Board of Länsimetro Oy, summary of decisions – 29 March 2018

The Board of Länsimetro Oy convened on 29 March.

The Board discussed Länsimetro Oy´s statement of accounts for 2017.

A status update on the second phase, Matinkylä–Kivenlahti, and a model for building a situational picture was presented to the Board. Excavations, planning, application for building permits and procurement are proceeding on schedule and in accordance with the adjusted cost estimate.

Board discussed the competitive tendering for the construction of the rail line. The EU procurement notice was published in the public procurement notification channel HILMA on 15 December 2017. The procurement procedure is a negotiated procedure. The Board also decided on the contractor. Information on the selected contractor will be provided at the time of signing the contract.

Status updates on the maintenance and servicing of the first phase of the West Metro, the Ruoholahti-Matinkylä section, were presented to the Board. Länsimetro Oy handed over the stations and rail to HKL for the initiation of traffic on 3 October 2017. The rail, its technical systems and the eight stations remained in the ownership of Länsimetro Oy. HKL shall report to Länsimetro Oy on the use of the track and stations and the related service and maintenance tasks as agreed.

The next meeting will be held on 26 April.

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