KONE wins order to equip the Zhengzhou metro line from Zhengzhou airport to Xuchang

Press Release Published 18/01/2022

KONE Corporation, press release, January 18, 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 37 KONE elevators, 195 KONE escalators and four KONE autowalks for Zhengzhou metro line in China from Zhengzhou airport to Xuchang. 

This transit line connects Zhengzhou airport and Xuchang east station of Jian'an District. The total length of the line is more than 35 kilometers, and it includes 16 underground stations, including five transfer stations.   

KONE's delivery includes 195 KONE TransitMaster escalators, four TransitMaster autowalks and 37 KONE MonoSpace® elevators. In addition, the contract includes two years of standard maintenance. 

"We are honored to have this opportunity to continue building on the contributions we have made in earlier phases of the construction of the Zhengzhou metro. This transit line will further help meet the demanding people flow needs and contribute to a premium passenger experience," said William B. Johnson, KONE executive vice president for Greater China.    

The developer is Zhengzhou Metro Group Co. Ltd. The main architect is Zhengzhou Rail Transit Design and Research Institute Co., Ltd  

KONE booked the order in the second quarter of 2021.

For further information, please contact:  
Hanna Rutanen, Head of Communications, KONE Corporation, tel. +358 41 507 1361, media@kone.com  

Read more 
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 - KONE Corporation
June 17, 2021 KONE to equip Luoyang Metro Line 2 in China 
April 13, .2021 KONE wins order for Zhuhai Huafa Plaza mixed-use development in Zhuhai, China 

March 25, 2021 KONE to equip Citymark Center in Shenzhen China
February 2, 2021 KONE to equip Chengdu Magic Cube in China's Chengdu 

About KONE

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 2020, KONE had annual sales of EUR 9.9 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. 


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