The new European safety standard escalators and passenger conveyors

Information of the Technical Committee for Standardization TC 209 «Lifts, escalators, passenger conveyors and lifting platforms for people with disabilities»

May 29, 2008 by the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) approved a new European standard «Safety of escalators and moving walks — Part 1: Units and installations» EN 115-1: 2008. The document, prepared by the Technical Committee CEN / TC 10 «Lifts, escalators and passenger conveyors», from December 2009 to replace standard EN 115: 1995, well known in Russia by adapting it «Recommendation on the design and installation of floor escalators and passenger conveyors» RD 10-172-97 Gosgortechnadzor Russia.

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Sound judgment

There was a case that all the parameters related to accidents on escalators. Fortunately, no one received any injuries. However, the incident will certainly lead to litigation, it is necessary that the building owner and the passenger escalator can get compensation for damage to property caused by accidents. Take a moment to this article, and then just take a look at the last column to reflect that comes to mind in connection with this event.

The Lift industry spent a lot of time, money and effort to ensure that it produced equipment ensures maximum safety and comfort of passengers.

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In Germany build a hypersonic plane

  Researchers at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) develop hypersonic airliner SpaceLiner Back in 2005 there was a project of creation of a hypersonic airliner SpaceLiner, which was approved by the European Union and the European of cosmic Agentstvom.Planiruetsya that will SpaceLiner reusable spaceship, which will be about 24 times the speed of sound. Similar liner fails in 90 minutes fly half the globe. SpaceLiner be able to deliver 100 passengers from Europe to California in 60 minutes and 50 passengers from Australia to Europe in 90 minutes. According to the developers Blueprint SpaceLiner, for its actual construction in Europe

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Electric locomotive EP20-002 sent to the test site in Sherbinka

The second locomotive Novocherkassk Electric Locomotive Plant (NEVZ) — EP20-002 sent to the 5000-kilometer run on the test site VNIIZhT Scherbinka (Moscow region).

Two-system passenger electric locomotive EP20-002, the assembly of which was completed on NEVZ (part of ZAO "Transmashholding") in March of this year, sent to the test site VNIIZhT Scherbinka. Here it will be operational in the amount of mileage 5000 km, which is the most important part of the testing of new locomotives.

According to the current schedule, in September 2012 EP20 must obtain a certificate of conformity, and in the 4th quarter — to begin

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Electric locomotive EP20-002 sent in for testing Belorechensk

Two-system passenger electric locomotive EP20-002, created at the Novocherkassk Electric Locomotive Plant in collaboration with the French company Alstom Transport, sent to the test site Belorechenskaya Maikop-North-Caucasian railway.

Locomotives have to go through trial runs at speeds of 140 to 160 km / h At the same time they will be comprehensive and dynamic tests on the effects on the way. After this locomotive will be tested chassis at speeds of 200 to 220 km / h on October railway track section on the Moscow — St. Petersburg, allowing the locomotive to develop such speed.

It is planned that at

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IN TWO MONTHS IN IRAN AIRCRAFT FLEET Enrich UKRAINIAN PLANES

The Director-General of Aviation "Iran AIRTOUR" Sirus Bacher in an interview with ISNA reported that Iran first aircraft will arrive "An 158" and two months later the country's fleet of 40 passenger aircraft will replenish "AN 158" and "Iran 140".

  

As noted by Cyrus Bacher, planes "An 158" must be received in September.

Said 40 aircraft include 20 aircraft, "Iran 140" and 20 "AN 158". The latest model of "An 158" are designed for 99 seats and "Iran 140"? with 50 seats.

Sirus Bacher said that passenger planes "An 158" produced

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Sea trials took a new passenger ship Palmyra-2

Ltd. "PetergofEkspress" (a group of companies "Astramarin", St. Petersburg) successfully conducted sea trials of the first production passenger ship of a series of vessels under construction at the facilities of OOO "Ladoga transport factory" (Shlissel'burg, Leningrad region).

GC "Astramarin" at the end of 2011 a contract for the construction of three such vessels to use them in St. Petersburg.

 

The project of new ships for the Russian River Register (RRR) is developed by "Special". The new ship will replace the popular St. Petersburg pleasure boats of the "Fontanka", thus it will fully meet

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FSB has announced a tender for the purchase of the An-148

FSB announced tenders for the acquisition of the An-148, to which the agency is ready to spend 1.43 billion rubles.

In Russia, the assembly of the aircraft is engaged in Voronezh Aircraft Manufacturing Company (VACO). VACO potential competitor in the auction may be the Kiev factory "AVIANT" at facilities that also begin production of this type of aircraft.

As follows from the requirements specification, the aircraft must be designed to fly at any time of day and year, and adverse weather conditions. Also, the liner must be made in VIP-version and have three salons

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The increase in passenger traffic at Sheremetyevo and Paszkowski (Krasnodar)

JSC "Sheremetyevo International Airport" for the first six months of 2013 increased passenger traffic by 13.5% compared to the same period last year — up to 13 million 359 people, according to a statement on the website of the company.

International air lines (IAL) for the period benefited 8,000,000 553 thousand (up 12%), internal (DAL) — 4 million 837 thousand (16.2% growth). In June of this year, passenger traffic increased by 14.2% compared to the same period last year — up to 2 million 852 thousand people. MVL advantage 1,000,000 840 thousand passengers (up 9.2%), DAL —

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Not flown to Minsk

Canadian aircraft production "CRJ-100" on the rise suddenly lost his balance and wing hooking the concrete began to tumble. As a result, the board broke into two parts and ignited. More 2-10’s passengers, including pilots, airport services were retained. Several people were hospitalized with burns. This is the first case of an accident with a passenger plane in history-independent Belarus. Disasters transport vessels Belarusian airlines with human victims happened more than once.Seven people

As told Armenian Embassy in Minsk, with reference to national aviation authorities, as a result of the crash, owned by the company "Belavia" seven people

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