THE GS TRAM SITE

HELSINKI / HELSINGFORS

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13 Aug. 2012

The Helsinki tram network after the tram extension to Länsiterminaali / Västra terminalen (West Ferry Terminal)




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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)
  1A Käpylä / Kottby − Kumpula / Gumtäkt − Vallila / Vallgård − Sturenkatu / Sturegatan − Harju / Ås − Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Kruununhaka / Kronohagen − Kauppatori / Salutorget (Market Square) − Kaivopuisto / Brunnsparken − Eira [Rush hours only]
  3B Kaivopuisto / Brunnsparken − Eira − Kolmikulma − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Kluuvi / Gloet − Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Harju / Ås − Eläintarha / Djurgården
  3T Kaivopuisto / Brunnsparken − Kauppatori / Salutorget (Market Square) − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Kamppi / Kampen − Taka-Töölö / Bortre Tölö − Mannerheimintie / Mannerheimvägen − Eläintarha / Djurgården
  4 Katajanokka / Skatudden − Senaatintori / Senatstorget (Senate Square) − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Mannerheimintie / Mannerheimvägen − Meilahti / Mejlans − Vanha Munkkiniemi / Gamla Munksäs
  4T Katajanokan-terminaali / Skatuddens terminal − Senaatintori / Senatstorget (Senate Square) − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Mannerheimintie / Mannerheimvägen − Meilahti / Mejlans − Vanha Munkkiniemi / Gamla Munksäs
  5 Linjat / Linjerna - Hakaniemi / Hagnäs - Kluuvi / Gloet - Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Kamppi / Kampen − Taka-Töölö / Bortre Tölö ["Culture tram", Mo - Fr afternoon only]
  6 Hietalahti / Sandviken − Kolmikulma − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Kluuvi / Gloet - Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Sörnäinen / Sörnäs − Hermanni / Hermanstad − Toukola / Majstad − Arabianranta / Arabiastranden
  7A Senaatintori / Senatstorget (Senate Square) − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Mannerheimintie / Mannerheimvägen − Eläintarha / Djurgården − Pasila / Böle − Vallila / Vallgård − Sörnäinen / Sörnäs − Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Kruununhaka / Kronohagen − Senaatintori / Senatstorget (Senate Square) [Circular route, clockwise]
  7B Senaatintori / Senatstorget (Senate Square) − Kruununhaka / Kronohagen − Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Sörnäinen / Sörnäs − Vallila / Vallgård − Pasila / Böle − Eläintarha / Djurgården − Mannerheimintie / Mannerheimvägen − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Senaatintori / Senatstorget (Senate Square) [Circular route, counterclockwise]
  8 Jätkäsaari / Busholmen - Ruoholahti / Gräsviken − Lapinlahti / Lappviken − Taka-Töölö / Bortre Tölö − Harju / Ås − Sörnäinen / Sörnäs − Hermanni / Hermanstad − Toukola / Majstad − Arabianranta / Arabiastranden
  9 Länsiterminaali / Västra terminalen - Hietalahti / Sandviken − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Kluuvi / Gloet − Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Harju / Ås − Itä-Pasila / Östra Böle
10 Kirurgi − Kolmikulma − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Mannerheimintie / Mannerheimvägen − Laakso / Dal − Pikku Huopalahti / Lillhoplax

METRO ROUTE

Operator: Helsinki City Transport (HKL)

   Ruoholahti / Gräsviken − Kamppi / Kampen − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Sörnäinen / Sörnäs − Kalasatama / Fiskhamnen − Herttoniemi / Hertonäs) − Itäkeskus / Östra centrum − [Northern branch: Mellunmäki / Mellungsbacka] [Southern branch: Vuosaari / Nordsjö]


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Urban tramways: 110 km.
  • Metro: 21.1 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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