Public Transport in Helsinki: Trams

Helsinki tramway

Trams in Helsinki (Finnish: Helsingin raitioliikenne) are a public transport in Helsinki, the capital and the largest city of Finland, operated by the Helsingin kaupungin liikennelaitos.



Five interesting facts about the trams in Helsinki:

  • In 1891, the first horsecar tram was established in the city.
  • The first electric tram track was opened here in 1900.
  • The city has 11 tram lines.
  • The tram system consists of about 96 kilometres (60 mi) of route, operating on 1,000 mm (3 ft 3.37 in) standard gauge track.
  • Annually, the tram network has nearly 57 million passengers.


Helsinki tramway
MLNRV II (Valmet Nr II) tram, Helsinki

MLNRV II (Valmet Nr II) tram, Helsinki
MLNRV II (Valmet Nr II) tram, Helsinki

MLNRV II (Valmet Nr II) tram, Helsinki
MLNRV II (Valmet Nr II) tram, Helsinki

Helsinki tramway
MLNRV II (Valmet Nr II) tram, Helsinki

Helsinki tramway
MLNRV II (Valmet Nr II) tram, Helsinki

Helsinki tramway
MLNRV II (Valmet Nr II) tram, Helsinki

Helsinki tramway
MLNRV II (Valmet Nr II) tram, Helsinki

Helsinki tramway
MLNRV II (Valmet Nr II) tram, Helsinki

Helsinki tramway
MLRV Bombardier Variotram, Helsinki

Helsinki tramway
MLRV Bombardier Variotram, Helsinki

Helsinki tramway
MLRV Bombardier Variotram, Helsinki

MLRV Bombardier Variotram, Helsinki
MLRV Bombardier Variotram, Helsinki


Have you ever just sat on one of Helsinki's trams and rode it from the beginning until the end? Feel free to post a comment below.






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Are you planning to visit Helsinki soon? For more information about tram routes and fares, please visit: https://www.hsl.fi

2 comments

  1. Whenever you come to Italy, try the tram restaurant in Milan. Specially during the Christmas season...

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