Tram routes 2, 3, 7A and 7B will be diverted from 3 July to 13 August 2017 due to track works on Nordenskiöldinkatu and Pasilansilta. During this time, there will be no tram services on Nordenskiöldinkatu, in Länsi-Pasila, on Porvoonkatu and Viipurinkatu.
Trams 2 and 3 will run along Helsinginkatu and not serve Nordenskiöldinkatu and Alppila. The northern terminus of the routes will be at the “Urheilutalo” tram stop on Helsinginkatu instead of Eläintarha.
Replacement bus 2X will serve the section of route not served by the trams and run from the Sports Hall (Urheilutalo) along Nordenskiöldinkatu to the Opera. The buses will stop at bus stops marked with “2X”. In Töölö, the bus 2X will leave from the “Ooppera” stop (H1332) on Runeberginkatu (stop on map) and run along Runeberginkatu and Topeliuksenkatu. By the Sports Hall, the bus will leave from the “Urheilutalo” bus stop on Läntinen Brahenkatu (stop on map).
Trams 7A and 7B will run from Kolmikulma via Kruununhaka and Hakaniemi to Pasila station. Tram 7A will run from Pasila station to Kolmikulma and tram 7B from Kolmikulma to Pasila station.
The section of route not served by the trams will be served by replacement bus 7X running from Lasipalatsi via Länsi-Pasila to Pasila station. The buses will stop at bus stops marked with “7X”. The bus 7X will leave from the “Postitalo” bus stop on Postikatu (stop on map) and also stop at the “Lasipalatsi bus stop on Mannerheimintie (stop on map). In Pasila, passengers can get on the bus at the “Pasila station” stop on Ratapihantie served by tram 7B. The stop is located at the same side of the street as the temporary station.
Tram 7B uses its normal route to Pasila station. By the station, the route number changes to 7A and the tram continues to Kolmikulma via Asemapäällikönkatu and Ratamestarinkatu and resumes its normal route after the “Radanrakentajantie” stop.
The diversion routes will be in place until the new Helsinki tram network starts operating on 14 August 2017. Find out more about the new tram routes at hsl.fi/en/tramroutes2017.