Site visit to Metro Bilbao Depot

On 21 September, a technical site visit to the Ariz depot of Metro Bilbao took place from 12:00-15:00.

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The site visit included the following parts:

1. Introduction and presentation of the Ariz technical area, that included:

  • Organisation and maintenance of rolling stock
  • Organisational structure
  • Maintenance ranges
  • Indicators
  • Rolling stock management
  • Use of the hot axle box detection system

2. A visit to the workshop floor that visualised: 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 was explained.