Bus routes 24 and 502 and tram route 8 diverted on 29 May

Bus routes 24 and 502 as well as tram route 8 will be diverted on Sunday 29 May due to Naisten 10 sports event.

On Sunday 29 May

  • Mechelininkatu will be closed to traffic by Pohjoinen Rautatienkatu approximately 1pm–2pm.
  • Hietaniemenkatu and Hiekkarannantie will be closed to traffic approximately 1pm–2.15pm.
  • There will be no access from Paciuksenkatu to Seurasaarentie and Meilahdentie 1.15pm–2.30pm.
  • Helsinginkatu will be closed to traffic 1.30pm–3.15pm.

Public transport diversion routes on Sunday 29 May

Tram route 8 diverted from 12noon to 4pm

There will be three different diversion routes:
12noon–1.30pm

The tram will run from Arabia to the Töölö depot. In Töölö, the tram will leave from/terminate at the ”Ooppera” (0241 / 0242) stop. The tram will not serve the section of route from Mannerheimin to Saukonpaasi.
Map showing the diversion route 12noon–1.30pm

1.30pm–2pm

The tram will run a loop along …Hämeentie–Sturenkatu–Läntinen Brahenkatu–Helsinginkatu–Hämeentie…
Map showing the diversion route 1.30pm–2pm

2pm–4pm
The tram will use two separate routes:

  • The loop …Hämeentie–Sturenkatu–Läntinen Brahenkatu–Helsinginkatu–Hämeentie…
  • From the Töölö depot to Saukonpaasi normal route.

Map showing the diversion route 2pm-4pm

Helsinki bus route 24 diverted 12.45pm–2pm

The bus will run along …Mannerheimintie–Arkadiankatu–Runeberginkatu–Topeliuksenkatu–Haartmaninkatu–Tukholmankatu–Paciuksenkatu–Munkkiniemen puistotie–Laajalahden aukio.  The bus will serve all bus stops along the diversion route, marked on the route map.

Map showing the diversion route

The bus will not serve Mechelininkatu, Hietaniemi and Seurasaari and it will not serve the following bus stops:

  • ”Pohjoinen Rautatienkatu” (1273)
  • ”Fredrikinkatu” (1224)
  • ”Leppäsuonkatu” (1230 and 1231)
  • ”Väinämöisenkatu” (1265 and 1266)
  • ”Arkadiankatu” (1267 and 1268)
  • ”Hietaniemi” (1269 and 1270)
  • ”Hietakannaksentie (1258 and 1259)
  • ”Taivallahti” (1281 and 1282)
  • ”Sibeliuksenpuisto” (1283 and 1284)
  • ”Rajasaarentie” (1285 and 1286)
  • ”Kajanuksenkatu” (1287 and 1288)
  • ”Lastenlinna” (1289 and 1290)
  • ”Meilahden sairaala” (1291 and 1292)
  • ”Humallahti” (1293 and 1294)
  • ”Mäntyniemi” (1295 and 1296)
  • ”Ruutikellarit” (1297 and 1298)
  • ”Heikinniementie” (1299 and 1300)
  • ”Seurasaari” (1302).

Bus 502 diverted to run via the Central Railway Station

The 1.40pm and 2.40pm services from Merihaka will run along: Haapaniemenkatu–Hakaniemen ranta–Siltasaarenkatu–Kaisaniemenkatu–Vilhonkatu–Mikonkatu–Kaivokatu–Mannerheimintie–Arkadiankatu–Runeberginkatu–Topeliuksen-katu…

The 1pm and 2pm services from Leppävaara will run along: …Topeliuksenkatu–Runeberginkatu–Arkadiankatu–Mannerheimintie–Postikatu–Kaivokatu–Kaisaniemenkatu–Siltasaarenkatu–Hakaniemen ranta–Sörnäisten rantatie–Haapaniemenkatu

Map showing the diversion route

The bus will not serve the following stops:

  • ”Hakaniemi” (2503)
  • ”Kallion virastotalo” (0226 and 2129)
  • ”Castréninkatu” (0227 and 0228)
  • ”Kuntatalo” (0229 and 2128)
  • ”Wallininkatu” (2126 and 2127)
  • ”Diakoniapuisto” (2066 and 2067)
  • ”Töölön kisahalli” (2064 and 2065)
  • ”Ratikkamuseo” (1328 and 1329).

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