No tram service to Länsi-Pasila 15 June to 12 July, replacement bus 2X will run City Centre - Opera - Pasila

Update 27 June: replacement bus 2X will run in the city centre from Elielinaukio instead of Lasipalatsi from Mon, 29 June

Tram 2 will be diverted from Monday 15 June. There will be no tram service between the Opera House and Pasila station until 12 July. Replacement bus 2X will run between Elielinaukio (from 29 June) and Pasila. In addition, the terminus of tram 7 will move to Ratapihantie, next to Pasila station and tram timetables will change on 15 June.

In addition, tram routes 7 and 9 will be diverted from 29 June to 12 July due to street work in Itä-Pasila. The route of replacement bus 2X will change in Itä-Pasila. The routes and timetables of the replacement buses are available in the Journey Planner.

Diversion routes 15-28 June

Route of tram 2 from 15 June to 12 July: Olympia Terminal – Lasipalatsi – Töölö – Urheilutalo – St Paul’s Church (Paavalinkirkko).
The tram will run as usual between Olympia Terminal and Töölöntori. From Töölöntori, the tram will continue across Mannerheimintie to Helsinginkatu and via Urheilutalo and Sturenkatu to the temporary terminus by St Paul’s Church in Vallila.

The tram will not serve the following stops: “Ooppera” (on Mannerheimintie), “Töölön halli”, “Kansaneläkelaitos”, “Auroran sairaala”, “Eläintarha”, “Palkkatilanportti”, “Maistraatintori”, “Kyllikinportti”, “Pasilan asema” (Pasila station).

Route of replacement bus 2X from 15 June to 28 June: Lasipalatsi – Mannerheimintie – Nordenskiöldinkatu – Länsi-Pasila – Pasila station – Itä-Pasila.

The best place to get on bus 2X in the city center is the “Lasipalatsi” stop on Mannerheimintie in front of Sokos department store (H1903). From there, the bus will run along Mannerheimintie to Nordenskiöldinkatu, from where it will continue along the route of tram 2 via Länsi-Pasila to Pasilansilta.

At Pasila station, the bus will stop at the bus stop in front of Pasila station (bay 31). From there the bus will continue to Messukeskus via Asemapäällikönkatu and Ratamestarinkatu.

In the other direction, the bus will depart from the stop on Rautatieläisenkatu in front of Messukeskus. At Pasila station, the bus will only stop at the bus stop in front of the station (bay 36, H2101).

The bus 2X will serve bus stops along Mannerheimintie, Nordenskiöldinkatu and Veturitie. In Länsi-Pasila, the bus will serve tram stops. For a detailed list of stops, see below.

Passengers with a valid ticket can board the replacement bus through the front and middle doors.

Tram 7 will depart from Ratapihantie by Pasila station from 15 June:
The terminus of tram 7 at Pasila station will move from Pasilansilta to Ratapihantie on 15 June. The tram will depart from platform 41 (H0612). Tram 9 will in the future depart from platform 43 (H0621). The change is permanent.

Diversion routes 29 June-12 July

There will be changes to tram routes 7 and 9 from 29 June due to excavation work.  Tram 2 will continue to be diverted to St Paul’s Church. Replacement bus 2X moves to Elielinaukio (bay 29).

Replacement bus 2X will also continue running, now between Elielinaukio and Pasila. However, the route in Itä-Pasila will change. In the direction of Pasila station, the bus will stop at the Pasila station bus stop (bay 31, H2100), from where the bus will continue to the “Ratamestarinkatu” bus stop (H2166) on Asemapäällikönkatu instead of Messukeskus.

In the other direction, the bus will depart from the “Ratamestarinkatu” stop (H2166) and stop at the “Junailijankuja” stop (H2165). At Pasila station, the bus will stop at the bus stop in front of the station (bay 36, H2101).

The terminus in City Centre moves Elielinaukio, bay 29 (H2029). Link to a separate bulletin.
Now the best place to change from trams to the replacement bus 2X is by the Opera House.

Route of tram 2 in Itä-Pasila from 13 July

The diversion route of tram 2 will be removed on 13 July and replacement bus 2X will be withdrawn.

