Tram route 9 will be extended to the West Terminal and tram 7 will resume its normal route on 3 May
The new section of tramway along Atlantinkatu and the Atlantinsilta Bridge will open on Monday 3 May. Tram route 9 will be extended from Saukonpaasi to the West Terminal. Tram 7 will resume its normal route and the replacement bus 7X will stop running. In the future, trams 7 and 9 will switch route numbers at the West Terminal. The timetables for trams 6, 7, 8 and 9 will change.
From Monday 3 May, tram 9 will run from Saukonpaasi in Jätkäsaari along Atlantinkatu over the new Atlantinsilta Bridge to West Terminal 2. New stops will be introduced on Atlantinkatu: “Saukonkatu” (H0832 and H0833) and “Kanariankatu” (H0344 and H0343). At West Terminal 2, the departure stop will be H0238 and the arrival stop will be H0239.
Trams 7 and 9 will switch route numbers at the West Terminal:
- Tram 7 from the city center via Tyynenmerenkatu will continue from the terminal under route number 9 via Saukonpaasi to Pasila.
- Tram 9 from the city center via Saukonpaasi will continue from the terminal under route number 7 via Tyynenmerenkatu to Pasila.
This arrangement will be in place until a turnaround loop at Bunkkeri is completed.
Jatkossa Länsiterminaali 2:lta kannattaa siis ottaa jommankumman suunnan raitiovaunu, 7 tai 9. Both tram 7 and 9 will run via Kamppi to, for example, the Central Railway Station.
Tram 9 will no longer serve the terminus in Saukonpaasi (H0289 and H0294).
Tram 7 will resume its normal route via Kamppi and Tyynenmerenkatu to the West Terminal. Link to the release about the diversion route 6 April–2 May
The tram will no longer serve the stops along the diversion route (i.e. the stops at Ylioppilastalo, on Bulevardi and in Hietalahti). The following stops in Hietalahti will no longer be served by any trams: “Hietalahdenkatu” (H0810), “Kalevankatu” (H0812), the terminus “Hietalahti” (H0811) and “Köydenpunojankatu” (H0809).
In the future, Hietalahti will be served by tram 6 to Hietalahdentori, trams 7 and 9 to Länsilinkki and bus 22 from Lauttasaari via Ruoholahti and Hietalahdenranta to Punavuori.
Replacement bus 7X will be withdrawn from 2 May.
The timetables for trams 6, 7, 8 and 9 will also change on 3 May.
The new timetables are available on the Journey Planner as well as in the printable timetables.
Tram routes 7 and 9 from 3 May