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Schindler 9700 is an escalator model currently made by Schindler. This escalator model was first made in 1998-2002. There is also the Schindler 9700 AE (Advanced Edition), which is not available in the United States.


Schindler 9700 escalators are built for buildings with high-traffic demands.


  • 93 inch width
  • 50 meters of maximum rise height at a step width of 1000 mm
  • 24.5/27.3/30 degrees angle of inclination
  • 0.5/0.65/0.75 m/s speed
  • 600/800/1000 mm normal step width

Notable installations


New South Wales

  • Epping Railway Station, Sydney (2008)

Western Australia

  • Elizabeth Quay Railway Station, Perth
  • Aubin Grove Railway Station, Aubin Grove (2016)

Czech Republic

  • Karlovo Námesti Metro Station, Prague (2019, replaces the old 1984 escalators)
  • Andel Metro Station, Prague (2018, replaces the 1984 escalators)

Hong Kong


MTR West Rail Line (fmr. KCR West Rail)

  • East Tsim Sha Tsui Station

MTR Tuen Ma Line Phase 1 (fmr. Ma On Shan Rail/MTR Ma On Shan Line)

  • Tai Wai to Wu Kai Sha Stations

MTR East Rail Line (fmr. KCR East Rail)

  • East Tsim Sha Tsui Station
  • Tai Wai Station[1]

MTR Tseung Kwan O Line

  • Yau Tong to Po Lam Stations[2]

New Zealand


  • Britomart Railway Station, Auckland (2020)

United States

New York

  • JFK Airport Light Rail Transit System, Queens
  • World Trade Center Restoration, New York
  • World Trade Center PATH, New York
  • Vesey Street Station, New York, NY

Other States

  • Tren Urbano, San Juan, PR
  • Prudential Center, Newark, NJ
  • MBTA Greenline and Maverick, Boston, MA
  • Houston Toyota Center, Houston, TX



  • Rumyantsevo Metro Station, Rumyantsevo
  • Shelepikha Metro Station, Moscow
  • Khoroshёvskaya Metro Station, Moscow
  • CSKA Metro Station, Moscow
  • Seligerskaya Metro Station, Moscow
  • Ozёrnaya Metro Station, Moscow
  • Belomorskaya Metro Station, Moscow
  • Savёlovskaya Metro Station, Moscow
  • Ryazanskaya Transport Hub, Moscow

Other countries

  • BTS Skytrain Sukhumvit Line North Extension (Ha Yaek Lat Phrao to Khu Khot Station), Bangkok and Pathum Thani, Thailand
  • Most Canada Line Stations, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Notes and references

  1. Additional installation as a part of the Ma On Shan Rail project.
  2. Excluding LOHAS Park.

See also

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