New contracts signed

Agreements for the HVAC system contract for Niittykumpu station and the West Metro building management system, access control system and toilet module delivery contracts have been signed.

The competitive tender for the final building services contract for the West Metro line, the HVAC contract for Niittykumpu station, was awarded to Consti Talotekniikka Oy. The total contract price is EUR 2.7 million. The contract includes all piping and ventilation work at the station.

The contract for the West Metro building management system was awarded to ABB Oy Power Systems. This contract includes the building management automation system for the stations and the metro line, building management and TAK (study, assessment and development) systems including equipment and installations, control room functions and interfaces to other systems. The total contract price is EUR 9.9 million.

The access control system for the West Metro will be provided by Anvia Securi Oy. The total contract price is about EUR 1 million. The contract includes the extension of the current server and graphic user interface at the Herttoniemi control room; programming of access areas, access levels and access times; access control centres; and interface with the West Metro lock system.

The contract for delivering toilet modules to West Metro was awarded to the consortium of Hellman’s Production Oy and Tarvasjoen Teräsovi Oy. They will supply 3 to 6 toilet modules to each of the eight stations. The total contract price is about EUR 1 million.

“The agreement for the final building services contract has now been signed, and construction is under way at every station and along the entire metro line. Nearly 27% of the concrete has been poured for the stations, and 55% of the retaining wall elements in the metro tunnels have been installed. Overground construction will begin in the autumn. In all, there are 1,058 construction workers at work at the stations, in the tunnels and in the shafts,” says Matti Kokkinen, CEO of Länsimetro Oy.

Further information

Länsimetro Oy, CEO Matti Kokkinen, tel. 050 347 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 the work towards the end of 2015. The company was established in 2007. The Länsimetro offices are situated in Tapiola, Espoo.