Otis Singapore Wins Land Transport Authority Award of Excellence for Thomson-East Coast Rapid Transit Line
Supplied and installed over 400 passenger elevators, escalators and conveyors at 22 stations along the Thomson-East Coast (TEL) mass rapid transit line
SINGAPORE, March 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Otis has received the Land Transport Authority (LTA) Safety Excellence Award Singapore for its security management processes and best practices in TEL Steps 1-3. LTA’s biennial award showcases industry best practices in that of Singapore ground transportation system. Otis received the award in the Electrical and Mechanical Contractor category (Major and Minor). Otis (NYSE: Otis) is the world leader in the manufacture, installation and maintenance of elevators and escalators.
“We are honored to support LTA in the TEL project, which will bring residents from the east and along the north-south corridor of Singapore closer to a train station and thus offer quicker access to the city,” said Grant MooneyManaging Director of Otis Southeast Asia and Singapore. “This award is a testament to Otis’ comprehensive safety management processes and the priority we place on the safety of our colleagues and our products to ensure a smooth journey for all passengers.”
The LTA prize rewards Otis’ innovation in implementing online quizzes as part of its safety training for colleagues to engage and interact on the important value.
Otis supplied and installed 419 escalators, 169 Gen2® elevators and 8 conveyor belts for the TEL, that of Singapore sixth line of rapid transit, to help parents with pushchairs, elderly passengers and people with disabilities to move safely between the different levels of metro stations.
Otis escalators and passenger conveyors are designed for the demands of public spaces such as airports, subways and other busy transport hubs. Otis The Gen2 lifts are energy efficient and reliable, with a smooth ride quality, all made possible by its flat belt technology and compact design.
To learn more about Otis products and services, visit www.otis.com.
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We disrupted the industry with our revolutionary Gen2 elevator over 20 years ago – a revolution that continues. Today’s Gen2 is smarter and more connected, redesigned to meet the needs of our customers and passengers in the digital age. With its smooth, quiet ride, space-saving design, and energy-efficient operation, the Gen2 is our best-selling elevator to date with over one million units sold. Wherever people go, you’ll find the Gen2 elevator from Otis.
Otis gives people the freedom to connect and thrive in a bigger, faster, smarter world. A world leader in the manufacture, installation and maintenance of elevators and escalators, we transport 2 billion people a day and service more than 2.1 million customer units worldwide – the most large portfolio of industry services. You’ll find us in the world’s most iconic structures, as well as residential and commercial buildings, transportation hubs, and anywhere people travel. Based at Connecticut, United States, Otis has 70,000 people, including 41,000 field professionals, all committed to meeting the diverse needs of our customers and passengers in more than 200 countries and territories. To learn more, visit www.otis.com and follow us on LinkedIn, instagram, Facebook and Twitter @OtisElevatorCo.