Contracts signed for public lighting and locking systems

The light fittings for West Metro’s public spaces and the DMX and DALI systems and field equipment related to their control will be supplied by Are Oy. The value of the contract signed today is in the region of EUR 4.5 million.

An agreement for the delivery of locking systems was signed with Anvia Securi Oy. The EUR 2.1 million contract includes electromechanical locking systems and their interfaces with the whole metro network’s main system, along with all required programming work. The contract also includes the actual installation of the locks.

A contract for the construction of fire seals for the West Metro line was signed on 24 July. Palokatkomiehet Oy will implement fire seals throughout the line and at all West Metro stations. Fire seals are installed at lead-throughs on the borders between fire areas. The contract value is approximately
EUR 250,000.

– “Half of the concrete pouring work required for stations has now been completed. A total of 1,122 construction workers are working on the stations and in the tunnel and shafts, and the work is proceeding briskly,” says Länsimetro Oy CEO Matti Kokkinen.

Further information

Länsimetro Oy, CEO Matti Kokkinen, tel. +358 50 347 1558, matti.kokkinen(at)

Länsimetro Oy is a company jointly owned by the Cities of Espoo and Helsinki, tasked with building the West Metro underground line from Ruoholahti to Matinkylä. The aim is to complete construction by the end of 2015. The company was established in 2007. The Länsimetro offices are situated in Tapiola, Espoo.