GUANGZHOU, China , March 1 , 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In line with the government of China’s initiative to enhance and expand the urban infrastructure of its many cities, construction of new metro and light rail networks continues apace in 2020, further stimulating the demand for escalators and elevators. Guangzhou Metro Line 21 As an established product and service provider for many of China’s light rail transit systems, Hitachi Elevator ( China ) Co., Ltd. (“Hitachi Elevator”) provides a diversified lineup of solutions designed for the various scenarios that can be encountered in urban rail transit. […] The first prototype of Hitachi’s public traffic type escalator which was installed at the stations of Guangzhou Metro Line 1 in 1997 have remained in stable operation for more than 23 years. In 2020, the company provided over 2,000 elevators and escalators to sections of 13 rail transit lines in 12 cities, working in concert with railway construction contractors to assure meeting the schedules for on-time initiation of service on Changsha Metro Line 3, Shenzhen Metro Line 10, Wuhan Metro Line 8, Chengdu Metro Line 9, Kunming Metro Line 4, among several others. With the rapid urbanization and continued enhancement of urban infrastructure across China , construction and operation standards have been made stricter in a move to enhance the efficiency and safety of rail transit.
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