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Technical Tour
JRC 2023 > Technical Tour

MTA North Avenue Yard Technical Tour

Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2023
Time: 1:30PM – 4:30PM*
Cost: $35
Maximum Attendees: 30

During the tour we will visit inside the Shop where there are multiple service tracks with Inspection Pits, Car Hoists, Overhead Cranes, Turntables and a Wheel Truing Machine.  In addition, there is a Pantograph Inspection Platform for the Maintenance Workers to gain access to the top of the Light Rail Vehicle.

There is also a Car Wash Building, a Paint Shop, a Warehouse where all the Spare Parts are kept, a Radio Shop, Welding Shop and Wheel Set Repair Area, Locker Rooms, and a Break Room.  Located upstairs are the Administrative Offices.

There are 2 Traction Power Substations – one to power trains in the Yard and one to power trains in and out of the Shop.