The Europe’s highest elevator shaft has been constructed in “Federation Tower. The East” located in Moscow City business center, the press office of he complex announced on Friday.
According to the statement, the launch of the highest lift in Europe took place simultaneously with the opening of the Southern entrance lobby of the tower.
The elevator’s cabin moves without switches from the second underground level to the 94th storey. Schindler freight-passenger elevator will go up at the height of 355 meter above the ground level. Its total path of motion with the consideration of underground floors will amount to 365 meters. The elevator’s carrying capacity is 2 tons.
As a reference, the Moscow International Business Center “Moscow City” is a commercial district in the center of the capital city of Russia. It is located near the Third Ring Road in Presnensky District of Central Administrative District and is currently under development.