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Helsinki-Vantaa Airport to receive railway link

6 June 2007 | By Harri Yli-Villamo, Head of Project Planning Unit, RHK

The planning of Finland's first airport line is well under way and construction is scheduled to begin in 2008 on the outskirts of Helsinki. A working group has recommended that the line will be constructed with normal state budget funds. The project is expected to cost approximately €420 million (at…


A direct approach to a direct line

31 May 2006 | By Juha Kansonen, Project Manager, RHK

The major Finnish railway direct line project from Kerava to Lahti will be completed on 3 September 2006.The direct line is the most important railway project in Finland for over two decades and new technical solutions have been introduced with the guidance of the Finnish Rail Administration (RHK),who is responsible…