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Turkey Capital Has New Pedestrian Overpasses With VT

Turkey Capital Has New Pedestrian Overpasses With VT

By Elevator World | January 14, 2022

Officials with the Ankara, Turkey, Metropolitan Municipality are prioritizing safety for pedestrians by building pedestrian overpasses with escalators and elevators, especially in areas with heavy vehicle traffic, RaillyNews reports. The Department of Urban Aesthetics has completed construction of nine new, modern overpasses with vertical transportation (VT), and the officials continue to build overpasses for pedestrian safety. It…

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New Elevators, Escalators And More For Indian Railway Stations

New Elevators, Escalators And More For Indian Railway Stations

By Elevator World | January 12, 2022

Indian Member of Parliament (MP) Mohan Kundariya on January 9 inaugurated three escalators and one elevator at Rajkot Railway Station in the western Indian state of Gujarat, making it the first in the Saurashtra region to have such amenities, The Indian EXPRESS reports. Two escalators serve platform 1, one is between platforms 2 and 3 and a…

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Escalators Out At Multiple Seattle Transit Stations

Escalators Out At Multiple Seattle Transit Stations

By Elevator World | January 10, 2022

Sound Transit, Seattle’s public-transportation system, is being hit by escalator breakdowns at multiple stations, 770KTTH says. The report found there were broken escalators during the opening weeks of light rail station in Roosevelt, and similar problems, on both Christmas and New Year’s Day, at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The source said in early January there were 19…

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Tunnel, Escalator Improvements Planned In Northern Line

Tunnel, Escalator Improvements Planned In Northern Line

By Elevator World | January 10, 2022

The Northern line that takes London tube riders to the Bank station is set to shut down in mid-January for planned improvements, including new escalators, at the site, Ian Visits reports. The line, between Kennington and Moorgate, will be unavailable to riders as the work is carried out. The closure of the Northern line was determined needed because a new tunnel…

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KONE To Provide 22 Units For Signia By Hilton Atlanta

KONE To Provide 22 Units For Signia By Hilton Atlanta

By Elevator World | January 6, 2022

KONE has won an order to provide 16 elevators and six escalators to the Signia by Hilton Hotel Atlanta, connected to the Georgia World Congress Center and overlooking the Mercedes-Benz Stadium sports and entertainment complex, the OEM announced on January 5. In addition to 15 passenger, one service elevator and six escalators, KONE solutions include…

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New York Marriott Marquis

New York Marriott Marquis

By Elevator World | January 5, 2022

Escalators, ModernizationNYC by Elise King, KONEphotos by Paul Warchol Photography Inc. Introduction In NYC, the city that never sleeps, the New York Marriott Marquis stands solidly at the heart of the action. With nearly 2,000 guest rooms and more than 100,000 ft2 of meeting space on seven floors, the hotel is the city’s largest and…

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Taichung MRT

Taichung MRT

By Elevator World | January 5, 2022

Escalators, New ConstructionTaichung, Taiwan submitted by Ian Lau, Otis Elevator Co. Project Description Taichung is Taiwan’s second-largest city, home to more than 2.8 million residents. Despite its size, however, the primary means of transportation by residents has historically been by scooter or automobile. That changed in April 2021 with the opening of the city’s first…

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Central Railway Plans 2022 Improvements In India

By Elevator World | January 4, 2022

With 2021 including the addition of 86 elevators and 125 escalators at Central Railway stations in and around Mumbai, India, the organization plans several initiatives to strengthen infrastructure and execute various measures for passengers in 2022, The Free Press Journal reports. The improvements focus on infrastructure work in general, a fight against COVID-19 and improved passenger amenities. In particular,…

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Two New Escalators In Service At Mumbai Suburbs

Two New Escalators In Service At Mumbai Suburbs

By Elevator World | December 20, 2021

Western Railway has opened service to two new escalators at stations in Virar and Kandivali, a pair of Mumbai suburbs, The Free Press Journal reported in December. The escalators were provided to Platform No. 3/4 at the Virar station and No. 2/3 of Kandivali at a cost of about INR10 million (US$131,535) apiece. They each can carry…

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TKE Celebrates Delivery Of 160 Units For Xian Metro

TKE Celebrates Delivery Of 160 Units For Xian Metro

By Elevator World | December 20, 2021

TK Elevator (TKE) recently celebrated delivery of 160 units, including 126 escalators and 34 elevators, serving Xian Metro Line 14 in China. The units serve the latest addition to the subway network in Xian, the third most populous city in western China. TKE Asia Pacific Communications Manager Benjamin Tang told ELEVATOR WORLD the opening of…

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