THE GS TRAM SITE

HELSINKI / HELSINGFORS

SUOMI / FINLAND

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18 Nov. 2017

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The Helsinki network after the westward extension of the metro system and a major reorganization of the tramway route system.




SUOMI - FINLAND

HELSINKI - HELSINGFORS

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I created the above map by overlaying an OpenStreetMap (OSM) map with my own data. Copyright on the OSM map is © OpenStreetMap contributors, licensed under a CC-BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 licence).

Please note that the OSM map used as a template for this map corresponds to the situation at the time the map was downloaded and may show features that did not exist at the time the GS Tram Site is supposed to show. In particular, it may show bridges and highways that were built later.

ROUTES

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

Operator: Helsinki City Transport (HKL)

  1 Käpylä / Kottby − Kumpula / Gumtäkt − Vallila / Vallgård − Sörnäinen / Sörnäs − Harju / Ås - Ooppera / Operan - Taka-Töölö / Bortre Tölö - Apollonkatu / Apollogatan - Lasipalatsi / Glaspalatset − Fredrikinkatu / Fredriksgatan − Eira
  2 Olympiaterminaali / Olympiaterminalen − Kauppatori / Salutorget (Market Square) − Senaatintori / Senatstorget − Lasipalatsi / Glaspalatset - Apollonkatu / Apollogatan - Taka-Töölö / Bortre Tölö − Ooppera / Operan − Mannerheimintie / Mannerheimvägen - Eläintarha / Djurgården - Länsi-Pasila / Västra Böle
  3 Olympiaterminaali / Olympiaterminalen − Kaivopuisto / Brunnsparken − Fredrikinkatu / Fredriksgatan − Rautatieasama / Järnvägsstationen (Railway Station) − Kluuvi / Gloet − Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Harju / Ås − Eläintarha / Djurgården - Töölön Tulli / Tölö Tull - Meilahti / Mejlans
  4 Katajanokka / Skatudden − Senaatintori / Senatstorget (Senate Square) − Lasipalatsi / Glaspalatset - Mannerheimintie / Mannerheimvägen − Töölön Tulli / Tölö Tull − Munkkiniemi / Munksäs
  5 Katajanokan terminaali / Skatuddens terminal − Senaatintori / Senatstorget (Senate Square) − Rautatieasama / Järnvägsstationen (Railway Station) [Ferry connecting service]
  6 Hietalahti / Sandviken − Fredrikinkatu / Fredriksgatan − Rautatieasama / Järnvägsstationen (Railway Station) − Kluuvi / Gloet - Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Sörnäinen / Sörnäs − Hermanni / Hermanstad − Toukola / Majstad − Arabia [Not on afternoons and late evening]
  6T Länsiterminaali / Västra terminalen - Hietalahti / Sandviken − Fredrikinkatu / Fredriksgatan − Rautatieasama / Järnvägsstationen (Railway Station) − Kluuvi / Gloet - Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Sörnäinen / Sörnäs − Hermanni / Hermanstad − Toukola / Majstad − Arabia [Afternoon and late evening service only]
  7 Länsiterminaali / Västra terminalen - Hietalahti / Sandviken − Kampintori / Kamptorget - Rautatieasama / Järnvägsstationen (Railway Station) - Senaatintori / Senatstorget (Senate Square) − Kruununhaka / Kronohagen − Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Sörnäinen / Sörnäs − Vallila / Vallgård − Itä-Pasila / Östra Böle - Länsi-Pasila / Västra Böle
  8 Jätkäsaari / Busholmen - Ruoholahti / Gräsviken − Lapinlahti / Lappviken − Apollonkatu / Apollogatan - Taka-Töölö / Bortre Tölö − Ooppera / Operan - Harju / Ås − Sörnäinen / Sörnäs − Hermanni / Hermanstad − Toukola / Majstad − Arabia
  9 Jätkäsaari / Busholmen - Kampintori / Kamptorget - Rautatieasama / Järnvägsstationen (Railway Station) − Kluuvi / Gloet − Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Harju / Ås − Itä-Pasila / Östra Böle
10 Kirurgi / Kirurgen − Kolmikulma / Trekanten − Lasipalatsi / Glaspalatset - Mannerheimintie / Mannerheimvägen − Töölön Tulli / Tölö - Meilahti / Mejlans - Pikku Huopalahti / Lillhoplax

METRO ROUTES

Operator: Helsinki City Transport (HKL)

   Tapiola / Hagalund - Lauttasaari / Drumsö - Ruoholahti / Gräsviken − Kamppi / Kampen − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Sörnäinen / Sörnäs − Kalasatama / Fiskhamnen − Herttoniemi / Hertonäs) − Itäkeskus / Östra centrum − Mellunmäki / Mellungsbacka
   Matinkylä / Mattby - Ruoholahti / Gräsviken − Kamppi / Kampen − Rautatientori / Järnvägstorget (Railway Station Square) − Hakaniemi / Hagnäs − Sörnäinen / Sörnäs − Kalasatama / Fiskhamnen − Herttoniemi / Hertonäs) − Itäkeskus / Östra centrum − Vuosaari / Nordsjö]


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Urban tramways: ca. 100 km.
  • Metro: 35 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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