Traffic disruptions due to street and track works during the spring and summer

There will be diversions to, for example, tram routes 8, 4, 2 and 7 due to street works during the spring and summer and replacement buses will operate where tram services are not running.
Some commuter trains will not run between Helsinki and Pasila after Midsummer due to upgrading works on the Helsinki rail yard. In addition, improvement works will be carried out on the stops of trunk route 500 on Itäväylä.


3 April–31 August: Street works on Mechelinkatu

Tram route 8 will be diverted (Ooppera–Arabia) and bus 8X will replace the tram between the Opera and Jätkäsaari. Detailed traffic bulletin

12–14 May: Excavation works on Ruoholahdenkatu

Tram routes 7 and 9 will be diverted to run via Bulevardi and Hietalahti, Kamppi will not be served. All services on tram route 6 will operate under route number 6T. Detailed traffic bulletin

14 May–3 June: Street works on Tukholmankatu

Tram route 4 will be diverted (Katajanokka – Pikku Huopalahti) and bus 4X will replace the tram between the Opera and Munkkiniemi.

Detailed traffic bulletin

25 June–22 July: Street works on Nordenskiöldinkatu

Tram routes 2 and 7 will be diverted, they will not serve Länsi-Pasila:

Tram 2 will run from the Olympia Terminal via Lasipalatsi, Töölö and the Opera to Vallila (St. Paul’s Church/Paavalinkirkko).

Tram 7 will run as usual but its terminus will be Pasila station.

Bus 2X will serve the section of route not served by the tram (Postitalo – Länsi-Pasila – Pasila station).

24 June–5 August: Track works at the Helsinki rail yard (Helsinki–Pasila)

The works will be conducted in two phases and most passengers will need to change trains at Pasila. Some commuter trains will not run to Helsinki.

Detailed traffic bulletin

3–24 September  Street works on Mannerheimintie between Nordenskiöldinkatu and Reijolankatu

Tram routes 4 and 10 will be diverted (tram 4: Katajanokka – Töölö depot, tram 10: Kirurgi – Töölö depot), and bus 4X will replace tram 4 between the Opera and Munkkiniemi and bus 10X will replace tram 10 between the Opera and Pikku Huopalahti.

During the spring and summer months: Itäväylä

Improvement works will be carried out on the stops of trunk route 500 on Itäväylä. The works will affect journeys on the route. For example, the stops on Tynnyrintekijänkatu will be closed for about three weeks from Midsummer.

Where to find information on the diversions?

Information about street works, stop relocations and diversions will be available at about two weeks before the changes take effect. In addition, information about the changes will be provided at bus and tram stops, stations and on board.


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