KONE to equip phase two of Metro Line 10 in Chongqing, China

KONE Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won an order to supply a suite of People Flow® solutions, including 28 KONE elevators and 228 KONE escalators, for a metro line in Chongqing, China.

The phase two of Chongqing Metro Line 10 has a total length of almost 10 kilometers, starting from Liyuchi Station and ending at Lanhua Road. There are eight stations, seven underground stations and one elevated station, including four transfer stations. The line passes through Jiangbei District, Yuzhong District and Nan’an District.

KONE’s delivery includes 18 KONE MonoSpace® elevators, 10 MiniSpace™ elevators and 228 KONE TransitMaster™ escalators. The contract also includes two years of standard maintenance.

“We are excited to deliver our solutions to improve the flow of urban life in Chongqing and help make metro travel safer and smoother,” says Joe Bao, KONE executive vice president of Greater China.

The building is being developed by Chongqing Rail Transit (Group) Co. Ltd,?the contractor is Chongqing Monorail Engineering Co. Ltd?and the leading architects are Beijing Urban Construction Design and Research Institute Co. Ltd.?

The project is expected to be fully completed in June 2023.

KONE booked the order in the third quarter of 2022.