Länsimetro Oy Board, end summary 23 May 2018

The Länsimetro Board convened on 23 May.

A status update on the second phase, Matinkylä–Kivenlahti, 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.

Status updates of May 2018 on the maintenance and servicing of the first phase of the West Metro, the Ruoholahti-Matinkylä section, were presented to the Board. HKL shall report to Länsimetro Oy on the use of the track and stations and the related service and maintenance tasks as agreed.

The Board was presented with a training programme for the Länsimetro project, the objective of which is to ensure that the special expertise of those involved in the second phase of the project is available throughout the construction. Expertise will also be developed during the long project. The training is systematic, continuous and will be developed as the project goes on. The trainers will mostly be our own experts who distribute information about their own special field in the construction of the West Metro. The training mainly concerns the project’s Piispanportti staff, that is, the big room staff.

The next meeting will be held on 28 June.

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