Metro and tram services disrupted on Friday 2 February due to a strike. Bus services resuming from 6pm
Updated 2 February 18:05
Metro and tram service are not operating on Friday 2 February due to a strike. The services will operate as usual from Saturday morning. Most bus services in the HSL area do not run on Friday 2 February 3am-6pm.
- The Metro does not operate throughout the day.
- Trams do not operate throughout the day nor on Friday night.
- Most bus services do not run 3am-6pm. Some bus services are running, for details see below
- Commuter trains and the Suomenlinna ferry operate as usual.
If possible, we advise passenger to use commuter trains or to walk, cycle or ride-share.
Bus services on Friday afternoon
You can follow the running of buses in real-time in a trial service at dev.hsl.fi/live
On Friday afternoon, about one fourth of bus services are running.
Trunk routes 550 and 560 are running approximately every 15 minutes. From these routes, passengers can change to trains at several locations.
In East Helsinki, passengers are advised to take bus 550 or 560 to a train station. On route 54, Itäkeskus-Pukinmäki-Pohjois-Haaga-Pitäjänmäki, nearly all services are operated. In Laajasalo, most bus services are not running. In Herttoniemi, some services are operated on route 58/B. On route 506, Myllypuro-Latokartano-Pasila-Meilahti, several services are operated. In Kulosaari, bus 16 runs nearly as usual.
In North-East Helsinki, bus 75 is running about every 30 minutes. Otherwise we advise passengers to use commuter trains. On route 506, Myllypuro-Latokartano-Pasila-Meilahti, several services are operated.
In North Helsinki, some services are operated on routes 64, 65, 66 and 67
In West Helsinki, we advise passengers to use commuter trains if possible. Buses 14, 39B, 43 and 550 are running about every 15 minutes. On route 54, nearly all services are operated. On routes 51, 52, 57, 58 and 552, some services are operated.
In Lauttasaari, buses 20 and 21/B operate as usual. Bus 21 goes to Erottaja.
In South Espoo, some services are operated on routes 531 and 542. These go to Espoon keskus, where passengers can transfer to train. Buses 550 and 551 run from Tapiola about every 15 minutes. Passengers can transfer to trains at Leppävaara or Pasila. Some services are operated on routes 113 and 114.
In North Espoo, bus 565 runs as usual. Passengers can change to commuter train at Myyrmäki or Espoon keskus. Other routes only operate a few services.
In East Vantaa, only a few services are operated. Buses 785-788/K run as usual.
In Central Vantaa, bus 571 runs about every 20 minutes, bus 615 about every 15 minutes.
In West Vantaa, we advise passengers to use commuter trains, if possible.
In Sipoo, nearly all services are operated.
In Kerava, around Korso and Kivistö, we advise passengers to use commuter trains.
In Tuusula, U line buses are operated nearly as usual.
In Kirkkonummi, all services on route 901 / K are operated. On routes 171-174, 902 and 911, some services are operated. Lapinkylä bus routes (900 series) are not running at all. From 7.10pm all services operate as usual.
In addition, other routes operate some services.
Services to resume after the strike
Bus services are expected to resume gradually after 6pm. Late night services and night bus services are expected to operate normally.
Tram and Metro services will resume on Saturday morning.
The Journey Planner shows commuter train services and bus services operating from 6.30pm.
No Metro services on Friday evening 2 February, buses running
Metro feeder services resume gradually form 6pm. However, the Metro is not running. Metro services resume on Saturday morning.
According to HKL, all Metro stations are closed on Friday, but where possible, business premises at the stations can be accessed. On Saturday morning, Metro stations open as usual.
No replacement services, Journey Planner shows the routes mainly running
HSL does provide replacement bus services because bus drivers as well as Metro and tram drivers are on strike. There is no staff to provide replacement services.
The Journey Planner shows commuter train services and bus services that are mainly running as well as bus services after 6.30pm.
Season ticket refund
HSL will refund one day of season tickets valid on 2 February 2018 for passengers who have not been able to use public transport on their regular journeys due to the strike. Refund is given as a season ticket or value loaded on Travel Card. In order to get the refund, customers must visit a Travel Card service point. No application form is necessary. Customers can claim for refund from Saturday 3 February 2018. Refund must be claimed within two months. Taxi fares will not be refunded.
Bus services operating on Friday 2 February
The list of individual services operated is not updated in the afternoon, in other words the list is not complete. The information has been updated around 2pm.
