In pictures: The world's fastest lifts
January 23, 2013
1. Taipei 101 has the world's fastest lifts at 60.6kph. Copyright: Daniel Shih
2. The Yokohama Landmark Tower in Japan is second with speeds of 45 kph. Picture by Mathias Beinling.
3. The Burj Khalifa is joint third at 36kph. Christopher Pike / The National
3. China World Trade Centre Tower III is also joint third with the Burj Khalifa. Picture by Igor Butyrskii
The Jin Mao Tower is an 88-storey skyscraper in Shanghai.
4. The John Hancock Center in Chicago is fourth at 33 kph. Picture by Royce Douglas
5. The Shanghai Tower in Shanghai, China. Picture by Jason Zhou
3. The Shanghai World Financial Centre. Picture by ThyssenKrupp Elevator AG
3. Sunshine 60 Building in Tokyo. Picture by Chris JongKind