Bus routes 53 and 70T will be diverted on Saturday 10 May due to the Helsinki City Run half marathon. Over 16,000 runners are expected to participated in the event. Mäntymäentie will be closed to traffic 7am-10pm and part of Helsinginkatu will be closed 3pm-4.40pm.
Bus 53 will run along Helsinginkatu, Runeberginkatu, Ruusulankatu and Eino Leinon katu 6.40am-3pm and 4.40pm-10pm. The Töölön kisahalli bus stops 2064 and 2065 on Toivonkatu will be out of use 7am-10pm.
Helsinginkatu will be closed to traffic 3pm-4.40pm and during this time bus 53 will run via the Central Railway Station, Arkadiankatu and Runeberginkatu in both directions.
Bus 70T will run via Nordenskiöldinkatu along Topeliuksenkatu, Nordenskiöldinkatu, Savonkatu, Aleksis Kiven katu and Sturenkatu.
During the diversion, the buses will not serve the Töölöntori (1331), Ooppera (1332, 2062 and 2185), Linnanmäki (2066 and 2067) and Porvoonkatu (2122 and 2145) bus stops.
U line buses which normally run along Helsinginkatu will run via Nordenskiöldinkatu, Savonkatu and Aleksis Kiven katu to Sturenkatu and Itäväylä.
Diversion routes from 3pm to 4.40pm: