On the slope of the park in Barcelona, to provide access to the stadium of Palau Sant Jordi during the Olympic Games of 1992, the company Elevadores Spain supplied and installed 22 street escalators FT-732. After about 15 years of Barcelona Municipal Council has concluded with the company another contract for the modernization of escalators and their equipment with a remote control system using video cameras and megaphones.
These systems in the park of Montjuïc added to enhance the quality of service and safety of users of the escalators — tourists and participants in international trade fairs and conferences.
Modernization of mechanical components was as follows:
♦ replacement of the entire drive train, including the motor and gear;
♦ replacement of the chain traction, propelling stage;
♦ replacement pull chain for the handrail;
♦ replacement of handrails with the corresponding rolling elements;
♦ renovation and replacement of all components of the guide and limiting steps;
♦ Update the entire lower swing bridge;
♦ refurbishment and painting of the whole chain of steps. Modernization of electrical / electronic systems of the escalator included:
♦ new electrical cabinets installed outside the mechanism of the escalator;
♦ installation of an electronic frequency drive to provide more comfort when moving users;
♦ new lighting escalators.
To improve the quality of monitoring the state of the escalator, the replacement of the existing system of management and monitoring escalators. It is now possible to carry out the current control of escalators and their faults, and relevant information brought to the attention of people through megaphones. The movement device can be controlled from a new control center. To set the control devices needed to accommodate different secondary network and a core network the transmission of data and images on optical fibers. The system combines a megaphone camera and speakers with the control center located in the building of the stadium Palau Sant Jordi. Works finished in June