A lift with a view and a half – Lift Companies

If you’re going to hold the record for being the world’s tallest outdoor lift then you really should have the word “long” in your name, just like the amazing Bailong Elevator in Hunan, China. The Guinness World Record holding lift stands at 326m and is in the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.

Over half of the lift (171.4m) is above ground and is built onto the side of a quartzite cliff. Passengers who dare to ride the spine tingling lift are treated ...

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Toilet emergency

Ever been in a lift and been dying to use the toilet? It’s probably happened to most of us, but what about being trapped in a lift for hours due to an earthquake and really needing to go? It might sound like your worst nightmare but it’s what happens in Japan quite a lot due to their frequent powerful earthquakes. The most recent was a 7.8 magnitude quake on Saturday where 14 lifts were trapped between storeys.

Now, officials are thinking ...

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