PRESS RELEASE 30 Jun 2009
Pöyry awarded project management services for metro extension in Sao Paulo, Brazil
PÖYRY PLC Press release 30 June 2009 at 3.20 p.m.
Pöyry has been awarded a lender's engineer contract by the Metro Company of Sao Paulo, Brazil, for the extension of the metro in the city of Sao Paulo with a new Line 4. The scope of services includes project management, technical and financial assistance, providing tools for cost and quality control as well as for scheduling. The value of Pöyry's services amounts to EUR 3 million.
By far the busiest metro in South America, Sao Paulo metro serves more than three million passengers a day. The new Line 4 will be an important addition to the city's metro network. Running fully underground, this 12.8 km-long section will comprise ten stations which will be executed in two implementation stages. Pöyry will execute the five-year project in cooperation with EBEI, Brazil.
Pöyry has long experience in carrying out demanding underground projects, worldwide, such as the Maracaibo Metro, Venezuela, and the Bangkok Metro, Thailand, as well as the Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland.
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