The route of tram 2 will be extended to Itä-Pasila from 13 July. The tram will continue from Pasila station via Asemapäällikönkatu, Ratamestarinkatu, Rautatieläisenkatu and Ratapihantie back to Pasilansilta in front of the station. The tram will start serving the following stops: “Asemapäällikönkatu” (H0619), “Kellosilta” (H0616) and “Messukeskus” (H0614). In the direction of Olympia Terminal, the tram will depart from the stop in front of the station as before (platform 34, H0664).

NB! Tram 2 will no longer serve the Ratapihantie stops.

Stops served by replacement bus 2X

Postitalo (to 28 June)

The end and departure stop of the bus in the city center is located to the south of Postikatu (bay 55, H2038). From there, the bus will continue via Asema-aukio and Kaivokatu to Mannerheimintie.

Lasipalatsi (to 28 June, only in the direction of Pasila)

The bus stop is on Mannerheimintie, in front of the Sokos department store (bay 53, H1903).

Elielinaukio, bay 29 in the northern corner of the square (H2029), from 29 June

National Museum

The bus will serve the bus stops along Mannerheimintie (H1906 and H1907).
Stops on map:
In the direction of Pasila station: link
In the direction of Lasipalatsi, only to 28 June: link

Hesperian puisto

The bus will serve the bus stops along Mannerheimintie (H1908 and H1911). In the direction of Pasila station, the bus will serve the northernmost stop of the two stops.
Stops on map:
In the direction of Pasila station: link
In the direction of Lasipalatsi: link

Opera (only in the direction of Pasila)

The bus will serve the stop usually served by long-distance coaches (H1999) on Mannerheimintie, by the Opera tram stop.
Stop on map: link

Töölön kisahalli (replaces the “Töölön halli” tram stop)

The bus will serve the bus stops along Mannerheimintie (H1913 and H1914). In the direction of Pasila station, the bus will serve the southernmost stop of the two stops.
Stops on map:
In the direction of Pasila station: link
In the direction of Lasipalatsi: link

Jäähalli (replaces the “Kansaneläkelaitos” tram stop)

The bus will serve the bus stops along Mannerheimintie (H2069 and H2070).
Stops on map:
In the direction of Pasila station: link
In the direction of Lasipalatsi: link

Auroran sairaala (Aurora Hospital)

The bus will serve the bus stops along Nordenskiöldintie (H2072 and H2073).
Stops on map:
In the direction of Pasila station: link
In the direction of Lasipalatsi: link

Eläintarha

In the direction of Pasila station, the bus will serve the bus stop on Veturitie (H2109). In direction of Lasipalatsi, the bus will serve the bus stop on Nordenskiöldinkatu (H2074).
Stops on map:
In the direction of Pasila station: link
In the direction of Lasipalatsi: link

Palkkatilanportti

The bus will serve the stops for tram 2 in both directions.

Maistraatintori

The bus will serve the stops for tram 2 in both directions.

Kyllikinportti

The bus will serve the stops for tram 2 in both directions.

Pasila station and Itä-Pasila 15 June-28 June:

In the direction of Itä-Pasila, the bus will stop at the Pasila station bus stop (bay 31, H2100), from where the bus will continue via the “Asemapäällikönkatu” (H0619) and “Kellosilta” (H0616) stops to Messukeskus (H2239).
In the direction of the city center, the bus will depart from the Messukeskus stop H2239 on Rautatieläisenkatu. At Pasila station, the bus will stop at the bus stop in front of Pasila station (bay 36, H2101).

The route of the replacement bus in Itä-Pasila will change on 29 June due to bridge work on Ratapihantie. Tram routes 7 and 9 will also be diverted in Pasila (link to a separate bulletin).

Pasila station and Itä-Pasila 29 June-12 July:

In the direction of Pasila station, the bus will stop at the Pasila station bus stop (bay 31, H2100), from where the bus will continue to the “Ratamestarinkatu” bus stop (H2166) on Asemapäällikönkatu.
In the other direction, the bus will depart from the “Ratamestarinkatu” stop (H2166) and stop at the “Junailijankuja” stop (bay 29, H2165). At Pasila station, the bus will stop at the bus stop in front of the station (bay 36, H2101).
From 29 June, the bus will not serve the “Asemapäällikönkatu” (H0619), “Kellosilta” (H0616) and “Messukeskus” (H2239) stops.

Map showing the diversion routes 15 June-12 July 

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kartta linjan 2 poikkeusreitistä ja korvaavasta bussista 2X

Please note a change to the map: The terminus of the replacement bus 2X in the city centre will be in Elielinaukio, bay 29, from 29 June

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