Moscow Metro Opens World’s Longest Escalator at Park Pobedy Station

PHOTO by Valery Sharifulin / TASS

According to Moscow’s Deputy Mayor for Urban Policy and Construction Marat Khusnullin, the Park Pobedy metro station in Moscow is now home to the world’s longest escalator, TASS reported.

“We have installed an escalator at Park Pobedy [metro station],” Khusnullin said. “It is the longest one in the world. We can now submit an application to Guinness World Records.”

Khusnullin said the escalator is almost 130 metres long and it descends to a depth of 68 metres.