PRESS RELEASE 1 Sep 2010
Pöyry awarded EUR 2.6 million high-speed railway construction supervision contract in China
PÖYRY PLC Press release 1 September 2010 at 10.30 a.m.
Pöyry has been awarded a contract for construction supervision of the Changsha-Kunming high-speed railway line Lot 2 in China by Hukun (Shanghai-Kunming) Railway Passenger Dedicated Line Hunan Company Ltd. The value of Pöyry's contract is EUR 2.6 million.
The scope of services covers the supervision of the whole construction process focusing on quality control and safety management. The services will be performed in cooperation with the local railway construction supervision company Changsha Zhongda Construction Supervision Co. Ltd.
Changsha-Kunming Railway PDL connects Changsha in central southern China with Kunming close to China's southwest border. This project is part of the major high-speed railway connection Shanghai-Kunming Railway Passenger Dedicated Line. Lot 2 has a length of 73 km. The works of Lot 2 include one station, 55 bridges (36 km) and 21 tunnels (19 km).
The design speed of this double-track, electrified passenger dedicated railway line is 250 km/h, and the scheduled construction period is 48 months.
Pöyry has long experience in carrying out mass transportation projects worldwide, including high speed and conventional rail, underground and above-ground metros, bus rapid transit systems and light trains.
Additional information by:
Andy Goodwin, President, Urban & Mobility Business Group, Switzerland
Tel. +41 44 355 5555
Stephen Hu, Vice President, Transportation, Pöyry (Beijing) Consulting Co Ltd, China
Tel. +86 10 8587 5005
Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering company dedicated to balanced sustainability. We offer our clients integrated management consulting, total solutions for complex projects and efficient, best-in-class design and supervision. Our in-depth expertise extends to the fields of energy, industry, urban & mobility and water & environment. Pöyry has 7000 experts operating in about 50 countries, locally and globally. Pöyry's net sales in 2009 were EUR 674 million and the company's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).