West Metro, summary of decisions, 21 September 2017

The progress made in introducing the first phase of the West Metro was presented to the Board.

Progress with the Matinkylä-Kivenlahti line, which forms part of the second phase of the project, was presented to the Board. The excavations on this section are progressing as planned.

Managing Director Ville Saksi presented the project management system. The management system has been revised in accordance with the reorganisation of the project’s second phase. In addition to the Management Team, decision-making within the project is divided between the Project Team, the Design Management Team, the Construction Management Team and the Management Team for the Implementation of Technical Systems.

The Chief Financial Officer of Länsimetro Oy presented the company’s financial situation to the Board. The Managing Director was authorised to begin a tendering exercise and enter into a contract with respect to EUR 25 million of financing for the second phase of the Matinkylä-Kivenlahti line.

The next meeting will be held on 10 October.

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