Changes to R and T train services at night from 21 April to 7 July – service disruptions and replacement bus services between Kerava–Järvenpää and Kerava–Riihimäki

Due to track work, R and T trains will not run between Kerava and Järvenpää at night from Sunday 21 April to Sunday 7 July. In addition, on 7 May, 4 June and 2 July, R and T trains will not run between Kerava and Riihimäki approximately between 0.25am and 4am. Bus 969X will replace the trains. All up-to-date timetables are available in the Journey Planner.

No trains will run between Kerava and Järvenpää at night approximately from 0.20am onwards between 21 April and 7 July. Trains will then resume operating between Kerava and Järvenpää in the morning, either approximately at 5.20am or at 4.20am. You can find more information below. Replacement bus 969X will run between Kerava and Järvenpää.

On the nights following large public events in Helsinki (Metallica concerts on Friday 7 June and Sunday 9 June and Tuska festival on Friday 28 June and Saturday 30 June), the service disruption will be shorter and take place between 1.15am and 4.20am. During this time, the 0.40am R train from Helsinki will run as usual.

There will be no disruptions to train services and R and T trains will run between Helsinki and Riihimäki as usual on the night between Tuesday 30 April/Wednesday 1 May and at night between Thu–Sun 9–12 May, Sat–Sun 18–19 May, Sat–Sun 25–26 May, Sat–Sun 1–2 June and Fri–Sun 21–23 June.

The track work that will be carried out is part of phase two in the Helsinki–Riihimäki rail project. In the second phase, the number of rail tracks between Kerava and Jokela will be increased to four. Electrical and switch installation work will be carried out when the planned service disruptions take place.

In addition, on 7 May, 4 June and 2 July, R and T trains will not run between Kerava and Riihimäki approximately between 0.25am and 4am. Replacement bus 969X will run between Kerava and Riihimäki.

We advise you to check up-to-date information on trains and replacement buses in the Journey Planner.

 

Detailed information on the changes:

Sun 21 April, Sat 27 April, Sun 28 April, Sat 4 May and Sun 5 May

Mon 22 April, Mon 29 April and Mon 6 May

Tue-Fri 23-26 April, Tue 30 April, Thu-Fri 2-3 May, Wed 8 May, Mon-Fri 13-17 May, Mon-Fri 20-24 May, Mon-Fri 27-31 May, Mon 3 June, Wed-Fri 5-7 June, Tue-Fri 11-14 June, Mon-Thu 17-20 June, Mon-Fri 24-28 June, Mon 1 July and Wed-Fri 3-5 July

Tue 7 May, Tue 4 June and Tue 2 July

Sat 8 June, Sat 29 June and Sun 30 June

Sun 9 June, Sat 15 June, Sun 16 June, Sat 6 July and Sun 7 July

Mon 10 June

 

Services that will be replaced between Kerava–Järvenpää

 

Sun 21 April, Sat 27 April, Sun 28 April, Sat 4 May and Sun 5 May at 0.20am–5.20am

 

From the direction of Helsinki

  • The 0.40am R train and T trains leaving at 1.51am, 2.51am and 4.21am will terminate at Kerava.
  • An R train at 1.30am and T trains at 2.55am, 3.55am and 5.25am will leave from Järvenpää to Riihimäki.
  • Replacement bus 969X will depart at 1.08am, 2.33am, 3.33am and 5.03am from Kerava to Järvenpää.

 

In the direction of Helsinki

  • The 11.55pm R train from Riihimäki will terminate at Järvenpää.
  • An R train will leave at 0.44am from Kerava to Helsinki.
  • T trains from Riihimäki at 0.55am, 1.55am and 3.55am are cancelled. T trains will leave from Riihimäki to Järvenpää at 0.54am, 1.40am and 3.36am.
  • T trains will leave from Kerava to Helsinki at 1.53am, 2.36am and 4.32am.
  • Replacement bus 969X will depart at 0.22am, 1.27am, 2.13am and 4.09am from Järvenpää to Kerava.

