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thyssenkrupp escalators: safe, reliable and rugged

Our industry-leading escalators optimize the flow of people in airports and metro and train stations around the globe. They also improve the use of every floor in shopping malls, department stores and convention center worldwide. That’s because our escalators are safe, reliable and rugged.

Whether you opt for a standard product configuration or a tailor-made solution, our escalators are the perfect blend of eye-catching design, exceptional efficiency and enhanced flexibility and comfort.

Smart product design

  • Unique step fastening

    Maintenance friendly and reliable

  • Unique track system

    Precise step position for an ultra-smooth ride

  • Unique handrail inlet

    Dirt resistant and safe

Superior product quality

  • Extensive in-house testing

    Reliable product performance

  • Solid truss structure

    Code-certified welding

  • Robust step design

    Exceeding load requirements

Compelling features and options

  • Intelligent energy efficiency

    Usage-based modes of operation

  • Stunning aesthetics

    Limitless design options

  • Industry-leading safety

    Over 50 safety features

Velino – The design escalator for stylish interiors.

Velino: The design escalator for stylish interiors

Velino is engineered for commercial use and designed to reflect the most modern aesthetics. With its wide array of design options, this attractive escalator enhances your building’s visual appeal without making any compromises.

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Velino – The design escalator for stylish interiors.

Velino Classic: The benchmark in basic commercial escalators

Velino Classic performs to perfection in any shopping centre or department store. Its great value gives you a simple way to benefit from our world-renowned product quality.

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Tugela – The innovative escalator for high-traffic areas.

Tugela: The innovative escalator for high-traffic areas

Tugela is tough. In metro and airport areas alike, Tugela performs around the clock, safely and reliably transporting high passenger volumes.

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Victoria – The escalator powerhouse for extended travel heights.

Victoria: The powerhouse escalator for high heights

No job is too demanding for our Victoria escalator. Travelling heights of up to 75 metres, it handles heavy loads non-stop in any weather.

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Escalator comparison

Specifications velino series tugela victoria
Max rise (metres) 15 22 75
Max capacity (people/hour) 7,300 8,200 8,200
Inclination (degrees) 27.3 | 30 | 35 24.5 | 27.3 | 30 | 35 24.5 | 27.3 | 30 | 35
Application Commercial Traffic Traffic
Step chain roller Inside Inside Outside
Location handrail drive Truss Truss Newel | Truss
Handrail shape U-shape U-shape | V-shape U-shape | V-shape
Climate conditions Indoor |
Outdoor sheltered
Indoor | Outdoor Indoor | Outdoor
Nominal step width (millimetres) 600 | 800 | 1,000 600 | 800 | 1,000 600 | 800 | 1,000
Speed (metres/second) 0.5 | 0.65 0.5 | 0.65 | 0.75 0.5 | 0.65 | 0.75
Horizontal run (millimetres) 800 | 1,200 | 1,600 800 | 1,200 | 1,600 800 | 1,200 | 1,600
Transition ­radii
Top | Bottom (millimetres)
1,050 | 1,050
1,500 | 1,050
1,050 | 1,050
1,500 | 1,050
2,000 | 2,600
1,050 | 1,050
1,500 | 1,050
2,000 | 2,600
2,000 | 3,600
2,000 | 4,200
Balustrade Slim | Robust Robust | Metal | Sandwich Robust | Metal | Sandwich
Aesthetic lights Balustrade | Skirt | Truss |
Ambient cladding |
Soffit cladding
Balustrade | Skirt | Truss |
Ambient cladding |
Soffit cladding
Balustrade | Skirt | Truss |
Ambient cladding |
Soffit cladding
Traffic lights Floor plate | Decking |
Floor plate | Decking |
Newel | Column
Floor plate | Decking |
(Glas) Newel |
Safety lights Step gap | Comb plate Step gap | Comb plate Step gap | Comb plate
Drive unit Chain drive Chain drive | Direct drive Chain drive | Direct drive
Possible energy efficency class A+++ A+++ A+++

We reserve the right to make technical modifications to our products at any time and exclude all liability. Shown thresholds depend on configuration details and may vary in individual cases. Availability of options and features also depends on individual configurations. Illustrations aid the general understanding and may differ from the actual design.

A few references

escalator heathrow airport london united kingdom

Heathrow airport

London, United Kingdom


Raine Square offices

Perth, Australia


Delhi airport

Delhi, India


Munich metro

Munich, Germany


Shinsegae Centum City department store

Busan, South Korea


Sanlitun Soho multiplex

Beijing, China

thyssenkrupp quartier

thyssenkrupp Quartier

Essen, Germany


Zeche Zollverein

Essen, Germany

Sydney Top Ryde shopping center

Top Ryde shopping center

Sydney, Australia


Historic old town Toledo

Toledo, Spain


Line C metro

Rome, Italy


MyZeil shopping Center

Frankfurt, Germany


Shenzhen North railway station

Shenzhen, China


Prague metro

Prague, Czech Republic


Amsterdam metro

Amsterdam, Netherlands


Messe Frankfurt

Frankfurt, Germany