The ISQ, Israel Society for Quality, a prominent organisation promoting quality in Israel, awarded the 2018 National Quality and Excellence Award commendation to Connect and its employees.
This is the first time a public transport company in Israel won this prestigious award. The commendation was presented by the ISQ, the Standards Institution of Israel, Office of the Prime Minister of Israel, Ministry of Economy and Industry, Israel and more.
Eran Schechtman, General Manager of Connect, said, “This is further proof that Connect continuously strives to improve, learn and grow. (…) We will continue to reach new heights this year as well.”
Connect Jerusalem operates and maintains light rail system in Jerusalem. The company manages train services, schedules and passenger experience. Connect Jerusalem has been member of UITP since 2015.
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Jerusalem, Israel’s largest city, and its capital, covers an area of about 126 square kilometers, and is home to more than 850,000 residents. The city is privileged to be the first and only one in Israel where the Light Rail operates.
The Jerusalem Light Rail began operating August 2011 and serves about 160,000 passengers daily. It is the backbone of the advanced, modern public transport system being built in the city and is one of the biggest urban transport infrastructure systems in Israel.