 

Mon 22 April, Mon 29 April and Mon 6 May at 0.20am–5.20am

 

From the direction of Helsinki

  • The 0.40am R train and the 1.51am T train will terminate at Kerava.
  • A 1.30am R train and a 3.04am T train will leave from Järvenpää to Riihimäki.
  • The 4.20am R train is cancelled. The 4.01am R train will terminate at Kerava.
  • An R train will leave at 4.50am from Järvenpää to Riihimäki.
  • Replacement bus 969X will depart at 1.08am, 2.34am and 4.28am from Kerava to Järvenpää.

 

In the direction of Helsinki

  • The 11.55pm R train from Riihimäki will terminate at Järvenpää.
  • An R train will leave at 0.44am from Kerava to Helsinki.
  • T trains from Riihimäki at 2.55am and 3.55am are cancelled. T trains will leave from Riihimäki to Järvenpää at 2.33am and 3.36 am.
  • T trains will leave from Kerava to Helsinki at 3.32am and 4.32am.
  • Replacement bus 969X will leave at 0.22am, 3.09am and 4.09am from Järvenpää to Kerava.

 

Tue–Fri 23–26 April,
Tue 30 April,
Thu–Fri 2–3 May,
Wed 8 May,
Mon–Fri 13–17 May,
Mon–Fri 20–24 May,
Mon–Fri 27–31 May,
Mon 3 June,
Wed–Fri 5–7 June,
Tue–Fri 11–14 June,
Mon–Thu 17–20 June,
Mon–Fri 24–28 June,
Mon 1 July and
Wed–Fri 3–5 July, 
at 0.25am–4.20am

 

From the direction of Helsinki

  • The 0.40am R train and the 1.51am T train will terminate at Kerava.
  • A 1.30am R train and a 3.04am T train will leave from Järvenpää to Riihimäki.
  • Replacement bus 969X will depart at 1.08am and 2.34am from Kerava to Järvenpää.

 

In the direction of Helsinki

  • The 2.55am T train from Riihimäki is cancelled. There is a T train that will leave from Riihimäki to Järvenpää at 2.33am.
  • There is a T train that will leave from Kerava to Helsinki at 3.32am.
  • There is a T train that will leave from Riihimäki to Helsinki at 4.00am. The train will continue from Kerava according to its regular schedule at 4.32am.
  • Replacement bus 969X will depart at 3.09am from Järvenpää to Kerava.

  

Sat 8 June, Sat 29 June and Su 30 June at 1.15am–4.20am

 

From the direction of Helsinki

  • The 1.51am and 2.51am T trains will terminate at Kerava.
  • T trains will leave from Järvenpää to Riihimäki at 2.55am and 3.55am.
  • Replacement bus 969X will depart at 2.33am and 3.33am from Kerava to Järvenpää.

 

In the direction of Helsinki

  • T trains from Riihimäki at 0.55am and 1.55am are cancelled. T trains will leave from Riihimäki to Järvenpää at 0.54am and 1.40am.
  • T trains will leave from Kerava to Helsinki at 1.53am and 2.36am.
  • There is a T train that will leave from Riihimäki to Helsinki at 4.00am. The train will continue from Kerava according to its regular schedule at 4.32am.
  • Replacement bus 969X will depart at 1.27am and 2.13am from Järvenpää to Kerava.

 

Sun 9 June, Sat 15 June, Sun 16 June, Sat 6 July and Sun 7 July at 0.25am–4.20am

 

From the direction of Helsinki

  • The 0.40am R train and T trains at 1.51am and 2.51am will terminate at Kerava.
  • An R train will leave at 1.30am and T trains at 2.55am and 3.55am from Järvenpää to Riihimäki.
  • Replacement bus 969X will depart at 1.08am, 2.33am and 3.33am from Kerava to Järvenpää.

