Kalliorakennus-Yhtiöt Oy has won the Kivenlahti station and rail tunnel excavation contract for Länsimetro’s Matinkylä–Kivenlahti section. Kalliorakennus will excavate the site of the Kivenlahti station, approximately 2 kilometres of parallel tunnels, a rail switching hall and the necessary shafts to the surface. This contract is worth EUR 26.3 million and work will begin in December.
– The excavation of the Matinkylä–Kivenlahti section continues with the excavation of stations and rail tunnels. The excavation works will continue until the end of 2017, says Matti Kokkinen, CEO of Länsimetro Oy.
The section from Matinkylä to Kivenlahti will be seven kilometres long and include the new stations of Finnoo, Kaitaa, Soukka, Espoonlahti and Kivenlahti. In addition, an underground metro depot will be constructed at Sammalvuori. The stretch will be opened to traffic in 2020. Traffic to Matinkylä will begin on 15 August 2016.
Matti Kokkinen, CEO, Länsimetro Oy, tel. +358 50 347 1558, matti.kokkinen(at)lansimetro.fi