Ratatek News

20.11.2017

The Finnish Transport Agency has made a contract with Ratatek considering contact wire works between Joutseno-Imatra.

The project includes an electrification of a new double track and renewal of the existing tracks contact wire system.

Project includes design and also an BIM-model of the contact wire system. The work will be ready in the beginning of 2023.

2.10.2018

Ratatek Oy has made a contract with the Finnish Transport Agency considering replacement work with messenger wire for year 2019.
The project will start at the beginning of 2019 and there is also options for the years 2020-21.

1.10.2018

Lauri Lahti has been employed as foreman. Lauri has a long experience from contact wire installations works in our company.

Lauris contact details are:
Lauri Lahti
tel: +358 40 555 7730
e-mail: firstname.lastname@ratatek.fi

21.11.2017

Ratatek Oy has signed an agreement with the Finnish Transport Agency considering contact wire works between Pori – Mäntyluoto. The project will include about 22 km of new contact line, design has already started. Project will be completed in end of 2019.

21.10.2017

Electrification between Jyväskylä-Äänekoski has been finished over one month earlier than original schedule. The project included 53,5 km overhead contact line and two feeder stations, our scope included design and installation.

The project started in January 2016 with design and material logistics. At site the work started in May-June 2016 and completed in July 2017.

18.9.2017

Ratatek has during the summer of 2017 built a new catenary system at Saltsjöbanan, this was the second part of this project, first part was built in 2016. Saltsjöbanan is a train that normally runs between Slussen and Nacka Saltsjöbaden and also to Solsidan. Total length for the whole project was about 20 km. The customer was Storstockholms Lokaltrafik, SL.

1.10.2016

Arvid Lönnberg has been employed as foreman. Arvid has a long experience from contact wire installations works in our company.

Arvids contact details are:
Arvid Lönnberg
tel: +358 40 555 7735
e-mail: firstname.lastname@ratatek.fi

11.9.2016

Ratatek has during the summer of 2016 renovated catenary system at Saltsjöbanan in Stockholm, Nacka. Saltsjöbanan is a train that normally runs between Slussen and Nacka Saltsjöbaden and also to Solsidan. The schedule was strict, but we managed to get the work done in time. The customer was Storstockholms Lokaltrafik, SL.

In Sweden, we also work for the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) catenary project in Örebro, Herrhult and Öxnered.

1.9.2016

Ronnie Malmström has been employed as foreman. Ronnie has a long experience from contact wire installations works in our company.

Ronnies contact details are:
Ronnie Malmström
tel: +358 40 555 7723
e-mail: firstname.lastname@ratatek.fi

18.1.2016

We have moved to a new office at Nurmijärvi, address Alhonniituntie 4, 01900 Nurmijärvi. Post address will official be changed from week 4.

7.1.2016

Ratatek Oy has signed an agreement with the Finnish Transport Agency considering contact wire works between Jyväskylä - Äänekoski. The project has started and will be completed in summer 2017.

22.6.2015

The City of Tampere has selected TRALLI alliance as an infrastructure builder for the tramway. TRALLI is a consortium included VR Track Oy, YIT Construction Ltd and Pöyry Finland Oy, to the consortium is also included Ratatek Oy with a subcontract. The work starts with a development period when the project design is carried out, a decision on the construction works will be taken in October in 2016.

16.6.2015

Ratatek Oy has signed an agreement with Infratek Finland Oy considering building a new transformer substation in Petäjänkoski. The work includes new portals and power lines at the station area.

8.6.2015

Ratatek has received a new specially-equipped tractor type Lännen 8800i. The tractor is in addition to standard equipment, including also rail wheels, personal basket and an air compressor for tools. Front loaders are also equipped with hydraulic equipment for cable drum.

1.5.2015

Juha Jussila has been employed as designer.

Juhas contact details are:
Juha Jussila
puh. +358 40 555 7736
e-mail: firstname.lastname@ratatek.fi

21.4.2015

Ratatek Oy are executing contact wire assembly works between Ställdalen – Daglösen in Sweden. Work has started and will be ready in spring 2016.

9.4.2015

Ratatek is working on contact wire design for Raide-Jokeri project in Helsinki-Espoo.

19.2.2015

Ratatek are executing contact wire assembly works at Ahonpää, to the project includes also switch heating and lighting installations. Construction work starts in May 2015 and will be finished in the autumn 2015.

