Ankara Metropolitan Municipality EGO General Directorate reported that the repairs of the defective escalators in the metro stations will be completed as soon as possible.
X 14 in October 2019 statement on non-operating escalators in subway stations; There are total 508 units (escalators, elevators, disabled platforms, escalators) on Ankara Metro, Ankaray and Teleferic lines; escalators, the most important element in the working system, broken hand chains and broken down due to the failure of the maintenance of the stairs caused by the lack of maintenance problems, the problem of supplying spare parts within the framework of the previous period was stressed.
In addition, the statement, 28 August 2019 in order to overcome the problem that a new tender was held; It was stated that the spare parts supplied after the tender were started to be installed on the escalators which were defective as of 5 October 2019 and the problems would be solved as soon as possible in connection with the contractor's labor capacity ratio as of October.
Within this scope, immediately after the tender for the elimination of the faults, the works were started.
1 As of October 2019, the number of closed handbands was 20, while 17 was transferred to 2019 as of November 2; the number of units switched off due to step chain failure has been reduced from 14 to 6.
Metro stations which are currently closed with some exit points due to hand band failure:
• Necatibey Highways Side Platform Exit
• AKM In-Station Escalator
Metro stations which are currently closed to some exit points due to step chain failure:
• Kızılay Station Constitutional Monarchy Exit
• National Library Station Library Exit
• MTA Station Public Bank Exit
• Botanical Station 1.nci Output
• Botanical Station 2.nci Output
• EXIT Station 4 Output
The repairs of the defective escalators in the above-mentioned stations will be completed as soon as possible. ”