Länsimetro is building the Espoonlahti metro station, which includes the Solmutori and Espoonlahdentori entrances. The construction contract is being implemented by SRV Rakennus Oy. The construction project will be complete once the Matinkylä–Kivenlahti section is handed over to the traffic operator HKL in 2023. Additional information about the schedule for the entire project can be found in the Construction section of the website.
Contact information for the Espoonlahti station construction contract:
Direct phone line to the worksite: +358 (0)40 637 5377
Project Manager Juho Varelius, juho.varelius(at)srv.fi
Worksite address: Tähystäjänkatu 4, Espoo
Other worksite addresses:
Solmutori entrance: Solmukuja 3, 02320 Espoo
Espoonlahdentori entrance: Maakravunkuja 6, 02320 Espoo
Further information about the worksite:
Länsimetro’s feedback line (Mon–Fri, 9 am to 1 pm): +358 (0)50 377 3700
Hours of operation specified by the Finnish Environment Institute (PDF, in Finnish)
The Espoonlahti station construction contract started in December 2018. The excavation contract for the station and the rail tunnels was completed in November 2018. HVAC and electricity work is currently under way.
A new shopping centre, Lippulaiva, is being built in connection with the metro. The projects have a number of joint structures. The co-ordination work with the Lippulaiva project started in December 2019. More information about the construction of Lippulaiva (in Finnish) is available on Citycon’s website.
Go to the image bank (Flickr) to see what the worksite looks like and how the construction is progressing. We will update the photos as the work progresses. Be sure to also check out the architecture and art in the Espoonlahti metro station.
The metro tunnel shafts are located at intervals of approximately 600 metres and extend to ground level. They serve as an emergency exit, a smoke vent, a pressure equalisation system and a ventilation system. The stations have their own shafts. Read more about the shafts.
The metro is being built on residents’ and nature’s terms – read more.