PRESS RELEASE 18 May 2010
Pöyry awarded EUR 3.2 million high-speed railway construction supervision contract in China
PÖYRY PLC Press release 18 May 2010 at 3.00 p.m.
Jingfumingan Passenger Dedicated Railway Line Co. Ltd., China has awarded Pöyry a contract for construction supervision of Lot 5 of the Mingan section of the new Hefei-Fuzhou high-speed railway line. Pöyry's share of the contract is EUR 3.2 million.
The work will be performed in cooperation with the local railway construction supervision company Shanghai Xianxing Construction Supervision Co Ltd. This high-speed railway line is scheduled to be in operation in 2015. The Mingan section of the line is 467 km and the length of Lot 5 is 71 km. The design speed is 350 km/h.
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).