SkyTrain Operations and Maintenance Centre Tour

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Attendees are welcomed to bring their own personal protective equipment (PPE): safety shoes, safety vest and safety glasses. Open-toed and hi-heeled shoes are not permitted.


The IEEE SFU Student Branch, Young Professionals, and Circuits and Systems Society will be hosting a tour to the SkyTrain Operations and Maintenance Centre (OMC). The OMC has various maintenance systems including: compressed ari, vacuum, and grease systems wheel as well as wheel press and ovearhead cranes.

 
Note that parking is very limited and we suggest to take public transportation if possible. Edmonds Station is ~10 minute walk to the site. If you are driving, you may find some street parking.
 
Directions to the SkyTrain OMC1:

By SkyTrain:
Ride to Edmonds station (Fare Zone 2).

Walk around or through the BC Hydro office tower (lobby, cafeteria, and Starbucks counter open to the public during office hours).

Cross both Southport and 20th Street, and walk down the sidewalk parallel to the SkyTrain line, to the OMC guardhouse.

Register and follow directions to the OMC Reception.

Total walk distance approx. 970 metres, ~10 minutes.

By vehicle:

  • from Marine Way via Byrne Road, Southridge Drive, left on Griffiths, left on 14th Avenue.

  • from eastbound Rumble Street, right on 19th Street, right on 14th Avenue.



  Date and Time

  Location

  Hosts

  Registration



  • Date: 19 Mar 2020
  • Time: 12:45 PM to 03:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-08:00) Canada/Pacific
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  • 6800 – 14th Avenue
  • Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Canada V3N 4S7
  • Building: SkyTrain OMC1
  • Room Number: OMC1 guardhouse
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  • ypvancouver@ieee.org, dainab@sfu.ca

  • Co-sponsored by IEEE Young Professionals, IEEE SFU Student Branch






Agenda

    1. Registration - 12:45 PM
    2. Tour - 1:300 PM to 3:00 PM



Attendees are welcomed to bring their own personal protective equipment (PPE): safety shoes, safety vest and safety glasses. Open-toed and hi-heeled shoes are not permitted.