6.2.2015

Ratatek Oy has signed an agreement with the Finnish Transport Agency considering contact wire works between Kemijärvi – Isokylä – Patokangas. The contact wire design has started and construction works starts in spring 2015.


3.12.2014

We have invested in the machine fleet by acquiring for the future challenges one Volvo FH12 and Merlo Roto 38.16S. More information can be found in our equipment page.


1.10.2014

Ville Hirvinen has been employed as foreman. Ville has a long experience from contact wire installations works in our company.


Villes contact details are:
Ville Hirvinen
phone: +358 40 555 7718
e-mail: firstname.lastname@ratatek.fi

4.7.2014

Ratatek Oy has signed an agreement with the Finnish Transport Agency considering contact wire works between Ruha - Lapua. The project has started and will be completed in autumn 2016.


7.4.2014

Ratatek has been certified to RALA (quality control system).


23.1.2014

Ratatek Oy are executing contact wire assembly works at Gamla Uppsala in Sweden. Work has started and will be ready in May 2014.


19.12.2013

Ratatek Oy has signed an agreement with Infratek Finland Oy considering building a new transformer substation in Forssa. The work includes new portals and power lines at the station area.


17.12.2013

Ratatek Oy are executing contact wire assembly works at Sävenäs in Sweden, tracks 35-37. Work will start in the beginning of year 2014.


14.8.2013

Ratatek Oy has signed an agreement with the Finnish Transport Agency considering replacement work with messenger wire. The replacement work will be done in different trackparts around Finland.


10.8.2013

Ratatek Oy executing contact wire assembly and design works at Falun. The work started in summer 2013 and will be completed in autum 2014.


6.8.2013

Ratatek Oy has signed an agreement with the Finnish Transport Agency considering contact wire works at Havukoski. The project has started and will be completed in autumn 2013.


14.6.2013

Ratatek Oy has signed an agreement with VR-Track Oy considering contact wire works at railway stations between Pieksämäki – Kuopio. The project will start immediately and will be completed in autumn 2013.


7.6.2013

Ratatek Oy has signed an agreement with the Finnish Transport Agency considering contact wire design and assembly works in Mankala. The project will start in june and will be completed in autumn 2013.


5.4.2013

Ratatek Oy:s Board has appointed Jaakko Kuosmanen (44) as the new CEO of Ratatek from 1.7.2013. He will replace the company's current CEO, Mikko Törmä, retiring in October 2013. Mikko Törmä will continue as Chairman of the board.

Jaakko Kuosmanen has over 18 years experience in electrification project. He has worked as a project manager in Finland and Sweden at Ratatek Oy since the company was founded (2008).


For more information:

Mikko Törmä, CEO, Ratatek Oy, tel +35840 555 7701


1.3.2013

Ratatek Oy has signed an agreement with the Finnish Transport Agency considering contact wire design and assembly works between Pieksämäki – Suonenjoki. Improvements will be done to the existing system. The project will start in March and will be completed in autumn 2013.


1.3.2013

Ratatek supplies and installs portals at Kristinestads new transformer substation. Customer is Infratek Finland Oy.


28.2.2013

In Kymmenelaakso has Ratatek installed 17 pc of traffic sign portals at Kuusankoski roundabout. Customer was Kouvola city.


25.1.2013

Marko Maisala has been employed as foreman. Marko has a long experience from contact wire- switch heating- and illumination installations works in our company.


Markos contact details are:
Marko Maisala
phone: +358 40 555 7712
e-mail: firstname.lastname@ratatek.fi

15.6.2012

The extension of Tvärbanan light rail has achieved the point of the first test run. The line where driven between Alvik to Solna Centrum 4 of June 2012. Test proceeded fine without any problems. Ratatek will carry on with the electrification later on at the new pit area for the trams.

Watch a video of the test drive

10.6.2012

Ratatek Oy has signed an agreement with the Finnish Transport Agency considering renovation of illumination on following railway stations; Hyvinkää, Jokela, Hiekkaharju, Puistola, Tapanila and Pukinmäki

Work will begin immediately and will be completed under autumn (2012)

24.4.2012

Changes in Human Resources
Kenneth Strandberg will be the company’s supervisor of electrical works from 1.5.2012. Kenneth is also working as Design Manager. Our earlier supervisor of electrical works, Jaakko Kuosmanen will concentrate on project leading works in both Finland and Sweden.


Contact details:
Kenneth Strandberg, +35840 555 7731
Jaakko Kuosmanen, +35840 555 7707