Electrical systems and HVAC contracts for Otaniemi and Keilaniemi stations and sprinkler system contract for entire metro line signed
The Otaniemi station HVAC contract was awarded to Lemminkäinen Talotekniikka Oy; the contract is worth EUR 3.5 million. Lemminkäinen Talotekniikka Oy was also awarded the electrical systems contract for Otaniemi station, worth EUR 3.2 million.
The electrical systems and HVAC contracts for Keilaniemi station were likewise signed today. The HVAC contract (EUR 3.3 million) was awarded to YIT Kiinteistötekniikka Oy and the electrical systems contract (EUR 3.0 million) to ARE Oy.
The sprinkler systems contract, covering all stations on the metro line, was awarded to Firecon Group Oy. The contract is worth EUR 2.9 million.
The West Metro HVAC and electrical contracts are divided into station-specific contracts and underground tunnel contracts.
“More than 65 per cent, or 18,300 metres, of the metro tunnels have already been excavated. Excavation work will be completed at all worksites next year, and construction work on the stations and tunnels will begin in the meantime as excavations allow,” says Matti Kokkinen, CEO of Länsimetro Oy.
Matti Kokkinen, CEO, Länsimetro Oy, tel. 050 347 1558
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 company was established in 2007. The Länsimetro offices are situated in Tapiola, Espoo.