THE GS TRAM SITE

HELSINKI / HELSINGFORS

SUOMI / FINLAND

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16 Dec. 1976




SUOMI - FINLAND

HELSINKI - HELSINGFORS

TURKU / ÅBO


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Helsinki tram map 1976




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ROUTES

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

Operator: Helsinki City Transport (HKL)

  1 Käpylä / Kottby − Kumpula / Gumtäkt − Vallila / Vallgård − Sturenkatu / Sturegatan − Harju / Ås − Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Kruununhaka / Kronohagen − Kauppatori / Salutorget (Market Square)
  2 Itä Pasila / Östra Böle - Vallila / Vallgård − Sörnäinen / Sörnäs − Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Kruununhaka / Kronohagen − Kauppatori / Salutorget (Market Square)
  2A Itä Pasila / Östra Böle - Vallila / Vallgård − Sörnäinen / Sörnäs − Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Kruununhaka / Kronohagen − Kauppatori / Salutorget (Market Square) - Kaivopuisto / Brunnsparken − Eira [Rush-hour service]
  3B Eira − Erottaja / Skillnaden − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Kluuvi / Gloet − Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Harju / Ås − Eläintarha / Djurgården − Mannerheimintie / Mannerheimvägen − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Kauppatori / Salutorget (Market Square) − Kaivopuisto / Brunnsparken − Eira [Figure-of-eight, clockwise then counterclockwise]
  3T Eira - Kaivopuisto / Brunnsparken − Kauppatori / Salutorget (Market Square) − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Mannerheimintie / Mannerheimvägen − Eläintarha / Djurgården - Harju / Ås − Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Kluuvi / Gloet − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Erottaja / Skillnaden − Eira [Figure-of-eight, counterclockwise then clockwise]
  4 Kirurgi − Erottaja / Skillnaden − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Mannerheimintie / Mannerheimvägen − Meilahti / Mejlans - Munkkiniemi / Munksäs
  4S Kauppatori / Salutorget (Market Square) − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Mannerheimintie / Mannerheimvägen − Meilahti / Mejlans - Munkkiniemi / Munksäs [Rush-hour service]
  5 Kauppatori / Salutorget (Market Square) − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Etu-Töölö / Främre Tölö - Taka-Töölö / Bortre Tölö
  6 Hietalahti / Sandviken − Erottaja / Skillnaden − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Kluuvi / Gloet Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Sörnäinen / Sörnäs − Hermanni / Hermanstad - Arabia
  7 Sörnäinen / Sörnäs - Harju / Ås - Taka-Töölö / Bortre Tölö − Etu-Töölö / Främre Tölö − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Kluuvi / Gloet − Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Sörnäinen / Sörnäs [Circular route, both directions]
  8 Ruoholahti / Gräsviken − Kamppi / Kampen − Lapinlahti / Lappviken − Etu-Töölö / Främre Tölö − Taka-Töölö / Bortre Tölö − Harju / Ås − Sturenkatu / Sturegatan − Hermanni / Hermanstad
10 Linjat / Linjerna − Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Kluuvi / Gloet − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Mannerheimintie / Mannerheimvägen − Laakso / Dal − Ruskeasuo / Brunakärr
10S Kauppatori / Salutorget (Market Square) − Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Kluuvi / Gloet − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Mannerheimintie / Mannerheimvägen − Laakso / Dal − Ruskeasuo / Brunakärr [Rush-hour service]

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Urban tramways: 75 km.


HISTORY

  • Urban tramways: (horse-drawn) 21 June 1891 - 1901; (electric): 4 Sept. 1900 - today.
  • Metro: 2 Aug. 1982 - today.

GAUGE

  • Urban tramways: 1000 mm.
  • Metro: 1524 mm.

TRAM PRESERVATION

There is a Helsinki Tram Museum. The organization Stadin Ratikat runs vintage trams on city tracks.


SOURCES

PRINT

  • Pulling, N. "Systems Factfile No.88: Helsinki, Finland" Tramways & Urban Transit, Jan. 2015 (78:925), p.31-36.
  • Rauhala, J. "Helsinki: Visitors provide a helping hand", Tramways & Urban Transit, Dec. 2006 (69: 828), p.464-465.
  • Rice, W. & Rauhala, J. "Helsinki: Expansion is on the horizon", Tramways & Urban Transit, Sept. 2002 (65: 777), p.338-339.

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