MARTA Armour Yard Rail Car Maintenance Facility

TT5316 Monday, June 27, 9:30am - 12:00pm CANCELLED

Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) personnel will provide a tour of the rail car maintenance shop, hazardous materials storage, and yard control tower. The tour will include a short presentation of safety considerations during the design phase of critical areas, such as spaces used for the storage of hazardous substances, as well as safety precautions and procedures required for facility operation. The tour will include a tour of the yard control tower; dynamometer area; blowdown pit (where the underside of the rail car is washed); fire protection system; backshop and the stinger/warning system for energized power.

Requirements: Each attendee must complete a background check prior to the tour. No photos or videos permitted.

Departure Information: 9:15am from the Georgia World Congress Center

Capacity: 25 attendees