Moving people forward

Whether it’s our passengers, our customers or our colleagues, we put people at the centre of everything we do

Refined yet resilient, moving customers and tenants in ways that guide and delight

Our escalators are safe, reliable and designed to integrate seamlessly with your building. Our moving walks are engineered to be whisper quiet and smooth. Both are custom-made to complement your building’s unique environment.

  • Escalators
  • Max rise height: 8 m at a step width of 1,000 mm
  • Inclination: 30 / 35 degrees
  • Normal step width: 600 / 800 / 1,000 mm (contract base available)
  • Speed: 0.5 mps
  • Moving walks
  • Max length: 80 m
  • Inclination: 0° up to 6°, 10°, 12° (special request 11° available)
  • Palette widths: 800 / 1,000 mm
  • Speed: 0.5 mps

Effortlessly handling the heaviest traffic, year after year

Designed to meet the extreme and varied demands of public spaces such as airports, metros and busy transport hubs, our escalators and moving walks raise the bar for endurance and reliability. You can expect at least 20 years of efficient, safe service without downtime from our products in classic public ‘hot spots’.

  • Escalators
  • Max rise height: 20 m at a step width of 1,000 mm (special request up to 40 m available)
  • Inclination: 27.3 / 30 / 35 degrees
  • Normal step width: 800 / 1,000 mm
  • Speeds: 0.5 / 0.6 / 0.75 mps
  • Moving Walks
  • Maximum length: 120 m (special request up to 140 m available)
  • Inclination: 0° up to 6°
  • Palette widths: 1,000 / 1,200 / 1,400 mm
  • Speeds: 0.5 / 0.6 / 0.75 mps

The beauty of design

Gone are the days of being hidden from view; today’s escalators and moving walks take pride of place in public and commercial spaces. They help define the way people experience these buildings.

At the forefront of safe, reliable technology

From design to manufacturing, we strive to keep you safe and moving.

Peerless safety

When it comes to safety, just meeting code is not enough. The sheer breadth of our additional features stand testament to our dedication to your safety. Employing the very best materials and precision engineering methods, we provide failsafe freedom of choice.

  • 1 Acrylic wedge guard deflectors

  • 2 Increased height anti-fall balustrade

  • 3 Painted yellow demarcation lines

  • 4 Aluminium/stainless steel steps

  • 5 Rounded step nose (4 mm radius)

  • 6 Anti-climb barrier panels

  • 7 Anti-pickup barriers

  • 8 Black GuardianTM low-friction skirt panels

  • 9 Black or aluminium profile brush guards

  • 10 Yellow-coated combs

  • 11 Anti-slip rubber combplate (indoor only)

  • 12 Anti-slip rubber and stainless steel floorplate (indoor only)

We know quality

Every three days, our elevators and escalators transport the equivalent of the world’s entire population; we care deeply about each and every person.

  • 1 Unmatched construction

    Otis escalators® use rectangular steel trusses to increase their strength. Seal welds protect them against internal corrosion.

  • 2 Rigorous testing

    Escalator steps are subjected to dynamic load testing – not only 5 million times as normally required, but 20 million times. All our facilities conduct step breakage tests too, ensuring step quality and durability.

  • 3 Step chain assembly

    We use a computerised assembly jig for precise alignment of the tension carriage, track system and main drive.

Sustainable sophistication

Our escalators and moving walks embrace sustainability. Our smart lubrication system uses up to 98 percent less oil than manual lubrication systems. Standby ETA+ (or intermittent operational modes) plus LED lighting further reduce energy consumption. In addition, ReGen® drives capture energy when the escalator or moving walk goes down, returning it to your power grid.

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60%

less power consumption than escalators
without ReGen drives

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98%

less lubricating oil consumed than
conventional systems

General enquiries

Get in touch for further information and advice on escalators and moving walks and other Otis products and services