KONE wins order to equip stages 4 and 5 of the Thomson-East Coast Line in Singapore

27.02.2019 klo 08:12 KONE wins order to equip stages 4 and 5 of the Thomson-East Coast Line in Singapore

KONE Corporation, press release, February 27, 2019

KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won an order
to supply elevators and escalators for stages four and five of the Thomson-East
Coast Line of Singapore's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system and pedestrian
overhead bridges.

KONE will supply the city's transport system with a total of 218 elevators and
183 escalators. These will include 215 KONE 3000 SMonoSpace® elevators, 3 KONE
MiniSpace(TM) elevators, and 183 KONE TransitMaster(TM) 140 escalators.

Through the deal, KONE elevators and escalators will serve passengers at nine
new stations belonging to the Thomson-East Coast Line, three new stations
completing the loop of the existing Circle Line and Tanah Merah station on the
East-West Line. It also includes provision of elevators for the upcoming "four-
in-one" rail and bus depot, a multi-level complex that incorporate three MRT
depots and one bus depot. Fifty-two of the KONE elevators will also provide
passengers with efficient access to pedestrian overhead bridges at the

"We have wide experience in equipping major infrastructure projects around the
world, and I am  immensely pleased that our innovative people flow solutions
will offer value to Singapore's transport system and contribute to smooth, safe
and efficient day-to-day journeys for the island's commuters," says Axel
Berkling, executive vice president for KONE Asia Pacific.

The Thomson-East Coast MRT Line and pedestrian overhead bridges are projects of
the Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore. The works in the contract are
expected to be completed in 2025.

KONE booked the order in the fourth quarter of 2018 and the first quarter of

For further information, please contact:
Hanna Rutanen, Director, External Communications, KONE Corporation, tel.
+358 41 507 1361, media@kone.com

Read more
Previous press releases are available at http://www.kone.com/en/news-and-
insights/releases/ including:
January 28, 2019: KONE wins order for first phase of the Shanghai Metro's Line
September 24, 2018: KONE wins order to equip second phase of Finland's West
Metro extension
June 5, 2018: KONE improves the flow of urban life in China with three new metro
line wins
March 9, 2018: KONE wins further orders for Zhengzhou metro line in China

About KONE
At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in
the elevator and escalator industry, KONE provides elevators, escalators and
automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization
to add value to buildings throughout their life cycle. Through more effective
People Flow®, we make people's journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in
taller, smarter buildings. In 2018, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 9.1
billion, and at the end of the year over 57,000 employees. KONE class B shares
are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland. www.kone.com

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