Länsimetro Oy Board, end summary 28 June 2018

The Länsimetro Board convened on 28 June. A status update on the construction of phase two, 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.

The interim report 1/2018 of the construction of the West Metro second phase was presented to the Board. During the first half of the year, the most significant event was the adjustment to the project plan approved by Espoo City Council on March 2018. The revised cost estimate for the entire project is EUR 1.159 million, and the aim is that the second phase is handed over to the operator in 2023. The project is about to move from excavation to construction. The first construction work is underway, procurements are proceeding on schedule, a situational picture concept has been implemented, site organisations of the construction contracts have been compiled, all underground building permits have been received and project management methods and internal communication have been developed further.

Furthermore, a risk overview related to owning (Ruoholahti–Matinkylä) and the construction phase (Matinkylä–Kivenlahti) were presented to the Board.

Status updates of 4 June 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 next meetng will be held on 23 August.

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