Board of Länsimetro Oy, summary of decisions – 10 October 2017

The Board discussed the contents of the partnership agreement between Länsimetro Oy and HKL. Länsimetro Oy has handed over control of the rail and stations and their technical systems to the management, responsibility and maintenance of HKL by an agreement signed on 3 October. Ownership shall remain with Länsimetro Oy, and management in accordance with the articles of association with its shareholders. In the agreement, HKL is tasked with the same duties concerning the rail, stations and systems of the West Metro as in the case of the existing metro line. HKL is responsible for the responsibilities and safety management system in accordance with legislation on urban rail transit.

The Board received a status update on the comprehensive safety and risk management of the Martinkylä–Kivenlahti section of the West Metro.

The next meeting will be held on 31 October.

Further information:

Ville Saksi, CEO, Länsimetro Oy, tel. +358 (0)40 823 2086

Olli Isotalo, Chairman of the Board of Länsimetro Oy, tel. +358 (0)50 593 3359

Media contacts: Satu Linkola,Communications Director, tel. +358 (0)46 877 3392