Highest Lift in Europe Opens in Moscow City Skyscaper

PHOTO by  Alexey Filippov / RIA Novosti

The highest-reaching lift in Europe is now in use in Moscow City’s Federation Tower, RIA Novosti reported, quoting AEON, the corporation that owns the skyscraper.

The lift reaches a height of 355 metres above the ground and covers a total distance of 365 metres when taking into account the underground floors. The lift capacity is two tonnes and it can reach a speed of eight metres per second.

According to AEON, the opening of the lift coincided with the opening of the southern entrance of the Federation Tower East.

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In December, the highest skating rink in Europe opened on the top story of the OKO Tower in Moscow City.