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Recommendations for Fire Service Lifts in Underground Stations published

In December 2018, the “Recommendations for Fire Service Lifts in underground Stations” were published as the 51st volume in the STUVA “Research + Practice” series. The planners of underground stations that have to be constructed are provided with concrete criteria to enable them to safely assess the suitability of a fire service lift or elevator.

Numerous investigations and calculation methods are available for the self-rescue of persons from underground transport facilities in the event of fire. However, third-party rescue by firemen is largely unexplored. In this connection, third-party...

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