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Elevator Replacement to Close NYC Clark Street Station

Elevator Replacement to Close NYC Clark Street Station

By Elevator World | September 16, 2021

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) plans to close the 2 and 3 lines’ Clark Street station in Brooklyn Heights in NYC from November 2 until spring 2022 in order to replace all three existing elevators, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports. Closing all three elevators at the same time is the quickest of three options presented by the…

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Schindler to Provide 180 Escalators for Indian Metro

Schindler to Provide 180 Escalators for Indian Metro

By Elevator World | August 31, 2021

Schindler has been selected to deliver 180 escalators for stations on two new routes that are part of Bangalore Metro Rail Corp.’s Phase 2 project in southern India, which will integrate Bengaluru’s (also known as Bangalore) metro network with other transport systems and eventually connect Kempegowda International Airport with the city’s IT district, Construction Week Online is…

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KONE Begins Escalator Work at Virginia Metro Station

KONE Begins Escalator Work at Virginia Metro Station

By Elevator World | August 18, 2021

KONE began the installation of four new and more durable escalators at the Pentagon City Metro Station in Arlington, Virginia, on August 16, Patch.com reports. Both entrances to the Pentagon City Metro Station will need to be closed at different times during construction, with the east side of South Hayes Street being the first. Crews will tear…

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Installation Of “Make In India” VT Equipment at Kanpur Begins

By Elevator World | August 7, 2021

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…

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Cuttack, India, Station Set for Upgrades, Hosts Tour

Cuttack, India, Station Set for Upgrades, Hosts Tour

By Elevator World | July 29, 2021

Plans for improvements to passenger amenities at India’s Cuttack Railway Station drew the interest of Khurda Road Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) Shashi Kant Singh, who led an inspection tour of the facility in July, Pragativadi News reported. Addressing the media, Singh said that many redevelopment projects, including new vertical-transportation equipment, have been initiated within the past five…

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TKE to Equip Stockholm Metro Stations With 44 Escalators

TKE to Equip Stockholm Metro Stations With 44 Escalators

By Elevator World | July 23, 2021

TK Elevator (TKE) has won a multimillion-euro order from AB Storstockholms Lokaltrafik to equip Stockholm metro stations with 44 heavy-duty victoria escalators, TKE announced on July 22. The 110-km-long system, also known as the tunnelbana, is world-famous for its paintings and sculptures that attract hundreds of thousands of visitors a year, in addition to its…

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Renderings for CTA Station Makeover Released

Renderings for CTA Station Makeover Released

By Elevator World | June 15, 2021

Renderings for a slated US $180-million makeover for the State/Lake Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) station in downtown Chicago have been released, the Chicago Sun Times reported in June. The remodel will make the station more accessible, double the current width of the platform and include an overhead glass canopy, four elevators and a walkway to connect the…

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AKE Elevator Providing 68 Units to Ankara Metro In Turkey

AKE Elevator Providing 68 Units to Ankara Metro In Turkey

By Elevator World | March 19, 2021

Vertical-transportation (VT) equipment manufacturer Ake Elevator and Escalator Trade Co., Ltd., headquartered in Antalya, Turkey, signed a contract to provide 68 VT units to the Ataturk Cultural Center (AKM) railway station and Kizilay line of the Ankara Metro. Ake will supply 52 escalators, four moving walks, seven elevators and five platform lifts. The 3.3-km, US$150-million…

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