Summary of Länsimetro’s meeting of the Board of Directors on 26 March 2020

A status report on the construction of the Matinkylä–Kivenlahti section was presented to the Board. Construction is progressing in line with the project plan’s schedule and budget.

The Board was presented with Länsimetro’s measures in the project concerning the coronavirus epidemic. For now, construction work continues on the Matinkylä-Kivenlahti section as planned. Länsimetro Oy continuously monitors, in particular, the guidelines of the City of Espoo, the national government and other stakeholders. Shared recommendations concerning big room personnel have been given and the majority of the project’s personnel have transferred to remote work. Länsimetro Oy highlights each employee’s responsibility for the progress of the project and work in these exceptional circumstances.

The Board approved the company’s 2019 financial statements. The entire financial statements will be presented as part of Espoo’s consolidated reporting.

The Board approved the procurement decision for points for the Matinkylä-Kivenlahti project. The points will be acquired from Vossloh Cofiger Finland Oy. The points are a key part of the switch and turn the switch on the track. The points are attached to the switch, after which the switch is brought to the worksite in one piece. The type of point in question is currently in use on the old metro line and on Länsimetro’s Ruoholahti-Matinkylä section. The installation is carried out by the superstructures contractor. The value of the contract is EUR 890,000 million.

A report on the platform-level floor repairs at the Koivusaari metro station was given to the Board.

The next meeting of the Board of Directors will be held on 23 April 2020.

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