Tram 8 replaced by bus between the Opera and Jätkäsaari until the end of August

Tram 8 will not run between the Opera and Jätkäsaari from Tuesday 3 April to 31 August due to improvement works on Mechelininkatu.

The tram 8 will run only between the Opera and Arabia. Bus 8X will replace the tram between the Opera and Jätkäsaari. 

The tram will leave from and terminate at the "Ooppera" tram stop on Helsinginkatu. The tram will not serve the following stops: "Töölöntori", "Apollonkatu", "Caloniuksenkatu", "Perhonkatu", "Maria", "Itämerenkatu", "Ruoholahti(M)", "Länsisatamankatu", "Crusellinsilta" and "Saukonpaasi".

Replacement bus 8X will use the route of tram 8 between Jätkäsaari and the Opera, with minor changes to the stop locations compared to tram stops. The stops served by the replacement bus are listed below. 

Timetables of tram 8 and bus 8X

Stops served by bus 8X:

"Ooppera"

The departure stop is located on Helsinginkatu (H2185) but the bus will also serve the "Ooppera" stop (H1332) on Runeberginkatu.

Stops on map:
H2185, on Helsinginkatu: link
H1332, on Runeberginkatu: link

"Töölöntori"

The bus will serve the bus stops along Runeberginkatu (H1330, H1331).

Stops on map:
H1330, in the direction of Jätkäsaari: link
H1331, in the direction of the Opera: link

"Apollonkatu"

The bus will serve the bus stops along Runeberginkatu (H1307, H1338) to the north of Caloniuksenkatu junction.

NB! Southbound buses running along Runeberginkatu (14, 18, 18N, 37, 39, 39B, 39N, 41, 42, 69, 70, 551N) continue to serve the "Apollonkatu" bus stop located to the south of Caloniuksenkatu.

Stops on map:
H1338, in the direction of Jätkäsaari: link
H1307, in the direction of the Opera: link

"Caloniuksenkatu"

The bus will serve temporary bus stops on Caloniuksenkatu (H1228, H1229). The stops are close to the Mechelininkatu junction.

Stops on map:
H1342, in the direction of Jätkäsaari: link
H1343, in the direction of the Opera: link

"Maria"

In the direction of Jätkäsaari, the bus will serve the "Maria" tram stop. In the direction of the Opera, the bus will serve a temporary bus stop on Mechelininkatu (H1219) to the south of Leppäsuonkatu junction.

Stops on map:
H0218, in the direction of Jätkäsaari: link
H1219, in the direction of the Opera: link

"Itämerenkatu"

The bus will serve temporary bus stops on Itämerenkatu (H1335, H1336) close to the tram stops.

Stops on map:
H1335, in the direction of Jätkäsaari: link
H1336, in the direction of the Opera: link

"Ruoholahti(M)"

The bus will serve tram stops in both directions.

Stops on map:
H0214, in the direction of Jätkäsaari: link
H0213, in the direction of the Opera: link

"Länsisatamankatu"

The bus will serve temporary bus stops along Itämerenkatu ("Länsisatamankatu" H1339, H1440).

Stops on map:
H1340, in the direction of Jätkäsaari: link
H1339, in the direction of the Opera: link

"Crusellinsilta"

The bus will serve tram stops in both directions:

Stops on map:
H0292, in the direction of Saukonpaasi: link
H0293, in the direction of the Opera: link

"Saukonpaasi"

The bus will leave from the same stop as tram 8.

Stop on map:
H0295: link

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