thyssenkrupp equips new metro stations in Cairo
With its three lines, the metro of Cairo is one of two subway systems in the whole of Africa
thyssenkrupp Elevator provided Cairo metro subway system with 69 escalators. It will also service and maintain 432 elevators and escalators. With its three lines, the metro of Cairo is one of two subway systems in the whole of Africa. In the course of its continuous expansion, new stations are constantly built – such as Haroun el Rashied Station, Alf Masken Station, and El Shams Club Station. In all of these new stations, over 40 state-of-the-art escalators by thyssenkrupp Elevator ensure smooth travels.
Moreover, at Heliopolis Square Station, which is also new, thyssenkrupp has installed 17 escalators while at new El Nozha Station, a deal for a further 12 escalator units has just been closed.
“thyssenkrupp Elevator is really proud to be part of the Cairo metro’s rapid development. Especially in a metropolis like this, an efficient transport system and increased access is crucial for countless people but also many businesses. With our mobility solutions, we deliver and secure reliability, comfort, and maximum efficiency for the people of Cairo”, says Peter Walker, CEO of thyssenkrupp Elevator. “We put service at the heart of our business.”
thyssenkrupp Elevator has a very strong service organization, working closely with its customers. Almost half of thyssenkrupp Elevator’s employees, around 24,500 people, are service technicians, offering innovative, digitalized products and services across 150 countries.
Elsewhere in the Middle East region, thyssenkrupp has recently supplied more than 1,200 elevators, escalators and moving walks to the upcoming metro stations in Riyadh and Doha and is also currently servicing almost 800 units for the Dubai metro.