PRESS RELEASE 29 Jan 2007
PÖYRY AWARDED ASSIGNMENTS FOR IMPROVEMENT OF THE RAILWAY NETWORK OF BERLIN, GERMANY
Pöyry's Infrastructure & Environment business group has been awarded two contracts by the German Railways (DB ProjektBau GmbH) for services related to the improvement of the railway network of Berlin, the capital of Germany. The total value of the contracts is about EUR 3 million.
The assignment comprises a technical review of the planning documents for three projects: the rail link to the Brandenburg international airport, the rebuild of the east railway junction ("Ostkreuz Berlin"), and the construction of a new tunnel for the urban railway line connecting the northern ring with Berlin's main station. In addition, Pöyry has been commissioned to prepare and co-ordinate the agreements for intersections and affected utilities of third parties for the projects mentioned. The services under both contracts shall be supplied during 2008 with an option for extension until 2015.
Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering firm focusing on the energy, forest industry and infrastructure & environment sectors. Pöyry's annual net sales amount to about EUR 600 million and it employs 6000 experts.
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