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KONE Corporation, press release, June 30, 2022
KONE Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won an order to supply a suite of People Flow® solutions, including 153 escalators, 34 elevators and four autowalks, for the first phase of Metro 10 line in Zhengzhou, China.
The first phase of the Zhangzhou line starts from Zhengzhou West Railway Station and extends 21.6km to Zhengzhou Railway Station. The full line will have a total length of 42km consisting of 22 stations. Residing in the Henan Province, this Metro line will have of great significance to the city expansion, further optimizing the layout of urban functional spaces and improving the rail transit network of Zhengzhou's new western city.
KONE's delivery includes 7 KONE MiniSpace™ elevators, 27 KONE MonoSpace® elevators, 153 KONE TransitMaster™ escalators and four KONE TransitMaster™ horizontal autowalks. In addition, the contract includes two years of standard maintenance.
"We are honored to continue bringing people flow solutions to the contribution we have made in earlier phases of the construction of the Zhengzhou metro." says William B. Johnson, KONE executive vice president for Greater China. "The new transportation hub will have an important role in urban development in the region, bringing convenience and integration to the transport network."
The metro line is being developed and contracted by Zhengzhou Metro Group Co. Ltd. The leading architects are Electrification Design Institute Branch of China Railway Sixth Survey and Design Institute Group Co. Ltd.
The project is expected to be fully completed in late 2022.
KONE booked the order in
the fourth quarter of 2021.
For further information, please contact:
Scott McMahon, Senior Communications Manager, KONE Corporation, tel. +358 50 356 0462, email@example.com
Previous press releases are available at https://www.kone.com/en/news-and-insights/releases/ including:
September 23, 2021: KONE to equip a transportation hub in Shenzhen, China
June 17, 2021: KONE to equip Luoyang Metro Line 2 in China
At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, KONE provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization to add value to buildings throughout their life cycle. Through more effective People Flow®, we make people's journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. In 2021, KONE had annual sales of EUR 10.5 billion, and at the end of the year over 60,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland. www.kone.com