KONE WINS 268-UNIT ORDER FOR SHANGHAI METRO LINE 15
KONE has announced it will deliver 268 escalators and elevators to Shanghai’s newest Metro Line 15, which, once completed in 2020, will form part of the world’s longest mass-transit rail system. KONE will equip 16 stations with 203 of its TransitMaster™ escalators, and install 65 of its MonoSpace® elevators across all 30 stations. The project is being undertaken by Shanghai Rail Transit Line 15 Development Co., Ltd. Serving the western areas of the city, the line will be 42 km long and have 30 underground stations. It will accommodate about 1 million individual trips on a typical weekday and have its terminal stations at Gucun Park in Baoshan District and Zizhu Hi-Tech Park in Minhang.