Update: Changes to tram services in spring and summer 2022 due to street and track works

Update 3 May: Changes to previously announced diversion route for tram 7 and route of replacement bus 8X from 13 June to 14 August // Street works and works related to the expansion of the tram route network will affect tram services in the summer. The first diversions will start in April. Long term diversions will affect services in Töölö and services between the Opera and Sörnäinen, as well as Pasila, Käpylä and Mäkelänkatu. Short term diversions are expected in Kallio and Munkkiniemi.

There will be diversions to tram routes in spring and summer 2022 due to various street and track works. The improvement works on Runeberginkatu and Calouniuksenkatu will continue in Töölö. Street and track works will be conducted on Helsinginkatu by Sturenkatu. A new turnaround loop will be built in Meilahti. Works on a tram line between Kalasatama and Pasila will be conducted in Pasila.

Tram routes 3 and 9 will be diverted in Kallio for a week between 4 April and 10 April. Tram routes 1,2 4, 7 and 8 will be diverted in two phases: between 11 April and 12 June and between 13 June and 14 August. Trams 2, 4 and 8 will be replaced by buses in the different phases.

Changes to the arrangements and dates are possible. In addition, short term diversions are expected throughout the summer. 

The diversion routes and timetables will be updated in the Journey Planner about four weeks in advance.

Diversion routes of trams 3 and 9 in Kallio from 4 April to 10 April 

Diversion routes of trams 1, 2, 7 and 8 from 11 April to 12 June
Tram routes 1 and 2 straight along Mannerheimintie in Töölö
Tram 8 will turn towards the city center at the Opera. Replacement bus 8X, Jätkäsaari–Opera
Tram 7 will not serve Mäkelänkatu

Tram 4 will not serve Munkkiniemi between 13 June and 19 June

Diversion routes of trams 1,2, 7 and 8 from 13 June to 14 August

Tram 1 diverted via Hakaniemi to Arabia
Tram 2 will only run between the Olympia Terminal and Opera Replacement bus 2X, Postitalo–Pasila
Tram route 7 will run along Mäkelänkatu to Käpylä (change to previously announced diversion)  
Tram 8 will not run between 13 June and 14 August. Replacement bus 8X will run from Jätkäsaari via Sörnäinen to Pasila (change to previously announced route)

Switch to autumn timetables on 15 August
Changes to timetables on 11 April, 13 June, 20 June and 15 August

Diversion route of trams 3 and 9 in Kallio from 4 April to 10 April

Trams 3 and 9 will run in both directions along Hämeentie and Helsinginkatu, i.e. via Sörnainen Metro Station and Urheilutalo due to excavation works on Siltasaarenkatu and Kaarlenkatu.

Tram 3 will run from Hakaniemi via Hämeentie and Helsinginkatu to Läntinen Brahenkatu.

Tram 9 will run from Hakaniemi via Hämeentie, Helsinginkatu and Läntinen Brahenkatu to Aleksis Kiven katu.

Karhupuisto will not be served. In addition, tram 9 will not serve Fleminginkatu.

Bus 502 will serve Karhupuisto as usual.

Map showing the diversion route of trams 3 and 9 from 4 April to 10 April

Kartta linjojen 3 ja poikkeusreiteistä Sörnäisten metroaseman kautta

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Diversion routes of trams 1, 2, 7 and 8 from 11 April to 12 June

The improvement works on Runeberginkatu and Calouniuksenkatu will continue in Töölö between Töölöntori and Ruusulankatu

Tram routes 1 and 2 straight along Mannerheimintie in Töölö

Tram routes 1 and 2 will run in both directions straight along Mannerheimintie.  Arkadiankatu and Runeberginkatu will not be served.

Tram 8 will turn towards the city center at the Opera. Replacement bus 8X, Jätkäsaari–Opera

Tram 8 will run from Arabia via Sörnäinen (M) and Opera to Kolmikulma. The section of route from the Opera to Jätkäsaari will not be served.

Replacement bus 8X will run from the Opera via Töölö to Pasila station from 11 April to 12 June.

Trunk bus routes 20 and 30 also serve Töölö.

Tram 7 will not serve Mäkelänkatu

In Pasila, the construction of the Kalasatama–Pasila tramway will extend to Radanrakentajantie.

Tram 7 will be diverted from Sörnäinen Metro Station via Urheilukatu and Aleksis Kiven katu to Pasila station from 11 April. Mäkelänkatu will not be served.

Several buses and tram 1 (until 12 June) serve Mäkelänkatu.

Map showing the diversion routes of trams 1, 2, 7 and 8 between 11 April and 12 June

Linjojen 1, 2, 7, 8 ja 8X poikkeusreitit 11.4.-12.6.2022

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Tram route network 11 April to 12 June (5 Mb)

Tram 4 will not serve Munkkiniemi between 13 June and 19 June

A new turnaround loop will be built on Tukholmankatu by Haartmaninkatu.

Tram 4 will run to Pikku Huopalahti for a week. The section of route from Töölöntull to Munkkiniemi will not be served.

Replacement bus 4X will run from Postitalo via Töölöntulli to Munkkiniemi.

A map showing the route of bus 4X from 13 to 19 June:

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Diversion routes of trams 1, 2, 7 and 8 between 13 June and 14 August

The improvement works on Runeberginkatu and Calouniuksenkatu will continue in Töölö. In Pasila, the construction work on the Kalasatama–Pasila tramway will extend to Mäkelänkatu. There will also be street and trakc works on Helsinginkatu by Sturenkatu.

Tram 1 to be diverted via Hakaniemi to Arabia

All of the street and track works will affect tram route 1 and the tram will be diverted via Hakaniemi to Arabia. Töölö, Mäkelänkatu and Käpylä will not be served.

Tram 1 will run from Eira via the Central Railway Station, Hakaniemi, Kallio and Sörnäinen to Arabia.

Between 13 June and 14 August, Käpylä will be served by tram 7.

Tram 2 to run only between Olympia Terminal and Opera. Replacement bus 2X to run between Postitalo and Pasila

The street work in Töölö and track work in Pasila will affect tram route 2.

Tram 2 will run from the Olympia Terminal along Mannerheimintie to the Opera. The section of route between Arkadiankatu and Runeberginkatu and Pasila will not be served.

Replacement bus 2X will run from Postitalo via Opera to Pasila.

Tram 7 will run to Käpylä

The construction work on the Kalasatama–Pasila tramway will affect tram 7.

Tram 7 will run along Mäkelänkatu to Käpylä (change to previously announced diversion route).

Replacement bus 8X will run from Sörnäinen via Mäkelänkatu to Pasila between 13 June and 14 August.

Tram 8 will not run between 13 June and 14 August. The tram will be replaced by bus 8X

Tram 8 will not run because of the street works in Töölö and on Helsinginkatu.

The tram will be replaced by tram 8X, which will run from Jätkäsaari via Töölö, Opera, Sörnäinen and Mäkelänkatu to Pasila (change to previously annonced route) 13 June to 14 August.

Trunk bus routes 20 and 30 also serve Töölö.

Map showing the diversion routes of trams 1, 2, 7 and bus 8X between 13 June and 14 August

Map showing the tram route diversions from 13 June to 14 August 2022

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Switch to autumn timetables on 15 August

The trams will resume their normal routes and replacement buses 2X and 8X will stop running on 15 August. We will later tell more about changes in autumn tram services.

Timetable changes

All tram timetables will change on 11 April, 13 June, 20 June and 15 August. Timetables for tram 5 will change when there are changes to the operation of passenger ferries.