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Mid To High Rise, Heavy Duty Transportation System Traction Elevator Design Guideline


This document contains design guidelines for transit systems to use to specify heavy duty, mid to high rise (more than 40 feet) traction elevators. APTA developed these guidelines to improve operating reliability of mid to high rise elevators that operate in a public transit environment.

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Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA RT-EE-RP-003-04 09/11/2004 Published Current


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