Daily press, 2008-09-24, 11:00 AM
New orders from Russia
ThyssenKrupp Elevator is demonstrating its technological know-how in Russia. The company has won a contract to supply a total of ten TWIN systems, 19 conventional elevators and three escalators for the new Mercury City Tower in Moscow. The 380-meter-tall multifunctional building is part of the new Moscow City district and will offer residential, office, retail and leisure space. The TWINs will transport passengers to a height of 185 meters at speeds of up to seven meters per second. A total of 15 high-rises are being built in the new district of the Russian capital, including the Moscow Federation Tower, which will also be equipped among other things with 22 TWIN elevators from ThyssenKrupp Elevator.
140 installations for new terminal at Vnukovo International Airport
ThyssenKrupp Elevator is to exclusively supply 41 elevators, 54 escalators and 38 moving walks for the new terminal A of Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow. Seven passenger boarding bridges have also been ordered by the Russian client. The new 250,000 square meter terminal will be the centerpiece of the airport and is designed to handle 20 million passengers a year.
A total of 27 panoramic elevators will be installed in the two-section glass complex. The design of the escalators will also stand out: Transparent safety-glass balustrades and energy-efficient LED lighting will provide a pleasant and attractive atmosphere. The moving walks will transport travelers quickly and safely through the 360 and 520 meter halls to the gates.