PRESS RELEASE 16 Oct 2012
Pöyry signs a five-year assignment for rail network maintenance management in Eastern Finland
PÖYRY PLC Press release 16 October 2012
Pöyry's Urban business group has been awarded by the Finnish Transport Agency an assignment for maintenance management of the Eastern Finland railway network. Pöyry has already managed the network since 2005.
The new assignment starts at the beginning of 2013. The duration of the assignment is five years. The value of the assignment for Pöyry is approximately EUR 5.2 million, which has been booked in the third quarter 2012 order stock. Added to this, the contract includes an option for a maximum of two years.
"We have been very satisfied with Pöyry's previous work. We believe that their knowledge of local conditions and experience provides a good basis for the years to come," says Seppo Mikkonen, regional manager of the Finnish Transport Agency in Eastern Finland.
The assignment covers the maintenance management of railways, rail structures and equipment, land areas and buildings administered by the Finnish Transport Agency in Eastern Finland. The total length of the rail network is 1,800 kilometres. The management services cover various technical, economic, administrative and safety-related tasks.
Pöyry's expertise in the rail sector covers consulting, design and project management services during all phases of rail projects. Pöyry is also currently managing the Northern and Western Finland rail networks.
Markku Oksanen, President, Urban business group, Northern Europe
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Martin Bachmann, President Urban business group, Executive Vice President Pöyry Plc.
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Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering company dedicated to balanced sustainability and responsible business. With quality and integrity at our core, we deliver best-in-class management consulting, total solutions and design and supervision. Our in-depth expertise extends to the fields of energy, industry, transportation, water, the environment and real estate. Pöyry has about 7,000 experts and a local office network in about 50 countries. Pöyry's net sales in 2011 were EUR 796 million and the company's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).