Site visit to Metro Bilbao Depot
On 21 September, a technical site visit to the Ariz depot of Metro Bilbao will take place from 12:00-15:00. The site visit is included in the ticket price but in order to attend you must reserve your seat up front. You can reserve your seat on the programme page.
The site visit includes the following parts:
1. Introduction and presentation of the Ariz technical area, that includes:
- Organisation and maintenance of rolling stock
- Organisational structure
- Maintenance ranges
- Rolling stock management
- Use of the hot axle box detection system
2. A visit to the workshop floor to visualise: interlocking, track 10 wheel parameter detector, wheel lathe, rolling management, warehouse, bogies in the workshop.
3. A demonstration of the hot axle box detection system. The performance of the equipment will be explained.