Changes to public transport in summer 2019 due to street and track works

There will be changes and diversions to HSL public transport services in summer and autumn 2019 due to street and track works. The works will affect in particular tram services. For example, tram routes 2, 7 and 9 will be diverted. In addition, the redevelopment of Hämeentie will continue throughout the summer.

We will provide detailed information about each diversion, change or disruption.

3 June–11 August: Construction on the Pasilansilta Bridge, tram routes 2 and 7

Tram routes 2 and 7 will be diverted. Tram 2 will run from Olympia Terminal via Market Square, Lasipalatsi and Töölö to Meilahti (Kuusitie). Tram 7 will turn around at Pasila station. Replacement bus 2X will run from Postitalo via Länsi-Pasila to Pasila station. Detailed bulletin

From 17 June: Construction of the Jokeri light rail link, bus routes 550, 58, 80, 92 and 92N

The construction of the new Jokeri light rail link will begin on 18 June. The works will affect trunk route 550 as well as bus routes 58, 80, 92 and 92N.

The routes will be diverted in Oulunkylä and Roihupelto. In Oulunkylä, bus 550 will not be able to run along Norrtäljentie. Instead, it will run via Siltavoudintie in both directions. In Roihupelto, works will be conducted on Varikkotie and bus routes 550, 58, 80, 92 and 92N will be diverted to run via Itäväylä. In addition, buses 92 and 92N will run via Viilarintie instead of Ratasmyllyntie.

Detailed information will be provided later.

22-23 June (Midsummer): Kauklahti track works, L and U trains

L and U trains will be replaced by buses between Kauklahti and Kirkkonummi from 22 June 4am to 23 June 6am.

24-30 June: Track works between Helsinki and Pasila, E and Y trains cancelled Mon-Fri

E trains ((Helsinki–Kauklahti) and Y trains (Helsinki–Siuntio) will be cancelled on weekdays due to track works. They will be replaced by U and L trains.

Detailed information will be provided later.

1 July–30 September: Works on Telakkakatu, tram 1

The terminus of tram 1 will move from Eira to Kolmikulma and the tram will not serve Bulevardi, Fredrikinkatu, Laivurinkatu and Tehtaankatu.

Detailed information will be provided later.

15–28 July:Track works between Helsinki and Pasila, E and Y trains cancelled Mon-Fri

E trains ((Helsinki–Kauklahti) and Y trains (Helsinki–Siuntio) will be cancelled on weekdays due to track works.  They will be replaced by U and L trains. In addition, there will be changes to train timetables.

Detailed information will be provided later.

29 July–11 August: Construction on the Pasilansilta Bridge, tram routes 7 and 9

In addition to the previous diversion routes, the following diversions will be in place for trams 7 and 9:

Tram 7 will not run to Pasila. Instead, the tram will run along Mäkelänkatu to a temporary terminus at Pohjanaukio in Käpylä. Tram 9 will run as usual to Radanrakentajantie in Itä-Pasila. In the direction of Jätkäsaari, the tram will run via Mäkelänkatu, Sturenkatu and Urheilutalo to its normal route. Pasila station will not be served by trams, but replacement bus 2X will continue running.

Detailed information will be provided later.

From 12 August: Construction works on the Jokeri light rail link will expand, routes 550, 41, 552 and 701

The construction on the new light rail link will extend to Huopalahti station and the tunnel under Huopalahti station and Eliel Saarisen tie will be closed to traffic. Bus 550 and other buses running via the Huopalahti tunniel will be diverted. More information will be available later.

In addition, bus 550 will be diverted on Maaherrantie when the construction on a bridge for the light rail link over Lahdenväylä begin.

Rest of the year: Redevelopment of Hämeentie

Trams 1, 6, 7 and 8 are not running via Sörnäinen. However, buses run along Hämeentie and Mäkelänkatu as usual, but there may be changes to stop locations as the works progress. Detailed bulletin

Rest of the year: Diversions in Maunula

The diversion routes currently in place in Maunula will continue throughtout the summer. Detailed bulletin

Across the summer: Changes to departure platforms at Pasila station

There will be changes to departure platforms at Pasila station due to track works. Please check the timetable displays at the station.

Across the summer: Tram diversions at night time

There will be diversions to tram routes at night from 11pm, for example, due to track works on Pitkäsilta and Siltasaarenkatu. Detailed information will be provided for each diversion.

Where to find information about diversions?

Information about street works, stop relocations and diversion routes are published at hsl.fi about two weeks before the changes take effect. Visit our website to keep up to date with any changes. Information is also provided at stations and on board.

 

 

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