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Escalator - Down

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Escalator - Down

An escalator is a moving staircase – a conveyor transport device for carrying people between floors of a building.

The device consists of a motor-driven chain of individual, linked steps that move up or down on tracks, allowing the step treads to remain horizontal.

Escalators are used around the world to move pedestrian traffic in places where elevators would be impractical. Principal areas of usage include department stores, shopping malls, airports, transit systems, convention centers, hotels, arenas, stadiums and public buildings.

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Passenger/Pedestrian Signs.

Escalator - Down is part of the Passenger/Pedestrian Symbols group.

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