Installation Of “Make In India” VT Equipment at Kanpur Begins
The installation of elevators and escalators in nine Metro Stations in India has begun, The Times of India reported on August 4. A total of 27 escalators and 33 lifts are being installed in stations on the stretch of Priority Corridor between Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and Moti Jheel lake. All of the vertical-transportation equipment used in the project is “Make in India,”, having been manufactured in Chennai, and the escalators feature “crawling mode,” which allows them to run at two different speeds and stop to conserve energy. The first escalator was installed at the concourse level of the IIT Metro station.