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Pöyry awarded EUR 7.5 million railway design contract in Poland

September, the 14th 2009

Pöyry awarded EUR 7.5 million railway design contract in Poland

Pöyry has been awarded the design contract for the new airport rail link in Katowice, Poland by PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A. Pöyry's share of the total assignment is EUR 7.5 million.

Pöyry is leading the design consortium with DB International in the project, which includes 38 km of railway line and 28 new structures such as bridges etc. The airport rail link runs from the Katowice airport in Pyrzowice to the centre of Katowice and other cities of the Upper Silesian agglomeration.

The design services will start with a feasibility study, leading over preliminary and building permit design and finally to the tender design including preparation of tender documents. They also contain consulting services during the bidding phase of the contractors. The design phase will last from October 2009 to May 2011 and will also include a complete environmental impact assessment and obtaining of relevant environmental permits.

The project is financed by the EU Cohesion Fund and the Polish State budget.

Pöyry is a global expert in consulting, project management 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 at our service in 49 countries.

Further information
Heikki Malinen
President and CEO
Teuvo Salminen
Deputy to President and CEO
Additional information by:
Johannes Dölzlmüller, President, Business Unit Eastern Europe, Austria
Tel. +43 676 838 780
Andy Goodwin, Executive Vice President, Transportation Business Group,
Tel. +41 44 355 5555

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