Summary of Länsimetro Oy’s meeting of the Board of Directors on 26 January 2022

The CEO presented the project’s 2021 annual review. The Project Manager presented a status report for the Matinkylä–Kivenlahti section of the construction project. Construction is progressing in line with the planned schedule and budget. Metro traffic is expected to start up on the new section in 2023, once HKL’s and HSL’s and preparatory work has been completed. Test runs on the rail equipment began on the scheduled date of 21 June 2021 and continued in autumn up until Kivenlahti. The testing of the interface between the Matinkylä metro station and the new section was completed and approved in September. Scenario testing, meaning testing all the systems in emergency situations, has also been carried out at the Kaitaa, Soukka and Finnoo stations. Testing is currently in progress at the Kivenlahti and Espoonlahti stations. Testing is proceeding according to plan.

Länsimetro Oy’s CFO presented the cost monitoring for the construction project.  Construction is proceeding in line with the budget.

The next meeting of the Board of Directors will be held on 17 February 2022.

Further information:

Olli Isotalo, Chairman of the Board of Länsimetro Oy, tel. +358 (0)50 593 3359

Ville Saksi, CEO, Länsimetro Oy, tel. +358 (0)40 823 2086

Media contacts: Satu Linkola, Communications Director, tel. +358 (0)46 877 3392