PRESS RELEASE 12 Nov 2012
Pöyry appointed responsible for railway network maintenance management also in Western Finland
PÖYRY PLC Press release 12 November 2012
Pöyry's Urban business group has been awarded an assignment for maintenance management of Western Finland railway network by the Finnish Transport Agency. Pöyry has managed the network already during 2005-2012. The assignment also includes the rent collection of the facilities owned by Finnish Transport Agency in Finland.
The work starts in the beginning of 2013. The duration of the assignment is five years and the value for Pöyry is approximately EUR 5.0 million, which will be booked in the fourth quarter order stock of 2012. The contract includes an extension option for two years maximum.
In the beginning of October, Pöyry was awarded the contract for Eastern Finland rail network management. The company is also managing the maintenance of Northern Finland rail network. The content of the new assignment is similar: in addition to the rent collection in the country, it covers the maintenance management of railways, rail structures and equipment, land areas and buildings administered by the Finnish Transport Agency in Western Finland. The total length of the network is approximately 1400 km. The management services cover various technical, economical, administrative and safety-related tasks.
Pöyry's expertise in rail sector covers consulting, design and project management services during all phases of rail projects.
Markku Oksanen, President, Urban business group, Northern Europe
Tel. +358 40 527 6163
Martin Bachmann, President Urban business group, Executive Vice President Pöyry Plc.
Tel. +41 44 355 5555
Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering company dedicated to balanced sustainability and responsible business. With innovation, quality and integrity at our core, we deliver best-in-class strategic advisory, engineering, project implementation and operations support services. Our in-depth expertise extends to the fields of energy, forest industry, chemicals & biorefining, mining & metals, transportation, water and real estate. Pöyry has about 7,000 experts and an extensive local office network. Pöyry's net sales in 2011 were EUR 796 million and the company's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).