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World's oldest escalators removed after 71 years of service at Moscow Metro

World's oldest escalators have recently been removed from Baumanskaya station of the Moscow Metro (subway) as part of repairs. The escalators were installed at the station 71 years ago - in 1944.

Elements of the oldest escalators of the world were sent to the National Museum of the Moscow Metro, Interfax reports with reference to the press service of the Moscow Metro. 

Also read: Moscow Metro kills 1,500 people every year

Baumanskaya metro station was closed for reconstruction on February 8, 2015. The works to repair the station will last for eleven months. It is planned to install new pay-gates, build new ticket offices, etc. The administration of the Moscow Metro promised that the historical appearance of the Baumanskaya station would not be altered, Pravda.Ru reports.

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