 

In the direction of Helsinki

  • T trains from Riihimäki at 0.55am and 1.55am are cancelled. T trains will leave from Riihimäki to Järvenpää at 0.54am and 1.40am.
  • T trains will leave from Kerava to Helsinki at 1.53am and 2.36am.
  • There is a T train that will leave from Riihimäki to Helsinki at 4.00am. The train will continue from Kerava according to its regular schedule at 4.32am.
  • Replacement bus 969X will depart at 1.27am and 2.13am from Järvenpää to Kerava.

 

Mon 10 June at 1.15am–4.20am

From the direction of Helsinki

  • The 1.51am T train will terminate at Kerava.
  • There is a T train leaving at 3.04am from Järvenpää to Riihimäki.
  • Replacement bus 969X will depart at 2.34am from Kerava to Järvenpää.

 

In the direction of Helsinki

  • The 2.55am T train from Riihimäki is cancelled. There is a T train that will leave from Riihimäki to Järvenpää at 2.33am.
  • There is a T train that will leave from Kerava to Helsinki at 3.32am.
  • There is a T train that will leave from Riihimäki to Helsinki at 4.00am. The train will continue from Kerava according to its regular schedule at 4.32am.
  • Replacement bus 969X will depart at 3.09am from Järvenpää to Kerava.

 

Departure stop of and stops served by replacement bus 969X

Kerava station: bay 11 (Ke0408) in the direction of Järvenpää.

Ainola: The Heinähäntä (Jä2156) stop on Lepolanväylä in the direction of Kerava and the Heinähäntä (Jä2157) stop in the direction of Järvenpää.

Järvenpää station: bay 11 (Jä2121) in the direction of Kerava.

You can board the buses also through the middle doors. You do not need to show your valid ticket to the driver. You can use the same tickets as for the trains when travelling on a replacement bus, that is, valid tickets of both HSL and VR.

Route and timetable of bus 969X in the Journey Planner

 

Services that will be replaced between Kerava–Riihimäki

 

Tue 7 May, Tue 4 June and Tue 2 July at 0.25am–4.00am

 

From the direction of Helsinki

  • The 0.40am R train and the 1.51am T train from Helsinki will terminate at Kerava.
  • Replacement bus 969X will depart from Kerava at 1.08am and 2.33am. The bus will run via the intermediate stations to Riihimäki.

 

In the direction of Helsinki

  • The 2.55am T train from Riihimäki (from Jokela at 3.12am) is cancelled between Riihimäki and Kerava. The train will start from Kerava at 3.32am and run to Helsinki according to its regular timetable.
  • The T train that normally leaves from Riihimäki at 3.55am will depart five minutes behind schedule, at 4.00am. The train will leave from Jokela at 4.14am. From Kerava, the train will continue to Helsinki as usual, leaving at 4.32am.
  • Replacement bus 969X will depart from Riihimäki at 2.48am (from Jokela at 3.18am). The bus will run via the intermediate stations to Kerava. In Kerava, passengers can change to the 4.04am K train to Helsinki.

 

Departure stop of and stops served by replacement bus 969X in the HSL area

Kerava station: bay 11 (Ke0408) in the direction of Riihimäki.

Ainola: The Heinähäntä (Jä2156) stop on Lepolanväylä in the direction of Kerava and the Heinähäntä (Jä2157) stop in the direction of Riihimäki.

Järvenpää station: bay 11 (Jä2121) in the direction of Kerava and bay 16 (Jä2126) in the direction of Riihimäki.

SaunakallioSaunakallio (Jä2017) on Wärtsilänkatu, in the direction of Kerava, and Saunakallio (Jä2018) in the direction of Riihimäki.

JokelaJokelan asema (Tu6101) on Jokelantie in the direction of Kerava and Jokelan asema (Tu6100) in the direction of Riihimäki.

You can board the buses also through the middle doors. You do not need to show your valid ticket to the driver. You can use the same tickets as for the trains when travelling on a replacement bus, that is, valid tickets of both HSL and VR.

Route and timetable of bus 969X in the Journey Planner.