Commuter train services resumed - other public transport resumes normal service after 5am Saturday morning
Commuter train services have resumed in the Helsinki region as planned after the Friday demonstration. There have been no significant problems. Trains run to their normal timetables. Trams, metro and buses resume normal service on Saturday morning. The first tram, metro and bus services leave after 5am. On Friday 18 September public transport in the region was disrupted due to a demonstration.
Updated 19 Sep 6.30am
Metro and tram services are still disrupted due to the demonstration and most bus services are not running, but commuter train services have resumed.
Metro and tram services are suspended for the whole of Friday until the end of night service. Services resume on Saturday morning.
There are no commuter train services on Friday morning. Commuter train services resume around 6.30pm. Also long-distance train services are suspended from 6am to 6pm.
Some bus services are operated on Friday. More information about bus services running on Friday is updated on the page below from Friday morning. Also some U line services operate on Friday. U line buses operating along Hämeenlinnanväylä operate almost a normal service. U line buses accept all HSL tickets, for example the Travel Card, but HSL tickets are not usually sold on U line buses. More information
On Saturday morning, the first buses leave after 5am.
Kutsuplus operates as usual.
Suomenlinna ferry does not operate on Friday from 11am to 1pm.
In the Helsinki region, people are advised to travel on foot or by bike, when possible. Information about routes is available in the Journey Planner for Walking and Cycling, at pk.reittiopas.fi. The Public Transport Journey Planner is not updated during the demonstration so it should not be used for searching routes on Friday.
HSL monitors the situation and informs passengers about the situation at hsl.fi as well as on Twitter and Facebook.
According to current information, the last L train from Helsinki to Kirkkonummi leave at 0.59am on the night of Thursday/Friday. The last T trains from Helsinki to Riihimäki are at 0.44am and 1.44am. On Friday morning, the 3.11am and 4.11am T trains from Riihimäki to Helsinki will run and the 5.37am and 6.12am Z trains from Lahti will probably run. Changes are possible.
According to current information, there are no other commuter train services on Friday morning.
After the demonstration, the first commuter trains are expected to leave at about 6.30pm. Cancellations and alterations to commuter train services are possible also after 6.30pm, possibly until Saturday 19 September.
On the Ring Rail Line, train services resume at 6.29pm. However, the shuttle bus form the Tietotie entrance to the terminals is currently schedules to start running only on Saturday morning. The walk from the Tietotie entrance to the terminals is about 400-800 meters.
Finnair City Bus (Airport-Helsinki city center) operates from Elielin aukio (Eliel Square) and 9am-2pm from Hesperia puisto bus stop. The bus operates a reduced service.
Some long-distance trains to Helsinki stop at Tikkurila and Pasila stations in the morning. HSL's tickets are not valid on long-distance trains. More information about train services is available at VR's website.
Refund of season tickets
HSL will refund one day of season tickets valid on 18 September for passengers who have not been able to use public transport on their regular journeys. Refund is given as a season ticket or value loaded on Travel Card. In order to get the refund, customers need to visit a Travel Card service point but no refund application form is needed. Customers can visit the service points to receive refund from Saturday. The refund is 1.85 euros for those who have an internal season ticket and 3.69 euros for those who have a regional ticket.