PRESS RELEASE 29 Sep 2009
Pöyry awarded design services for high speed rail Madrid-Lisbon in Spain
PÖYRY PLC Press release 29 September 2009 at 11.40 a.m.
Pöyry has been awarded a design services contract by ADIF, the Spanish agency in charge of developing the high speed rail (HSR) network. The project includes the 15 km section between Talayuela and Navalmoral of the railway Madrid-Lisbon, with a projected speed of 300 km/h. The scope of services includes basic and detail design of the HSR double track platform including rail, bridges and under-crossing structures. The value of Pöyry's services amounts to about EUR 1.3 million.
This assignment is a continuation of Pöyry's long term involvement in the Spanish HSR network development. In addition, Pöyry's experience in Spain covers conventional passenger and freight rail, passenger terminals and logistic platforms.
Pöyry has long experience in carrying out demanding railway projects worldwide, including metros, conventional and high speed passenger railways and freight railways in Europe, Asia and Latin America. The assignments include for instance the metro extension in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the Taiwan HSR and the Cologne-Frankfurt HSR in Germany.
Pöyry is a global expert in consulting and engineering. We offer our clients in-depth industry expertise, innovative solutions and lifecycle engagement. Our knowledge extends across hydropower, oil and gas, power and heat, renewable energy, pulp and paper industry, chemical process industry, transportation, water and environment, and construction services. We have about 7000 experts in 49 countries.
Chief Financial Officer
Additional information by:
Javier Rodríguez, President, Business Unit Latin America and Spain, Transportation Business Group, Spain
Tel. +34 649 454 233
Andy Goodwin, Executive Vice President, Transportation Business Group, Switzerland
Tel. +41 44 355 5555