China unveils world’s fastest elevator which travels at 45 mph


PUBLISHED Thu, October 06, 2016 - 12:13am EDT


The Shanghai Tower may be the world's second tallest building. But when it comes to speed, it's second to none. The 2,074 feet-tall skyscraper has installed a ground-breaking Mitsubishi elevator that travels at an incredible 20.5 meters per second. No elevator in the world is faster. Visitors are whisked up to the building's viewing tower by the lightning fast elevator, from where they have unrivaled views of the Bund. (CNN)





t="1"}   China     

 

LEAVE COMMENTS



HAPPENING NOW


AROUND THE WEB




 

LIVE WIRE

Barclays hit by computer crash, customers unable to withdraw money     18 hrs  

Strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Pacific Ocean off Tonga     1 day  

Delta Flight 1591 returns to Charlotte after bird strike     1 day  

2 police officers shot in northeast Washington, D.C.     2 days  

King’s Cross tube station evacuated due to ‘emergency’     2 days  



.
email alerts



Just want the important news? Sign up now for the fastest email alerts from BNO News. Click here to get started!



Happening Now

Kaitlyn Cheatham and Haven Coutee killed in crash in Deville, LA     15 hrs  

Man drives car into pedestrians in Germany, injuring 3      17 hrs  

Barclays hit by computer crash, customers unable to withdraw money     18 hrs  

Iraqi journalist Shifa Gardi killed while reporting from Mosul      20 hrs  

Woman found dead at David Thompson Secondary School in Vancouver     1 day  





More U.S. News

U.S. Justice Department rescinds plan to phase out private prisons     2 days  

Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos resigns     4 days  

Trump names Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to be National Security Advisor     5 days  

2 police officers shot in Whittier near Los Angeles     5 days  

Russia’s UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin dead at 64     5 days