  • Ensure complete accuracy of readings for in-motion trains 
  • Improve safety through understanding weight distribution
  • Highlight any wheel imbalance problems
  • Identify wheel flat spots when supplied with the flats detection system
  • Increase fuel economy
  • Ensure symmetrical loading and highlight any off centre loading

Here at TrainWeigh, we have over 30 years of experience in the rail weighing sector. Our teams can fully install the FORCE WIM system to the highest professional standards, in whatever format meets your requirements. We can also train your staff in the full usage of the system, ensuring you get the full optimum benefit of it. We can also provide ongoing maintenance, from simple housekeeping and calibration to running the system in complete confidence. 

TrainWeigh understands the system needs to run efficiently. We can tailor a maintenance schedule to suit your exact needs. We will work in partnership to ensure the system is always running at peak performance. 

Technical Specifications

WIM System Cabinet


Dimensions (H x W x D)780 x 610 x 375 mm
Shipping Weight100 kg
Environment ProtectionIP67
Operating Temperatures-30°C to 80°C
Power100 - 240 VAC, 50-60Hz, 6A
Power ConsumptionNormal: less than 80 W (250 W with heater), Max: 210 W (350 W with heater)
Accuracy1-0.5% depending on configuration
Measurement RangeLimited to rail type, max. load specification
ClassificationOIML R 106
Graphical User InterfaceBuilt-in web-based interface
Communication InterfacesUSB, RS-232, RS-485, TCP/IP 10/100Base-T Ethernet
Data StorageCompactFlash card / External MySQL Database (optional)
Voltage220V AC - 24V DC
Data TransmissionTCP/IP

Multi-Functional Sensor Bar (MFSB)


Dimensions (H x W x D)47 x 90 x 22 mm
Shipping Weight1.7 kg
Environment ProtectionIP68
Operating Temperatures-30°C to 80°C
MTBF90,000 hours
Load CellsOIML Certified
Warranty 12 Months. Service and Maintenance Contracts also available. (Gold and Silver cover with exchange units). Parts, Certified Calibrations Namas ISO 2001. Traceable to UCAS. Accuracy subject to track conditions. Technical data subject to change without notice.
FORCE - Weigh In Motion Train Weighing System

Why Choose TrainWeigh?

We are veterans in the road and weighing industry. As an independent, family-run provider of rail weighing systems, we understand the requirements of the modern business. Our expert team of engineers have over 30 years of experience, and our mission is to provide a weighing solution to meet your needs and budget. 

With a wide portfolio of customers across the UK, Asia, the Middle East and more, we provide an end-to-end solution. Consulting, delivery and installation are all offered by the TrainWeigh team. Speak to our experts on +44 (0)114 321 6364 or email us using the form below.

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