50% of the Kiev elevators had expired operating

У 50% киевских лифтов истек срок эксплуатации

Half of the elevators in Kiev is operated at the end of lifetime which is 25 years. About it reported in a press-service of the Deputy head of the KCSA Petro Panteleyev, reports “44.ua”. So, from operating in the capital of 21.6 thousand 10.2 thousand elevators have been working for more than 25 years. It is noted that the need for replacement and repair is determined after an expert evaluation.

“All the elevators, the lifetime of which exceeds 25 years, regularly reviewed for suitability. This year it is planned to replace the 115 elevators and upgrade three, but also includes funds for the completion of 70 sites, launched in 2015,” – said the press service. The cost of repair or replacement of the Elevator can reach a million hryvnia.

Earlier it was reported that the house on the Avenue Bazhana, 10 broke Elevator, inside of which were a married couple. In the fall, the woman received a bruise of cervical Department of a backbone, and the man – a bruise of lumbar Department of spine. The victims immediately after the incident, was taken to hospital.