PRESS RELEASE 5 May 2010
Pöyry signed EUR 3.5 million contracts for metropolitan railway projects in Brazil
PÖYRY PLC Press release 5 May 2010 at 1.15 p.m.
Pöyry has been awarded four contracts for development of the metropolitan railway projects in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Pöyry's services are related to expansion and modernisation of both the Sao Paulo metro operated by the Sao Paulo metro company CMSP and the suburban railway operated by CPTM (Sao Paulo Metropolitan Trains Company). The value of Pöyry's assignment totals about EUR 3.5 million.
The work is carried out in cooperation with local companies, Pöyry being the leader of the consortium. Pöyry's tasks include supervision, inspection and follow-up services for several metro lines and supervision, inspection, control and technical support services for the suburban railway. The services concern e.g. signalling, telecommunications, power supply systems and modernisation of rolling stock.
As one of the largest rail systems in the world, the Sao Paulo metro and suburban rail together serve more than five million customers daily.
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:
Javier Rodríguez, President, Business Area Latin America and Spain, Urban & Mobility Business Group, Spain
Tel. +34 649 454 233
Andy Goodwin, President, Urban & Mobility Business Group, Switzerland
Tel. +41 44 355 5555
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).