14 Several services operated, running about every 15 minutes
20 Most services operated
21/21B Most services operated
39B Several services operated, running about every 15 minutes
43 Several services operated, running about every 30 minutes
54 Most services operated
58/B Operated at irregular headways
64, 65, 66, 67 Operated at irregular headways
75 Operated at irregular headways
79 Operated at irregular headways
90 Operated at irregular headways
96 Operated at irregular headways
111 Operated at irregular headways
113, 114 Operated at irregular headways
115 Tapiola (M)-Mankkaa, all services operated
133 Friisilä-Matinkylä (M)-Henttaa, all services operated
U191, N Kirkkonummi-Pikkala th.(-Inkoo), running
224 Leppävaara - Kauniainen - Espoon keskus - Tuomarila, all services operated
U280 Kamppi - Turunväylä - Veikkola (services operated by Pohjolan Liikenne and Amper running)
U346 Helsinki-Kalajärvi (-Vihti) (services operated by Pohjolan Liikenne and Kivistö)
U355 Helsinki-Klaukkala, running
U455 Kamppi-Keimola-Luhtaanmäki (-Klaukkala), running
U456 Kamppi-Keimola-Luhtaanmäki (-Klaukkala), running
U457 Kamppi-Keimola-Luhtaanmäki (-Klaukkala), running
U465 Kamppi-Keimola-Syväoja, running
U480 Kamppi - Keimola - Luhtaanmäki ( - Klaukkala), running
U485 Kamppi - Klaukkala, running
506 Myllypuro-Latokartano-Pasila-Meilahti, operated at irregular headways
531/531B, Operated at irregular headways
542 Operated at irregular headways
550 Several services operated, running about every 15 minutes
551 Several services operated, running about every 10 minutes
560 Several services operated, running about every 15 minutes
565 Vantaankoski-Myyrmäki-Jupperi-Jorvi-Espoon keskus, operated as usual
571 Several services operated, running about every 20 minutes
615 Operated at irregular headways
U-linjat 665 and 765 running as usual, other Tuusula U line buses are running nearly as usual
785-788 Rautatientori - Jokivarsi - Nikkilä: nearly all services operated
U989 Pornainen – Pohjois-Paippinen – Järvenpää ( services operated by Liikenne Seppälä / Liikenne Lampola: from Järvenpää at 2.25pm)
991 Eriksnäs - Söderkulla - Nikkilä: nearly all services operated
Minibus routes operating on Friday 2 February:
94B Kontula-Kivikonlaita ( only the 7.30am service from Kontula and 4.11pm from Kivikonlaita)
148 Espoonlahden keskus-Soukka-Iivisniemi
149 Espoonlahden keskus-Kivenlahti
168 Espoon keskus-Mikkelä-Kauklahti
169 Espoon keskus-Suvela
201 Leppävaara-Mäkkylä-Pitäjänmäki- Pajamäki (NB! 201B does not operate)
241 Espoon keskus-Mikkelä-Hirvisuo
241V Espoon keskus-Hirvisuo
412 Kaivoksela - Myyrmäki ( Services operated by Taksikuljetus, i.e. on peak services)
444, T Kivistö-Katriinan sairaala-Tapola-Riipilä
446 Kivistö-Koivupää-Katriinan sairaala-Kesäkylä
603 Malmi - Oulunkylä - Koskela - Maunula - Paloheinä
618 Tikkurila - Simonkylä - Leinelä - Peijas
625 Leinelä - Koivukylä - Peijas - Rekolanmäki
701 Viikki - Pihlajamäki - Malmi - Suutarila - Siltamäki
702 Jakomäki - Puistola - Malmi - Tapaninvainio - Savela
704 Malmi - Sepänmäki
713 Hakunilan palvelulinja
719, B, K Nybygget-Hakunila
723 Päiväkumpu - Rekola - Havukoski - Koivukylä - Peijas
737, K Pohjois-Nikinmäki - Nikinmäki - Mikkola - Korso (Services marked with a plus not operated)
811, B , K Kivikko-Kontula-Mellunmäki-Länsimäki-Rajakylä
813 Vuosaari(M)-Pohjoinen ostoskeskus
818 Vuosaari (M)-Vuosaaren satama-Mellunmäki (M)
918 Neighborhood route Kirkkonummi (demand-responsive services)