Located in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, the Dubai Metro Red Line is a driverless railway system that introduces the first fully-automated unmanned operation system in the Middle East.
This route is approximately 52 kilometers long, linking Dubai International Airport and Jebel Ali Free Zone, a free economic zone located southwest of Dubai.
On this route, 92 Fujitec moving walks are in operation in the pedestrian bridges over the main express highway in order to enhance public convenience and accessibility to railway stations.
With the introduction of these new transportation systems, the smooth movement of tourists and citizens is ensured in the city.
Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates, which is the largest international airport in the Middle East, has added terminal buildings and concourses for exclusive use by Emirates Airline.
These facilities are served by eight "SKYTRAIN" observation elevators, the world,s largest passenger capacity observation elevator model.
With a capacity of nine tons and 120 passengers, these elevators smoothly transport a large number of people from around the world.
Each elevator has two sets of landing doors and three interior large-screen displays that provide a variety of information, images and music to passengers. In addition, each elevator is equipped with a Plasmacluster ion generating system, "IONFUL," that cleans the in-car air. Thus, a great deal of public attention has been received.
Palm Jumeirah is one of the world's largest man-made islands off the coast of Dubai, the largest commercial city on the Arabian Peninsula. The Palm Jumeirah Monorail is a 5.45 km-long rail line that runs longitudinally through the artificial island.
Four of the monorail station buildings are served by a total of 12 Fujitec elevators and a total of 20 Fujitec escalators.
The entire line is an elevated railway starting from Gateway Station, on the mainland of Palm Jumeirah, to Atlantis Aquaventure Station, the terminal station at the tip of the island. The Monorail is attracting public attention as a new unmanned fully-automatic transit system.
The "Taiwan High-speed Rail" line, which is Taiwan's representative high-speed railway, runs about 345km from north to south in Taiwan, connecting between Taipei and Kaohsiung.
Running at the maximum speed of 300km/h, the high-speed train requires about one and a half hours between Taipei and Kaohsiung.
Among the new high-speed rail stations, "Hsinchu Station," which features an impressively big curved roof, is served by two Fujitec observation elevators, and eight Fujitec escalators including high-rise models. In addition, "Tainan Station" is served by three Fujitec observation elevators and six Fujitec escalators.
These two stations are the nearest to Hsinchu Science Park and Tainan Science Park respectively, which are known for the global production base for the parts of high-tech equipment. Many business people use Fujitec products here.
The Beijing Capital International Airport is a major air gateway to China. A newly expanded terminal building in the airport has a total area of 336,000 square meters with 3 floors above ground and 2 below and the building is fully served 59 Fujitec's state-of-the-art escalators. All of the gracefully styled escalators include an energy-saving operation devices. The device automatically starts and stops the escalator when a person steps on mats located at both ends of the escalator. The devices activation promotes energy conservation when there is no user.
Calgary International Airport is the air gateway to Calgary, a major urban city in the western part of Canada.
In the terminal building, Fujitec installed 22 elevators, 13 escalators, and three autowalks.
John F. Kennedy International Airport is the air gateway to New York in the United States of America. Terminal Building No. 1 of the airport is served by a total of 29 Fujitec installations: 15 elevators, 12 escalators and 2 autowalks (moving walks).
Vancouver International Airport is the gateway to Vancouver, a city in Western Canada. In the airport buildings, there are a total of 91 Fujitec installations: 42 elevators, 34 escalators, and 15 autowalks (moving walks). With the state-of-the-art inverter-controlled system incorporated, the escalators and autowalks provide a smooth ride.
The Red Line subway is being expanded in Los Angeles, U.S.A. In this transit system, Fujitec has contracted to install a total of 161 units, including ultra high-rise escalators with a full length of 46.6 meters, all-weather type escalators, as well as whole stainless steel elevators. In addition, Fujitec installed 50 elevators and escalators for the BART subway in San Francisco.
In Seoul, a subway system crisscrosses through this capital city and plays an indispensable transportation role for its citizens. A total of 38 Fujitec escalators, including high-rise models exceeding 10 meters, are operating in eight stations on subway line 6 among Seoul's eight subway lines.
The Hanshin Namba Line is a rail line of Hanshin Electric Railway connecting Amagasaki Station and Osaka Namba Station.
In Dome-mae Station on the Hanshin Namba line, Fujitec supplied and installed two elevators and 11 escalators.
The platform floor has tastefully designed brick walls, and the elevator that connects the platform floor and the ticket gate floor has a full-glass cab and hoistway that gives a comfortable feeling of openness.
Escalators connecting the platform floor and ticket gate floor have 'fall prevention' panels made of elegantly designed glass with special consideration given to safety.
The Tokyo Tama Monorail system plays a crucial role in public transportation with tracks spanning over 16-km of north and south Tokyo. Inside six of the monorail stations, including Sakurakaido and Tachihi Stations, Fujitec installed a total of 51 products: 20 elevators and 31 escalators.
Linking 8 coastal kilometers of Kobe City between Sannomiya and Shinnagata, the municipal Kaigan Line is known under the nickname of Yumekamome (dream seagull). A total of nine high-rise escalators and full-glass elevators are operating in Sannomiya-Hanadokeimae station and Kyukyoryuchi-Daimarumae station.
Passenger Terminal 2 is the main facility of Narita International Airport, the gateway to Tokyo. The building, with six floors above ground and a total floor area of approximately 280,000 square meters, has a total of 30 Fujitec elevators and escalators in operation.
Located in southeast Osaka Bay, the Kansai International Airport is the first major 24-hour airport in Japan to operate on a man-made island. Fujitec installed a total of 35 elevators and 26 escalators in the airport buildings including this terminal, as well as the Airport Administrative Facility and Kansai Airport Station.